Open casting call for Rosendale Theatre

Lifespan of a Fact

by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell

based on the book by John D’Agata and Jim Fingal

The casting call will take place on

Saturday, June10 from 1:30 to 4:00pm

Sunday, June 11 from 11:00am to 2:00pm

Rosendale Theatre, 408 Main St. in Rosendale, NY.

The Lifespan of a Fact

Production Dates: August 3, 4, 5 (4 performances)

Rehearsals: will begin the week of June 26, 2023.

(Actors will rehearse15-20 hours a week based on everyone’s schedules.)

Director – Sydnie Grosberg Ronga

Synopsis: 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.

Characters being cast:

 – Jim Fingal (mid 20s, male)

Fresh out of Harvard fact checker for a prominent NY magazine. Eager to prove himself.

 – John D’Agata (late 40-60s, male)

Talented writer who has written a transcendent essay for a prominent NY magazine.

Please bring a headshot/resume if you have one and be prepared to list any conflicts for rehearsals.

You will be reading from the script.

Please contact the director, Sydnie Grosberg Ronga if you would like to receive a script and the sides to look at.

For more information and questions, please contact Ann Citron, Theatre Arts Director and Producer at

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: