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4000 Miles - Pay What You Will Rehearsal

  • Whidbey Island Center for the Arts 565 Camano Avenue Langley, WA, 98260 United States (map)

By Amy Herzog
Directed by Lucy Pearce

Finalist! 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Winner! 2012 Obie Award, Best New Play
Winner! 2012 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award
Winner! Time Magazine's #1 Play or Musical of 2012

Ninety-one year old political activist Vera Joseph’s solitary existence is entirely shaken when her grandson, Leo, appears at the door in the middle of the night. Leo is fresh from a cross-country bike ride, and assures Vera that he won’t stay long. Leo, however, is in crisis. While Leo seeks solace in his grandmother, Vera finds companionship in another person for the first time since the loss of her husband, Joe. Over the course of a single month, these unlikely roommates infuriate, bewilder, and ultimately reach each other.

A finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Drama, 4000 Miles is a compassionate, intimate, and frequently funny play that examines the love of the family we can choose, the family we can’t, and the healing power of trust.

"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,

"This well-observed gem deserves to be a hit." - The New York Post

Leo Joseph-Connell:  Michael Morgen
Vera Joseph:  Peggy Gilmer
Bec:  Kendra Lyons
Amanda:  Ruth Yeo-Peterman

Pay What Your Will at the Door | General Admission

Earlier Event: April 10
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Later Event: April 15
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