Amy Herzogâ€™s play â€œ4,000 Milesâ€ has earned 4 Stars from the panelists of the League of Cincinnati Theatres. Panelists described it as a â€œdelightful, lovely playâ€ intersecting â€œyouthful tragedy with the struggles of the elderly as friends die off.â€
Panelists raved, â€œThe acting is stellar. The costumes were spot onâ€¦The set was home. It’s Herzog’s language that gives us such a ride. Double thumbs up.â€
AnotherÂ comment, â€œa beautiful little jewel â€¦It felt as if Herzog had invaded my personal memories and stolen actual conversations I have had with my great-aunts, my grandmother. Her characters are so finely wrought that I wept with recognitionâ€¦ It’s fantastic across the boards.â€
The panelists singled out the performance of Rosemary Prinz as Vera, stating her performance â€œis untouchableâ€Â andÂ â€œphenomenal in her role as a 91-year old leftist in Manhattan, weaving comic charm with tragic moments in a moving, powerful manner.â€
â€œ4,000 Milesâ€ continues through March 9 at the Shelterhouse in Cincinnatiâ€™s Playhouse in the Park.Â For tickets and more information go toÂ cincyplay.comÂ or call 513-421-3888.
Nominations for LCT awards will be determined and announced at the end of the season and winners awarded at the annual LCT gala in the spring.