4000 MilesBook - 2012
Genre: Drama Character: 1 male and 3 females Scenery: Interior
After suffering a major loss while he was on a cross-country bike trip, 21 year-old Leo seeks solace from his feisty 91 year-old grandmother Vera in her West Village apartment. Over the course of a single month, these unlikely roommates infuriate, bewilder, and ultimately reach each other. 4000 Miles looks at how two outsiders find their way in today's world.
"A funny, moving, altogether wonderful drama. A] heartening reminder that a keen focus on life's small moments can pay off in a big way onstage." - The New York Times
"This well-observed gem deserves to be a hit." - The New York Post
"In 4000 Miles, a warm-hearted new play by Amy Herzog, both love and irritability are woven into an illumination of the healing process after the loss of a loved one. The sensitive play is] filled with small, revelatory and often humorous moments between a grandmother and her grandson." - The Associated Press " 4000 Miles, Amy Herzog's appealing new play, unfolds with the unassuming ease of conversations overheard, among people with complicated relationships." - Bloomberg News
From Library Staff
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For one month, two unlikely family members decide to live together and find comfort in each other’s company. 21-year-old Leo flies to his 91-year-old grandma’s apartment for self-healing after he suffers a major loss.