"The Lifespan of a Fact" comes to the Open Book Theatre Company

The debate over truth and facts provides no easy answers in "The Lifespan of a Fact" (March 18 – April 16, 2022). Jim Fingal is a fresh-out-of-Harvard fact checker for a prominent but sinking New York magazine. John D’Agata is a talented writer with a transcendent essay about the suicide of a teenage boy—an essay that could save the magazine from collapse. When Jim is assigned to fact check D’Agata’s essay, the two come head to head in a comedic yet gripping battle.

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