May 2024

The LIfespan Of A Fact 
By Jeremy Karaken, David Murrell and Gordon Farrell 
Based on the book by John D'Agata and Jim Fingal 
Directed by Jennifer Clement 
A Kindred Theatre Society Production 

Three pages in to my reading of The LifeSpan Of A Fact, the book on which this play is based, I knew that this would be the sort of theatre that draws me back to my original roots in online reviewing, that began in 2006 with the launch of  My original concept was to write from the perspective of an audience member. I shared the emotional impact that a production had on me, how the script and performances resonated with my passions and prejudices, rather than focusing on the "facts" of the production.