By Amy Herzog
A humorous and uplifting story of growing up and growing old!
After suffering a major loss while he was on a cross-country bike trip, 21-year-old Leo seeks solace from his feisty 91-year-old grandmother Vera in her West Village apartment. As days turn into weeks, Vera and Leo bond over love, loss, and the difficulties of growing up and growing old. With both humour and heartbreak, 4000 Miles takes an intimate look at the road to self-acceptance — and the unexpected connections we make along the way. A finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 4000 Miles is a smart, funny, and penetrating play, which has also been named Time magazine’s Best Play of the year.
Cole Vandate stars as Leo, the college-aged neo-hippie who has suffered a traumatic interruption to his bike trip, and Nancy Ebert co-stars as Vera, the fiercely independent grandmother who provides the temporary refuge that he needs so desperately. Hillary Young plays Bec, Leo’s girlfriend, who believes that they should go their separate ways, and Kapino Rego takes the role of Amanda, the girl Leo meets in a bar when in search of consolation. The combination of these disparate personalities results in a play that is both funny and moving. Vagabond Players is delighted to present this challenging drama that i15
*Contains mature language
April 5 - 22 , 2018 Thursday to Saturday – 8:00 pm, Sunday matinees - 2:00 pm The Bernie Legge Theatre, Queen’s Park, New Westminster Tickets: $17 or $15 (Seniors/Youth) $12 previews on April 5 & 6 Purchase your tickets at www.vagabondplayers.ca/tickets or call 604-521-0412