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4000 MILES by Amy Herzog

 

University of Adelaide Theatre Guild Inc.
proudly presents
4000 MILES
by Amy Herzog
Directed by Erik Strauts

 

 An Amateur Production by Arrangement with OriginTM Theatrical on behalf of Samuel French Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.

“That’s why I’m here. Because I don’t know where else to be.”

Octogenarian and feisty political activist Vera Joseph’s solitary existence is shaken when her grandson Leo appears at her door in the middle of the night, having crossed the country on his bicycle with his best friend.  As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, these unlikely roommates infuriate, bewilder and ultimately reach each other through a moving and amusing battle of wits.

A Pulitzer Prize Finalist and Winner of an Obie Award and the New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award, Amy Herzog’s compassionate and unsentimental play explores the funny, frustrating and ultimately life changing relationship, with a grandson learning to face his life and a grandmother who is starting to forget hers.

An intergenerational poignant play about growing up and growing old.

"If your heart is sick or just needs warming, go and see this play.  If you are a baby boomer who doesn't understand your grandchildren or are from Gen Y and, like, really weirded out by your grandparents, go and see this play.  If you simply love theatre, go and see this play."  

(Sydney Morning Herald)

Warning: Sexual references and mild drug use.

Saturday 9 October 2021, 7.30pm Opening Night
Sunday 10 October 2021, 4pm Matinee
Thursday to Saturday 14-16 & 21-23 October 2021, 7.30pm

Little Theatre, The Cloisters, (Gate 10 off Victoria Drive), University of Adelaide

Tickets: $25 Full / $20 Concession
Group Bookings: 10+ at Concession rate

NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES AVAILABLE

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Sessions

SESSIONS
DESCRIPTION
STATUS
Saturday 9 October 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 9 October 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM OPENING NIGHT OPEN
OPENING NIGHT
OPEN
Sunday 10 October 2021 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 10 October 2021 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM SUNDAY MATINEE OPEN
SUNDAY MATINEE
OPEN
Thursday 14 October 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday 14 October 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM OPEN
OPEN
Friday 15 October 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday 15 October 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM OPEN
OPEN
Saturday 16 October 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 16 October 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM OPEN
OPEN
Thursday 21 October 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday 21 October 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM OPEN
OPEN
Friday 22 October 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday 22 October 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM OPEN
OPEN
Saturday 23 October 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 23 October 2021 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM OPEN
OPEN
 

Saturday 9 October 2021 - Saturday 23 October 2021 (UTC+09:30)