The Last 5 Years

Book/Music/Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown

Royalties: Music Theatre International (MTI)

Synopsis:¬†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.

Rating: Language- 16+
Adult Content- 16+
Violence- All audiences

Pay particular attention to: Show deals directly with infidelity and divorce.

Flexibility: Show calls for 1 man and one woman. All changes must be approved in advance.

Production Notes: Small production. Minimal set and props. Requires strong singers, as the show is sung through and the two actors must carry the show.

Music Notes: Combo

Breakdown:

Piano
Guitar
Violin
Cello (1&2)
Bass (string)