An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens her door – and her life – to her wayward grandson. As an overnight couch-surf turns into an extended stay, 4000 Miles unearths surprising commonality across generations in this emotionally compelling and humor-filled drama.


Apr 15 2015

Wardrobes that span decades in 4000 Miles

In Amy Herzog’s play 4000 Miles, life unexpectedly throws Leo and Vera together. They are drastically different, with Leo in biking attire and casual jeans and Vera in the effortless wardrobe she’s collected throughout her time living in the West Village of New York City. Costume designer Jan Chambers has crafted distinct ensembles that reflect… Read more »

Mar 26 2015

A Journey Across 4000 Miles

Social psychologist Edward T. Hall has suggested four types of spatial distance between individuals. The first, intimate distance, ranges from actual contact to about 18 inches...

Mar 12 2014

More On What We Have In Store Next Season

We are excited to open the Mainstage Season with the brilliant new comedy by Christopher Durang, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Three siblings collide...


From Sophocles to George Seurat, five local theatre companies bring the world home
By Byron Woods
April 15, 2015

PRC’s “4000 Miles” offsets serious themes with clever comedy
By Sarah McQuillan
The Daily Tar Heel
April 9, 2015

Amy Herzog’s 2012 OBIE Winner Shows Us That a Journey of “4000 Miles” Begins with a Single Step
By Pamela Vesper and Kurt Benrud
Triangle Arts & Entertainment
April 8, 2015

4000 Miles Takes Viewers on an Emotional Journey
By Susie Potter
Triangle Arts & Entertainment
April 8, 2015

The Long Way Home: 4000 MILES, at PlayMakers
By Kate Dobbs Ariail
The Five Points Star
April 7, 2015

Amy Herzog’s “4000 Miles” Is Sweet and Light Fare, Perfect for Spring at PlayMakers Rep
By Martha Keravuori and Chuck Galle
Triangle Arts & Entertainment
April 6, 2015

PlayMakers’ ‘4000 Miles’ a crowd-pleaser
By Roy C. Dicks
News & Observer
April 6, 2015

Beautiful Staging, Beautiful Lives Depict PRC’s 4000 Miles
By Alan R. Hall
April 4, 2015


PlayMakers travels “4000 Miles”
By Aaron Keck
April 1, 2015

‘4000 Miles’ Explores Distance Between Generations
By Sarah McQuillan
The Daily Tar Heel
April 1, 2015

Where We’ll Be
April 1, 2015

Grandson and Grandmother Find Common Ground in Amy Herzog’s 2012 OBIE Winner “4000 Miles”
By Robert W. McDowell
Triangle Arts & Entertainment
March 30, 2015