4000 Miles by Amy Herzog

By Amy Herzog

it is the dead night while 21-year-old Leo arrives at the doorstep of the West Village house the place his feisty 91-year-old grandmother Vera lives. She's an previous Communist who lives on my own, he is a latter-day hippie, lately back from a cross-country motorcycle journey which ended traumatically. Over the process a unmarried month, those not likely roommates infuriate, bewilder, and finally attach. while Leo's outdated female friend exhibits up and he starts off to bare the mysterious occasions of his trip, Leo and Vera become aware of the slender line among becoming up and starting to be old.

Peopled with nuanced, beautifully-drawn characters, Amy Herzog's award-winning play has verified her as a extraordinary new expertise. 4000 Miles had its 2011 global première at New York's Lincoln heart Theater.

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