THE LAST FIVE YEARS – Opens Friday, November 4
Book, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Directed by Anna Marie Paolercio
Musical direction by Joel Flowers
November 4, 5, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 2016
This modern musical ingeniously chronicles the five-year life of a marriage, from meeting to breakup and from break-up to meeting. Jason Robert Brown’s Drama Desk winner The Last Five Years has been translated into a handful of languages and was named one of Time Magazine’s 10 best shows of 2001. A testament to the show’s longevity and spurred by the show’s regional popularity, The Last Five Years enjoyed an Off-Broadway revival at Second Stage in 2013. A film adaptation was released in 2014 starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan. An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years. The show’s unconventional structure consists of Cathy, the woman, telling her story backwards while Jamie, the man, tells his story chronologically; the two characters only meet once, at their wedding in the middle of the show.
* The Last Five Years contains adult language and content. It is not suitable for young audience members.
The Last Five Years is sponsored by Thomas, Drohan, Waxman, Petigrow & Mayle, LLP