By Amy Herzog
"After the Revolution is a great, humorous and provocative play. . . . Herzog deftly avoids simple-minded polemics in want of richly special those people who are as able to learn 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 hardly ever a downer: Ms. Herzog's altogether fabulous drama additionally illuminates how companionship could make existence significant, second through second, in death's discomforting shadow."—The manhattan Times
Known for delicately unique personality reports that subtly stability humor and perception, Amy Herzog is rapidly rising as a extraordinary 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 ny Times as one of many Ten most sensible 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 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 constructed on the Yale college of Drama, Ensemble Studio Theater, enviornment degree, Lincoln middle, The Actors Theatre of Louisville, big apple level and picture, Provincetown Playhouse, and ACT in San Francisco. Her most recent play, Belleville, premiered at Yale Rep in fall 2011.
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