The Last Five Years

Stories Like These and Seymour Centre present

The Last Five Years

written and composed by Jason Robert Brown

13 – 30 July 2011

“Will you share your life with me, for the next ten minutes?”

A fresh and contemporary musical from Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, The Last Five Years is the story of the rise and fall of a young couple’s relationship told from both sides. Her story starts at the end of their relationship while his begins on the day they met.

Raw, enchanting and bittersweet, this show captures some of the most heartbreaking and uplifting moments of modern romance.

Marika Aubrey
Rob Mills

Director  Luke Rogers
Musical Director  Mark Chamberlain
Set Design  James Browne
Lighting Design  Ross Graham
Costume Design  Marissa Dale-Johnson
Producer  Peter Gahan
Stage Manager  Stephanie Anna
Stage Managers  Danielle Maas and Jane Ramsay

Band  Dan Bruce, Mark Chamberain, Jane Cormack, Eduardo De Los Reyes, Sam Greer, Koichi Kohashi, Jenean Lee, Daniel Maher, Ynping Mak, Dave Russell, Tak Tanimoto

Photography by Kurt Sneddon

Nominated for Best Production of a Musical in the 2011 Sydney Theatre Awards

★★★★  “Rob Mills brings enormous charm to the role… Marika Aubrey displays great vocal and acting chops… Growing in power as it unfolds, it is a poignant, bittersweet musical with understated but genuine emotional heft” – Jo Litson, Sunday Telegraph

★★★★  “Sensational… Marika Aubrey is brilliant… Rob Mills is terrific… This intimate production showcases two terrific performers playing characters we grow to know and really feel for” – Arts Hub

“7 out of 10. Enjoyable and moving. Recommended” Sun Herald

“Luke Rogers has directed an attractive and well-tuned production that allows actor-singers Marika Aubrey and Rob Mills ample room to shine” Jason Blake, Sydney Morning Herald

“Beautifully produced… it ticks all the boxes of a tightly, professionally presented production – and raises the bar even higher.”– Augusta Supple

“The terrific musical theatre talents of Marika Aubrey and Rob Mills ensure truthful acting and impressive singing throughout, enlivening the show’s blend of humanity, drama and wit.” – Stage Whispers

“well balanced and entertaining” –

13 – 30 July 2011
Tues 6:30pm, Wed – Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm

$27 / $23

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Reginald Theatre
Seynour Centre
Cnr Cleveland St and City Rd, Chippendale

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