The Lifespan of a Fact

by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell

Regional Premiere

November 7 - December 8, 2019

Based on a True-ish Story.

At a prestigious magazine publication, a determined, young employee is about to be given an opportunity. The demanding editor-in-chief is giving him a big assignment: she wants him to fact check a groundbreaking piece by an illustrious, albeit unorthodox author. As the deadline approaches and the lines between accuracy and artistic license blur, boundaries are crossed and the high-stakes world of publishing becomes personal in this brand new comedy of conflict.

“Smart…rib-bustingly funny!” - The Wall Street Journal

Madison Calhoun

Madison is thrilled to be working with Stage West. Recent credits include the world premiere of Self-Injurious Behavior in Los Angeles as well as the Off-Broadway showcase and the original workshop in Dallas.

The Lifespan of a Fact

Nov 7, 2019 to Dec 8, 2019
by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell
Based on the book by John D'Agata and Jim Fingal
Based on a true-ish story.

“Smart…rib-bustingly funny!” - The Wall Street Journal

At a prestigious magazine publication, a determined, young employee is about to be given an opportunity. The demanding editor-in-chief is giving him a big assignment: she wants him to fact check a groundbreaking piece by an illustrious, albeit unorthodox author. As the deadline approaches and the lines between accuracy and artistic license blur, boundaries are crossed and the high-stakes world of publishing becomes personal in this brand new comedy of conflict.

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