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THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Announces Broadway’s First All-Female Design Team

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Costume Design


Lighting Design


Sound Design


Projection Design



In Bringing this World Premiere Play to Broadway



Written by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell

And Gordon Farrell

Based on the Essay/Book by John D’Agata & Jim Fingal

Strictly Limited 16-Week Engagement Begins Thursday, September 20, 2018

Opening Night Thursday, October 18, 2018

At Studio 54 on Broadway

(June 20, 2018 – New York, New York) – 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, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale.

The production will feature scenic design by Tony Award winner Mimi Lien (Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812), costume design by Tony Award winner Linda Cho (The Gentleman’s Guide To Love and Murder), lighting design by Jen Schriever (Eclipsed), sound design by Palmer Hefferan (Sugar in Our Wounds), and projection design by Lucy Mackinnon (Six Degrees of Separation).

Beginning Friday, June 22nd at 10:00am, tickets will be on sale to the general public at or (212.239.6200).

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 (254 West 54th Street).

THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT is based on the provocative 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 is produced on Broadway by Jeffrey Richards, Norman & Deanna Twain, Will Trice, Barbara H. Freitag, Gold/Ross Productions, Jennifer Manocherian, Primeiro Productions, ManGol Productions, Jamie deRoy, Eric Falkenstein/Suzanne Grant, Carl Moellenberg/Wendy Federman, Ken Greiner, Van Kaplan, Dominick LaRuffa Jr., Marc David Levine, Caiola Productions, Remmel T. Dickinson, WitzEnd Productions.

Though it is being performed at Studio 54, this production of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT is not a Roundabout Theatre Company production.


THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT will play Monday-Saturday at 8pm, Wednesday at 2pm and Saturday at 2pm.

Beginning Thursday, October 25, 2018, the production will play Thursday at 7pm, Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, Sunday at 2pm and 7pm, Monday at 8pm and Tuesday at 7pm.

Beginning Monday, December 17, 2018 through Wednesday, January 2, 2019, THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT will play Wednesday at 2pm and 8pm, Thursday at 7pm, Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, Sunday at 2pm and 7pm.

Please note the following exceptions to the performance calendar:

There will be a 7pm performance on Tuesday, October 23.

There will be a 2pm and 8pm performance on Wednesday, November 21.

There will be no performance on Thursday, November 22 in observance of Thanksgiving.

There will be a 2pm performance on Thursday, December 27.

There will be no matinee performance on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

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