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GPAC's 2016 Deakin University Theatre Season

4000 Miles

By Amy Herzog

A Critical Stages, Catnip and MopHead Production

 

21-year-old Leo rocks up unannounced at the Manhattan apartment of his 91-year-old Jewish grandmother Vera. Having broken up with his girlfriend and cycled across the country, he needs a place to crash for the night, no questions asked. But Vera – prickly, stubborn and sharp as a tack – isn’t about to let him off that easily.

As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths a surprising parallel between these two generations in this emotionally compelling drama. With disarming frankness and surprising candour, the two negotiate social potholes and trace emotional fault lines that link them to a painful family history.

From one of America’s brightest playwrights, this compassionate and unsentimental play explores the funny, frustrating, and ultimately life-changing relationship between a grandson learning to face his life, and a grandmother who is starting to forget hers.

Running time: 105 minutes

 

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Drama Theatre
Geelong Performing Arts Centre,
50 Little Malop St, Geelong

Dates

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 08:00 PM 02 Mar 08:00PM Ended
Thu, 03 Mar 2016 08:00 PM 03 Mar 08:00PM Ended
Fri, 04 Mar 2016 08:00 PM 04 Mar 08:00PM Ended
Sat, 05 Mar 2016 01:00 PM 05 Mar 01:00PM Ended
Sat, 05 Mar 2016 08:00 PM 05 Mar 08:00PM Ended

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