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By Amy HerzogThompson Shelterhouse | Feb. 8 - March 9, 2014
Named "the best play of the season" by Time Magazine, 4000 Miles is a heartwarming exploration of growing up, growing old and discovering the moments in-between. It's the middle of the night when 21-year-old Leo shows up dazed and disheveled at his feisty 91-year-old grandmother's Greenwich Village apartment. While his arrival marks the end of a life-changing cross-country bike trip, Leo's journey is far from over. These unlikely roommates infuriate, bewilder and ultimately connect as they find their way in the 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
Advisory: 4000 Miles is recommended for adult and older teenage audiences. It is a lovely relationship play, but it does contain adult themes and strong adult language. Please contact the Box Office if you have questions or require additional information.
Running Time: The show runs approximately 2 hours and 5 minutes, including one intermission.
Season Sponsor of New Work
The Lois and Richard Rosenthal Foundation
Stage and Television Veteran Takes On Vera
Prologue, January 2014
Rosemary Prinz comes to the venerable role of Vera Joseph in Amy Herzog’s 4000 Miles with a wealth of stage and television experience.Read More
In Her Own Words
4000 Miles Program, February 2014
Playwright Amy Herzog offers her perspective on 4000 Miles.Read More
Prologue, January 2014
It’s the middle of the night when Leo arrives unannounced at his grandmother Vera’s Greenwich Village apartment at the terminus of a cross-country trip, carrying far more weight than his bicycle gear.Read More
Feb. 8, 2014, at 8 p.m.; Feb. 9, 2014, at 7 p.m.; Feb. 11, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 12, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
Be among the first to see the show before opening night and save! Preview performance tickets are discounted and begin at just $30. Not valid with other discounts.
Feb. 13, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Share the excitement of Thursday opening nights with a lively post-show cast party with complimentary hors d'oeuvres.
Meet the Artists
Feb. 16, 2014, at 2 p.m.; Feb. 23, 2014, at 2 p.m.; Feb. 26, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; March 6, 2014, at 8 p.m.
Join in stimulating discussions with cast and crew following the performances.