MOE & JACK ROUSE and RANDOLPH WADSWORTH present

The Lifespan of a Fact

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MOE & JACK ROUSE and RANDOLPH WADSWORTH present

The Lifespan of a Fact

By JEREMY KAREKEN & DAVID MURRELL and GORDON FARRELL

OCT. 19 - NOV. 16, 2019
Marx Theatre

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Directed by WENDY GOLDBERG

A critically acclaimed 2018 Broadway play, this fast-paced story explodes with blistering comedy and timely relevance. Facts become blurry when they’re twisted into fiction in the high-stakes world of publishing. Emily Penrose, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high-end magazine, hires a determined millennial fact-checker named Jim Fingal to work on a groundbreaking essay written by the famous author John D’Agata. The deadline is tight, the essay is dense, and everyone must make a good faith effort in telling the story honestly. But the overly eager Jim takes his fact-checking way too far, creating the ultimate showdown of fact versus fiction.


ADVISORY:
The Lifespan of a Fact is suitable for adults and older teenage audiences. Characters lock horns in a debate of fact vs. fiction, and they drop some F-bombs in the process. Their explosive tête-à-têtes feature other mature themes, including discussions of suicide.


Promotional photo by Tony Arrasmith/Arrasmith & Associates.

 

 

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