First All-Female Design Team Announced for The Lifespan of a Fact on Broadway

by Michael Eddy
The Lifespan of a Fact will feature Broadway's first all-female design team
The Lifespan of a Fact will feature Broadway's first all-female design team

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 FactThe 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).

The Lifespan of a Fact, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale, was 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.

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.

Further information from Life Span of a Fact: www.LifespanOfaFact.com