Capital Stage Announces 2020/21 Season - ADMISSIONS, LIFESPAN OF A FACT, and More! Capital Stage Announces 2020/21 Season - ADMISSIONS, LIFESPAN OF A FACT, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020

Capital Stage announces its 2020/21 Season. Capital Stage's 16th season will be the 5th season at the helm of Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stevenson. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at TheaterWorks Hartford BWW Review: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at TheaterWorks Hartford
by Joseph Harrison - Feb 16, 2020

In today's world of a?oefake newsa?? and challenges to journalistic integrity, it is becoming increasingly difficult to tell fact from fiction. Add in the desire to both entertain and inform readers (and sell publications) and it can be easy to see how, today, trust may be harder than ever to find in the printed word. But who defines what exactly constitutes a fact, and when, if ever, is it ok to bend the truth in service of telling an important story? These are some of the questions explored in THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT, a play by Jeremey Kareken, David Murrell and Gordon Farrell now playing at TheaterWorks in Hartford. (more...)

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 2020-21 Season TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020

Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, incoming Artistic Director Tim Bond, and Executive Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announce the lineup for the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award-winning company's 2020-21 season, which launches this summer. (more...)

THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Comes to TheaterWorks Hartford THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Comes to TheaterWorks Hartford
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

TheaterWorks Producing Artistic Director Rob Ruggiero announced today the cast and creative team for the Connecticut Premiere of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell. Tracy Brigden (Hand to God) directs a cast that includes Tasha Lawrence (A Doll's House Part 2), Nick LaMedica (Hand to God) and Rufus Collins (TheaterWorks Hartford debut). (more...)

John D'Agata Will See THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at Stage West John D'Agata Will See THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at Stage West
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2019

Stage West has announced that John D'Agata, essayist and co-author of the book The Lifespan of a Fact (upon which the play of the same name was based), will be attending our production on Friday, November 29. Mr. D'Agata will be the guest at a special post-show conversation following the performance. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Pioneer Theatre Company's LIFESPAN OF A FACT Photo Flash: First Look at Pioneer Theatre Company's LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

he Broadway hit play The Lifespan of a Fact, based on the true story between essayist John D'Agata and fact-checker Jim Fingal, opens at Pioneer Theatre Company (PTC) November 1, 2019 and runs through November 16, 2019. Tickets for this production can now be purchased by calling 801-581-6961 or visiting tickets.pioneertheatre.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Heads to Stage West Photo Flash: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Heads to Stage West
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019

Can you assume these days that what you see in the media is factually correct?  Is accuracy all that important in an opinion piece? Those questions are central to the timely and very funny The Lifespan of a Fact, by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, which begins a 5-week regional premiere run at Stage West on Thursday, November 7. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Pioneer Theatre Company Presents THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

The Broadway hit play The Lifespan of a Fact, based on the true story between essayist John D'Agata and fact-checker Jim Fingal, opens at Pioneer Theatre Company (PTC) November 1, 2019 and runs through November 16, 2019. Tickets for this production can now be purchased by calling 801-581-6961 or visiting tickets.pioneertheatre.org. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at Repertory Theatre Of St. Louis BWW Review: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at Repertory Theatre Of St. Louis
by Steve Callahan - Oct 22, 2019

The St. Louis Rep has opened a smart, fast-paced, rather serious comedy about the meaning of Truth. It's called 'The Lifespan of a Fact'. (more...)

BWW Review: The Write Stuff: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at The Repertory Theatre St. Louis BWW Review: The Write Stuff: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at The Repertory Theatre St. Louis
by Rob Levy - Oct 19, 2019

The arrival of the Repertory Theatre St. Louis' production of The Lifespan of a Fact could not be better timed. Although set in 2003, it's explorations of fiction versus nonfiction, fact versus embellishment and storytelling verses the truth could be ripped from the headlines of the modern world. (more...)

The Rep Announces Cast and Creative team for THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT The Rep Announces Cast and Creative team for THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

Fresh from a smash Broadway run, The Lifespan of a Fact is an essential comedy for an age in which every fact is a battleground. (more...)

Fact And Fiction Collide In Cincinnati Playhouse's THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Fact And Fiction Collide In Cincinnati Playhouse's THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

Witness the ultimate showdown of fact vs. fiction when Moe and Jack Rouse and Randolph Wadsworth present THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT beginning Oct. 19 at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. This whip-smart comedy will run through Nov. 16, with opening night on Oct. 24. (more...)

TheaterWorks Announces The 5th Play Of The 19-20 Season - THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT TheaterWorks Announces The 5th Play Of The 19-20 Season - THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Theaterworks Producing Artistic Director, Rob Ruggiero announced the 5th play in its 2019-2020 Season today. Last year's celebrated Broadway comedy, The Lifespan of a Fact by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell will make its Connecticut premiere January 30th through March 8, 2020. Ruggiero said 'TheaterWorks is one of the few theaters across the country granted the rights to produce this show this year and we're thrilled. It's an ingenious play - a comedic struggle between truth and accuracy and all the grey spaces in between. It couldn't be more timely, more topical.' (more...)

BWW Review: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT: Regional Premiere at Gloucester Stage Company BWW Review: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT: Regional Premiere at Gloucester Stage Company
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 2, 2019

Gloucester Stage Company is the first theater in the country to produce THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT following its SRO limited run on Broadway. Based on the 2012 essay/book co-written by John D'Agata and Jim Fingal, the play explores the conflict between an unorthodox author (D'Agata) and the young fact-checker (Fingal) assigned by his magazine editor to vet a groundbreaking piece about a teen's suicide in Las Vegas. GSC mounts its production with local luminary and Academy Award nominee Lindsay Crouse, New York and Off-Broadway actor Mickey Solis, and recent Harvard University graduate Derek Speedy, making his Gloucester debut, under the direction of the estimable Sam Weisman. (more...)

Regional Premiere THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Opens In Gloucester Regional Premiere THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Opens In Gloucester
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 40th Anniversary Season of professional theater with the regional premiere of The Lifespan of a Fact from August 30 through September 22 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Gloucester Stage is the first theater in the country to produce the critically-acclaimed The Lifespan of a Fact since the play's SRO smash hit world premiere Broadway run featuring Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale closed in January 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale Hilariously Debate The Value of Truth in THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT BWW Review: Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale Hilariously Debate The Value of Truth in THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by Michael Dale - Oct 19, 2018

'I take liberties with things that deepen the central truth of the piece,' explains writer John D'Agata. 'Don't get bogged down in the details, keep your eye on the big picture.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Daniel Radcliffe, Bobby Cannavale, and Cherry Jones in THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Photo Flash: First Look at Daniel Radcliffe, Bobby Cannavale, and Cherry Jones in THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018

Written by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, and based on the book by John D'Agata and Jim Fingal, The Lifespan of a Fact is now in previews. Tony nominated director Leigh Silverman directs the world premiere, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Star-Studded Cast of Broadway's THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Meets the Press Photo Coverage: The Star-Studded Cast of Broadway's THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Sep 6, 2018

Written by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, and based on the book by John D'Agata and Jim Fingal, The Lifespan of a Fact will begin performances on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Tony nominated director Leigh Silverman directs the world premiere, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale. Meet the team below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Daniel Radcliffe and the Cast of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Meet the Press! FREEZE FRAME: Daniel Radcliffe and the Cast of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Meet the Press!
by Walter McBride - Sep 6, 2018

Written by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, and based on the book by John D'Agata and Jim Fingal, THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT will begin performances on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Tony nominated director Leigh Silverman directs the world premiere, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale. Meet the team below! (more...)

Up on the Marquee: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Up on the Marquee: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by Walter McBride - Jul 31, 2018

Written by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, and based on the book written by John D'Agata and Jim Fingal,THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT will begin performances on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Opening night is Thursday, October 18, 2018. The production will play a limited 16-week engagement at Studio 54 on Broadway. (more...)

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