The Last Five Years: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Last Five Years revolves around the relationship of Cathy and Jamie, a couple navigating the complexities of love and life. Cathy’s side of the story is told in reverse chronological order, from the end of their marriage to the beginning, while Jamie’s side progresses traditionally from their first meeting to the separation. The Last Five Years captures the essence of relationships, dreams, and the inevitable changes that come with time.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Contemporary (2001)

Cast Size: 2

Genre: Drama

Setting: 2000s / USA (NYC, Ohio)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Jason Robert Brown

Cast Albums

Original Cast (2002)➝

Off-Broadway Cast (2013)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2000s, Christmas, Dramatic, One-Act, Original, Popular, Solo Composer, Summer, Sung-Through, Two-Hander

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