“A very funny, deeply affecting portrait of love lost and found.”
– Washington Post
This modern musical ingeniously chronicles the five-year life of a marriage, from meeting to break-up and from break-up to meeting.
Jason Robert Brown’s Drama Desk winner, The Last Five Years, has been translated into a handful of languages and was named one of TIME Magazine’s ten best shows of 2001. A testament to the show’s longevity, and spurred by the show’s regional popularity, The Last Five Years enjoyed an Off-Broadway revival at Second Stage in 2013. A film adaptation was released in 2014, starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan.
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.
ABBY MUELLER (Cathy Hiatt)is thrilled to return to Montana! Most recently she was seen on Broadway starring as Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Prior to joining the Broadway company, she originated the role of Carole King on the First National Tour. NYC:Kinky Boots (Broadway), A Minister’s Wife (Lincoln Center), School of Rock (Off-Broadway Workshop, Gramercy Theatre). REGIONAL: Abigail Adams in 1776 (American Conservatory Theater and Asolo Rep), Fantine in Les Miserables, Ellen in Miss Saigon (Ellen), Narrator in Joseph…(Fulton Theatre), Mary Zimmerman’s Candide (Huntington Theatre Company), Catherine in Pippin (Utah Shakespearean Festival), Constance in The Three Musketeers (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre), Milly in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Drury Lane Oakbrook), Fiona in Brigadoon, Cinderella in Into The Woods, Georgie in The Full Monty (Marriott Theatre). Instagram/Twitter: @abcmuell. www.abbymueller.com
BEN JACOBY (Jamie Wellerstein) Broadway: Over 1,000 performances as Barry Mann in Beautiful–The Carole King Musical. National Tour: Cameron Mackintosh’s re-imagined, 25th anniversary production of The Phantom of the Opera (Raoul, original cast). Regional cred include: Sense and Sensibility (Milwaukee Rep.), Love’s Labour’s Lost (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), South Pacific, 9 to 5 (Marriott Lincolnshire), Richard III, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Merry Wives of Windsor (Utah Shakespeare Festival), The Glass Menagerie (Weston Playhouse, Gulfshore Playhouse), The Light in the Piazza (Maine State). Television: The Good Wife, Madame Secretary, and the upcomingCentral Park Five for Netflix. MFA: UC Irvine.
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