Daniel Radcliffe is returning to Broadway with new play, ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’

by Rahma Altaf

Daniel Radcliffe is making a comeback on Broadway and will be starring alongside Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale in a new play called ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’.

Daniel Radcliffe new play

Daniel Radcliffe is making a comeback on Broadway. (Image source: Instagram/Daniel Radcliffe)

Daniel Radcliffe new play

Daniel will be starring in a new play called ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’. (Image source: Instagram/Daniel Radcliffe)

The play, The Lifespan of a Fact, will be about a thought-provoking and thrilling battle between a writer and a fact-checker. It is to be adapted from a 2012 book, with the same name, by John D’Agata and Jim Fingal. The book revolves around the torturing art of editing a magazine essay on a 2002 suicide of a Las Vegas teenager.

Daniel Radcliffe

His new play will be about a thought-provoking and thrilling battle between a writer and a fact-checker. (Image source: Instagram/Daniel Radcliffe)

Daniel Radcliffe new play

The play of Daniel will be adapted from a 2012 book with the same name. (Image source: Instagram/Daniel Radcliffe)

28-year-old Daniel Radcliffe will play the role of the fact-checker name Jim Fingal, while Bobby Cannavale will play the character of the essayist, John D’Agata. Cherry Jones will play the role of Daniel’s character’s boss in the play. The play will be directed by Leigh Silverman, who will work with Jeffrey Richards, Deanna Twain and Will Trice as the lead producers.

The play will open on October 18, with its previews starting as early as September 20. The Lifespan of a Fact will be performed for sixteen weeks at Studio 54.

Daniel Radcliffe new play

Cherry Jones will play the role of being Daniel’s character’s boss in the play. (Image source: Instagram/Cherry Jones Fans)

Bobby Cannavale

Bobby Cannavale will play the character of the essayist named John D’Agata. (Image source: Instagram/Bobby Cannavale)

The former Harry Potter star has been quite known on Broadway. He has starred in various famous plays including ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’, ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’, and ‘Equus’. His most recent one was the sold-out play called ‘Privacy’ at the Public Theatre.

48-year-old Bobby Cannavale has been known as well, with his famous plays ‘Mauritius’ and ‘The Motherf*cker With The Hat’.

He has won an Emmy award for his performance in Boardwalk Empire and has also starred in the HBO show, Vinyl.

Bobby Cannavale

Bobby Cannavale has been known as well with his famous plays “Mauritius” and “The Motherf*cker With The Hat.”. (Image source: Instagram/Bobby Cannavale)

Cherry Jones

Cherry last appeared on Broadway in the 2013 revival of “The Glass Menagerie.” (Image source: Instagram/Cherry Jones Fans)

61-year-old Cherry Jones has been known for working as the President of the United States on ’24’ and has won the Tony Award for ‘The Heiress’ and ‘Doubt’. She last appeared on Broadway in the 2013 revival of ‘The Glass Menagerie’.



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