After losing his best friend while they were on a cross-country bike trip, 21 year-old Leo (Gabriel Ebert) seeks solace from his feisty 91 year-old grandmother Vera (Mary Louise Wilson) in her West Village apartment. 4000 Miles looks at how these two outsiders find their way in today’s world.
Playwright Amy Herzog also wrote After the Revolution, which ran at Playwrights Horizons in fall 2010 and is nominated for a John Gassner Award. Her plays have been produced or developed at the Yale School of Drama, Ensemble Studio Theater, Arena Stage, New York Stage and Film, Provincetown Playhouse and ACT in San Francisco.
Read our exclusive interview with playwright Amy Herzog, who explains why she pefers to approach big emotions from a subtle, "sideways" direction.