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The Last Five Years

22 - 30 Nov

An honest, moving and heart-breaking modern musical.

Written and Composed by Jason Robert Brown
Originally Produced for the New York stage by Arielle Tepper and Marty Bell
Originally Produced by Northlight Theatre Chicago, IL
Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

Camden based theatre group, Rising Arts Productions (Shame of Thrones, Heathers: The Musical), returns to Wollongong bringing a cult favourite musical to life: The Last Five Years.

Honest, moving and heart-breaking, this modern musical chronicles the marriage of two young New Yorkers. Featuring an unconventional structure, The Last Five Years explores romance from the couple’s perspective.

The Last Five Years is a Drama Desk winner written and composed by Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown. The musical score is beautiful, tragic and hilarious; earning this emotionally powerful and intimate musical worldwide acclaim.

This new community production features two separate casts, each exploring Brown’s work in their own unique ways. Providing two riveting and raw interpretations of romance gone awry, capturing audiences’ hearts from the first note.

Cast & Creative Team

Directors Jarrod Riesinger & Bradley Ward
Music Director Adele Masters
Stage Manager Monica Kickert
Writer and Composer Jason Robert Brown
Cast Fri 22 Nov 7.30pm & Sat 30 Nov 7.30pm
Cathy Hiatt Jess Franke
Jamie Wellerstein Laura Bryant
Cast Sat 23 Nov 7.30pm & Sat 30 Nov 2.30pm
Cathy Hiatt Molly Stewart
Jamie Wellerstein Sam Folden

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