By Amy Herzog
"After the Revolution is a great, humorous and provocative play. . . . Herzog deftly avoids simple-minded polemics in desire of richly certain those people who are as able to study their relationships as they're their consciences."—Variety
"A humorous, relocating new play . . . 4,000 Miles is a quiet meditation on mortality. yet it really is infrequently a downer: Ms. Herzog's altogether really good drama additionally illuminates how companionship could make lifestyles significant, second by way of second, in death's discomforting shadow."—The long island Times
Known for delicately particular personality reports that subtly stability humor and perception, Amy Herzog is speedily rising as a awesome new voice within the American theater. After the Revolution, an astute and ironic drama approximately how society appropriates heritage for its personal mental wishes, was once heralded by way of The big apple Times as one of many Ten top New performs of 2010. Herzog's different severe hit, 4,000 Miles, is a quiet rumination on mortality within 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 college of Drama, Ensemble Studio Theater, area degree, Lincoln heart, The Actors Theatre of Louisville, manhattan 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