By Amy Herzog
"After the Revolution is a brilliant, humorous and provocative play. . . . Herzog deftly avoids simple-minded polemics in want of richly precise 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 hardly ever a downer: Ms. Herzog's altogether brilliant drama additionally illuminates how companionship could make existence significant, second through second, in death's discomforting shadow."—The big apple Times
Known for delicately targeted personality experiences that subtly stability humor and perception, Amy Herzog is speedily rising as a extraordinary 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 manhattan 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 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 got the 2011 Whiting Writers' Award and the 2008 Helen Merrill Award for Aspiring Playwrights. Her performs were produced or constructed on the Yale institution of Drama, Ensemble Studio Theater, area degree, Lincoln middle, 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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