Back 4000 Miles
From Mon 06 April 2020
The Old Vic
‘It was to finish something I started. Micah and I started something. I finished it. That’s it. People want to make it really complicated but it’s not’
At the beginning of the summer 21-year-old Leo set out from the West Coast cycling across America with his best friend. After weeks of radio silence, no one is more surprised than his 91-year-old grandmother, Vera, when Leo turns up on her Manhattan doorstep in the middle of the night. His life just starting, hers nearly ended, in a faded Greenwich Village apartment their griefs collide.
This spring The Old Vic will present Amy Herzog’s Pulitzer Prize for Drama nominated play 4000 Miles, directed by Matthew Warchus with Eileen Atkins and Timothée Chalamet in the lead roles.