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The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs

Location

Amphibian Stage Productions 120 S. Main St. Fort Worth, TX 76104
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817-923-3012 (phone)
http://amphibianproductions.org
Neighborhood: Fort Worth
Category: Theater and Dance

Schedule

  1. April 25, 2013 8pm
  2. April 26, 2013 8pm
  3. April 27, 2013 8pm
  4. April 28, 2013 2pm
  5. May 2, 2013 8pm
  6. May 3, 2013 8pm
  7. May 4, 2013 8pm
  8. May 5, 2013 2pm
  9. May 9, 2013 8pm
  10. May 10, 2013 8pm
  11. May 11, 2013 8pm
  12. May 12, 2013 2pm
  13. May 16, 2013 8pm
  14. May 17, 2013 8pm
  15. May 18, 2013 8pm
  16. May 19, 2013 2pm
  17. May 23, 2013 8pm
  18. May 24, 2013 8pm
  19. May 25, 2013 8pm
  20. Show More

Profile

Once upon a time, New York City performer Mike Daisey claimed that the story of his one-man stage show—about the human cost behind our most beloved gadgets—was entire true. But somebody who smelled something fishy fact-checked him (good thing we have those, right?) after his now infamous This American Life interview. He'd made a lot of it up, including the bits about inhumane working conditions and workers poisoned by exposure to the chemical Hexane. Ira Glass devoted an entire show to an unprecedented retraction and confrontation. (We recommend clicking that link, and reading the whole thing.) “My mistake, the mistake I truly regret, is that I had it on your show as journalism. And it’s not journalism. It’s theater,” Daisey said, in his own defense. Indeed. Amphibian Stage presents version 2.0, which apparently cuts the stuff pesky truth-seekers took issue with, and addresses the controvery directly.

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs

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