By Amy Herzog
"After the Revolution is a brilliant, humorous and provocative play. . . . Herzog deftly avoids simple-minded polemics in prefer of richly special those who find themselves 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 is rarely a downer: Ms. Herzog's altogether really good drama additionally illuminates how companionship could make existence significant, second by way of second, in death's discomforting shadow."—The manhattan Times
Known for delicately exact personality reports that subtly stability humor and perception, Amy Herzog is rapidly rising as a impressive new voice within the American theater. After the Revolution, an astute and ironic drama approximately how society appropriates heritage for its personal mental wishes, used to be heralded by way of 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 within which twenty-one-year-old Leo seeks solace from his feisty ninety-one-year-old grandmother Vera in her manhattan apartment.
Amy Herzog got the 2011 Whiting Writers' Award and the 2008 Helen Merrill Award for Aspiring Playwrights. Her performs were produced or built on the Yale university of Drama, Ensemble Studio Theater, area level, Lincoln heart, The Actors Theatre of Louisville, long island degree and picture, Provincetown Playhouse, and ACT in San Francisco. Her most modern play, Belleville, premiered at Yale Rep in fall 2011.
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