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About Lifespan of a Fact

A new play based on a true story? A true-ish story? Anyone who has never told a lie has never told a good story.

Jim Fingal (Daniel Radcliffe) has a small job: to fact check articles for one of the best magazines in the country. Jim Fingal’s boss (Cherry Jones) has given him a big assignment: apply his skill to a groundbreaking piece by legendary author John D’Agata (Bobby Cannavale). And now, Jim Fingal has a huge problem: John made up some of his article. Well, a lot of his article. OK, actually, maybe the majority of it? What starts professional quickly becomes profane as one question rises to the surface: Can Jim Fingal ever just shut the fact up?

Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale return to Broadway in the world premiere of 'The Lifespan of a Fact.'

Written by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell, and Gordon Farrell

Directed by Leigh Silverman

Strictly limited 16-week engagement.

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Recommended for 12+. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in theatre.

Studio 54

254 West 54 Street, New York, NY 10019

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