By Amy Herzog
"After the Revolution is a great, humorous and provocative play. . . . Herzog deftly avoids simple-minded polemics in prefer of richly targeted those who are as able to research their relationships as they're their consciences."—Variety
"A humorous, relocating new play . . . 4,000 Miles is a quiet meditation on mortality. yet it truly is infrequently a downer: Ms. Herzog's altogether very good drama additionally illuminates how companionship could make lifestyles significant, second via second, in death's discomforting shadow."—The big apple Times
Known for delicately exact personality experiences that subtly stability humor and perception, Amy Herzog is quickly rising as a remarkable new voice within the American theater. After the Revolution, an astute and ironic drama approximately how society appropriates historical past for its personal mental wishes, used to be heralded via The big apple Times as one of many Ten top New performs of 2010. Herzog's different serious hit, 4,000 Miles, is a quiet rumination on mortality during which twenty-one-year-old Leo seeks solace from his feisty ninety-one-year-old grandmother Vera in her ny apartment.
Amy Herzog obtained the 2011 Whiting Writers' Award and the 2008 Helen Merrill Award for Aspiring Playwrights. Her performs were produced or constructed on the Yale tuition of Drama, Ensemble Studio Theater, area level, Lincoln middle, The Actors Theatre of Louisville, long island level and movie, Provincetown Playhouse, and ACT in San Francisco. Her most recent play, Belleville, premiered at Yale Rep in fall 2011.
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4000 Miles and After the Revolution: Two Plays by Amy Herzog