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Studio 54 (New York, NY)
254 West 54th St. Seating Chart

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Running Time: One hour and 25 minutes

Mondays: 8:00pm
Tuesdays: 7:00pm
Thursdays: 7:00pm
Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays: 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sundays: 2:00pm and 7:00pm

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The Lifespan of a Fact Production Photo - Cherry Jones, Daniel Radcliffe, Bobby Cannavale The Lifespan of a Fact Production Photo - Cherry Jones, Daniel Radcliffe, Bobby Cannavale
THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT is based on the stirring true story of John D'Agata's essay, "What Happens There," about the Las Vegas suicide of teenager Levi Presley. Jim Fingal, assigned to fact check the piece, ignited a seven-year debate on the blurred lines of what passes for truth in literary nonfiction.


THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Will Hold Benefit Performance for The Actors FundTHE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Will Hold Benefit Performance for The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2018

The Actors Fund announced today that The Lifespan of a Fact has added a Special Benefit Performance for The Actors Fund on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). The production, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, Bobby Cannavale, and directed byLeigh Silverman, is playing a limited 16-week engagement through Sunday, January 13, 2019. (more...)

THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Will Change its Weekly Performance Schedule Beginning October 25THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Will Change its Weekly Performance Schedule Beginning October 25
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2018

The world premiere play, The Lifespan of a Fact, has announced a new performance schedule on Broadway. Beginning Thursday, October 25, 2018, The Lifespan of a Fact will play Monday, Friday, and Saturday at 8pm, Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday at 7pm, and Saturday and Sunday at 2pm at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). The production opened on Broadway on October 18 to critical acclaim. (more...)

BWW TV: True Story- THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!BWW TV: True Story- THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!
by TV - Opening Night Special - October 19, 2018

FACT: Studio 54 was the place to be last night as Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale took their first official Broadway bows in The Lifespan of a Fact. Written by Jeremy Kareken& David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, the play is directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACTPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by Jennifer Broski - October 19, 2018

The world premiere of The Lifespan of a Fact officially opened on Broadway last night, October 18 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). BroadwayWorld was there, and you can check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACTPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by Jennifer Broski - October 19, 2018

The world premiere of The Lifespan of a Fact officially opened on Broadway last night, October 18 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). BroadwayWorld was there, and you can check out all the photos below! (more...)

BWW Review: Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale Hilariously Debate The Value of Truth in THE LIFESPAN OF A FACTBWW Review: Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale Hilariously Debate The Value of Truth in THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by Michael Dale - October 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...)

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale In THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT?Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale In THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT?
by Review Roundups - October 18, 2018

The world premiere of The Lifespan of a Fact officially opens on Broadway tonight, October 18 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). The production stars Daniel Radcliffe (Privacy, 'Harry Potter'), Cherry Jones (The Glass Menagerie, Doubt, '24'), and Bobby Cannavale (The Mother with the Hat, 'I, Tonya'). Written by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, the play is directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman. (more...)

BWW TV: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT!BWW TV: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT!
by TV - Red Carpets - October 18, 2018

The world premiere of The Lifespan of a Fact officially opens on Broadway tonight, October 18 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). The production stars Daniel Radcliffe (Privacy, 'Harry Potter'), Cherry Jones (The Glass Menagerie, Doubt, '24'), and Bobby Cannavale (The Mother with the Hat, 'I, Tonya'). Written by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, the play is directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Daniel Radcliffe, Bobby Cannavale, and Cherry Jones in THE LIFESPAN OF A FACTPhoto Flash: First Look at Daniel Radcliffe, Bobby Cannavale, and Cherry Jones in THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by BWW News Desk - October 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...)

True or False? Meet the Cast of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT- Now in Previews!True or False? Meet the Cast of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - September 20, 2018

The Lifespan of a Fact begins performances tonight, September 20, 2018. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Announces Rush PolicyTHE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Announces Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2018

The world premiere play, The Lifespan of a Fact, which begins previews tomorrow, September 20, 2018 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street), has announced its rush ticket policy. (more...)

VIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe Reacts to Harry Potter Memes on THE TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe Reacts to Harry Potter Memes on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - September 13, 2018

Last night, Daniel Radcliffe stopped by The Tonight Show, where Jimmy Fallon gave him a chance to react to some popular Harry Potter memes. He also reveals how he's going to manage Fantasy football leagues while doing Sunday performances on Broadway. (more...)

Five Things We Learned From Daniel Radcliffe and the Cast of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACTFive Things We Learned From Daniel Radcliffe and the Cast of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by Stage Tube - September 11, 2018

Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale are getting ready to bring The Lifespan of a Fact to the Broadway stage. BroadwayWorld chatted with the cast recently about the upcoming production. Here are a few things we learned! (more...)

BWW TV: Catch up with Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale Starring in THE LIFESPAN OF A FACTBWW TV: Catch up with Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale Starring in THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 7, 2018

Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale are getting ready to bring The Lifespan of a Fact to the Broadway stage. Catch up with the team in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Star-Studded Cast of Broadway's THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Meets the PressPhoto Coverage: The Star-Studded Cast of Broadway's THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - September 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 - September 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 FACTUp on the Marquee: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by Walter McBride - July 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...)

Broadway's First All-Female Design Team Takes on THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT; Mimi Lien, Linda Cho, and More!Broadway's First All-Female Design Team Takes on THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT; Mimi Lien, Linda Cho, and More!
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2018

Tony nominated director Leigh Silverman has assembled Broadway's first all-female design team for this fall's world premiere Broadway play, The Lifespan of a Fact (more...)