Sat, Mar 12|
Ground Floor Theater
THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
Based on a true story of John D’Agata’s essay “What Happens There,”
Time & Location
Mar 12, 2022, 7:30 PM – Mar 19, 2022, 7:30 PM
Ground Floor Theater, 979 Springdale Rd #122, Austin, TX 78702, USA
About the Event
Carlo Lorenzo Garcia playing John D'Agata.
The Lifespan of a Fact is based on the stirring true story of John d'Agata's essay, “What Happens There,” about the Las Vegas suicide of teenager Levi Presley. 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 over facts versus truth.