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Amy Herzog's 4000 Miles and After the Revolution: Two Plays PDF

By Amy Herzog

"After the Revolution is a great, humorous and provocative play. . . . Herzog deftly avoids simple-minded polemics in desire 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 is infrequently a downer: Ms. Herzog's altogether fantastic drama additionally illuminates how companionship could make lifestyles significant, second via second, in death's discomforting shadow."—The big apple Times

Known for delicately distinctive personality stories that subtly stability humor and perception, Amy Herzog is rapidly rising as a outstanding 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 most sensible New performs of 2010. Herzog's different severe 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 long island apartment.

Amy Herzog obtained the 2011 Whiting Writers' Award and the 2008 Helen Merrill Award for Aspiring Playwrights. Her performs were produced or built on the Yale tuition of Drama, Ensemble Studio Theater, enviornment level, Lincoln middle, The Actors Theatre of Louisville, big apple degree 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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