The Lifespan of a Fact
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Performance at 10:30 am, Pre-show presentation at 9:45 am
Grade recommendation: 10th grade and up
Celebrated author John D’Agata has just written a sublime and shattering magazine essay that chronicles a teenager’s suicide. But is the story true? When the world’s most neurotically precise fact checker starts dissecting the author’s work, it begins to split at the seams. As the final deadline looms, hard facts square off against emotional truths in a funny and searing high-stakes showdown.