Friday | Nov. 1, 2019

The Lifespan of a Fact has arrived in St. Louis following a smash Broadway run, and local reviewers are loving its smart blend of crackling comedic dialogue and heady themes of truth vs. fact.

We're compiling all of the local critical reactions in this space, so be sure to keep checking back as the reviews continue to roll in! The show continues through November 10.

Calvin Wilson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

“Smart and timely."

Mark Bretz, Ladue News:

"Truth, facts and literary license collide in this witty, provocative and thought-provoking verbal battle in a first-rate production at The Rep."

Rob Levy, Broadway World St. Louis:

"Pairing drama and comedic flourishes, like wine with a fine meal, The Lifespan of a Fact is an amazing work of theater."

Richard T. Green, Talkin' Broadway:

"Unexpectedly life-affirming."

Michelle Kenyon, Snoop's Theatre Thoughts:

"The Lifespan of a Fact is sure to provoke a great deal of thought and discussion, and I think that’s the point."

Ann Pollack, St. Louis Eats and Drinks:

"If you like words – or worry about journalistic accuracy – or had even a passing thought about how the printed word gets in front of us, this is a must-see."

Kevin Brackett, ReviewSTL:

The Lifespan of a Fact makes for a highly entertaining night of theater in addition to being a fascinating conversation starter for days to come.