Featuring the incomparable talents of Elise McCann, this award-winning cult musical is a powerful story of modern love and relationships.
Cathy is an actress. Jamie is a writer. They fall in love. What can possibly go wrong?
A brilliantly funny and tender look at a burgeoning relationship from two perspectives: Jamie from the beginning with all the optimism of young love; Cathy from the end with all the regret of a fading relationship. Somewhere in between their story overlaps.
Featuring the incomparable talents of Elise McCann as Cathy (Miss Honey – MATILDA THE MUSICAL), THE LAST FIVE YEARS is a musical deconstruction of a love affair which looks forwards and backwards at the ups and downs of modern love and relationships.
An intimate story perfectly suited to our intimate space, Jason Robert Brown’s award-winning musical is told through powerful, engaging songs that invite you to lean in and catch every clever turn of phrase.
Winner of the 2002 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics
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“A play to fall in love with… exhilaration so intense it brings tears of joy.” The Chicago Tribune
“Deftly combining broadway and pop influences into music that is catchy, surprising and character-specific.” Time Out
THE LAST FIVE YEARS is enchanting musical that captures some of the most poignant and uplifting moments in a modern romance. The romantic in me cannot wait to dive into this work that will resonate with anyone who has ever been, or ever hopes to be, in love.
Realising this intimate, contemporary musical at Ensemble Theatre is a recipe sure to lift the roof of the building!
I am thrilled we have Elise McCann playing Cathy. In this enchanting musical about love and heartbreak, I am certain audiences will fall for McCann’s voice and presence onstage.
Elsie Edgerton-Till – Director