4000 Miles at Old Vic Theatre tickets
4000 Miles at Old Vic Theatre tickets

4000 Miles

About the show

The Old Vic Theatre’s 2020 season continues to attract award-winning actors, as theatre legend Eileen Atkins and breakout star Timothée Chalamet team up for inter-generational comedy-drama 4000 Miles.

Where is it showing?

4000 Miles makes its West End debut at the Old Vic Theatre.

When does it open?

The play begins previews on 6 April 2020.

What is it about?

In Greenwich Village, 91-year-old Vera opens the door to her apartment and welcomes her 21-year-old grandson inside. Leo has spent the summer cycling cross-country from the West Coast with his friend, and this unexpected stop in the middle of the night comes after weeks off-the-grid.

As the duo settle into a shared co-existence in Vera’s faded New York apartment, 4000 Miles brings together two family members at opposing ends of life in a touching exploration of cross-generational grief and connection.

Who is in it?

Eileen Atkins stars as Vera Joseph, a character also seen in Amy Herzog’s earlier play After the Revolution. Atkins is a prolific stage actor, having won three Olivier Awards, most recently for Honour in 2004.

Atkins is joined by Academy Award-nominee Timothée Chalamet in his West End debut as Leo. Chalamet is best known for his breakout roles in films Call Me By Your Name and Ladybird.

Who is the creative team?

Old Vic Artistic Director Matthew Warchus directs, with previous credits including Present Laughter starring Andrew Scott and Olivier Award-winning musical Matilda.

Several works by playwright and Pulitzer Prize nominee Amy Herzog’s have been staged Off-Broadway, including Belleville and After the Revolution.

The creative team for 4000 Miles at the Old Vic Theatre includes set and costume designer Rob Howell, lighting designer Hugh Vanstone and sound designer Simon Baker.

How long is it?

A running time for 4000 Miles is to be confirmed.

Recommended for

Fans of Timothée Chalamet’s star-making role in Call Me By Your Name won’t want to miss out on tickets to 4000 Miles, which offers a unique opportunity to catch the actor on stage.

Anyone who enjoyed playwright Amy Herzog’s Belleville at the Donmar Warehouse should also check out this transfer of her critically acclaimed later work.

Age Recommendations: Recommended 13+

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Dates and times

Running time: TBC
Opening: 06 Apr 2020
Press night: 16 Apr 2020
Booking from: 01 May 2020
Booking until: 23 May 2020

Location and map

Old Vic Theatre
103 The Cut
London, SE1 8NB

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