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Second Stage Extends THE LAST FIVE YEARS Through 5/12

Due to extremely high ticket demand, Second Stage Theatre's production of Jason Robert Brown's musical, The Last Five Years, has been extended a second time for an additional two weeks through Sunday, May 12. The highly anticipated revival will officially open on April 2.

Starring Adam Kantor and Betsy Wolfe, the beloved two-character musical, which has received more than 500 regional productions and 3,000 performances around the world, is returning to New York City after eleven years in an all-new staging directed by MR. Brown. The Last Five Years will be performed at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). Tickets are available at www.2ST.com or by calling the box office at 212-246-4422.

Jason Robert Brown's contemporary musical The Last Five Years tells the emotionally powerful story of two twenty-something New Yorkers who dive head first into a marriage fueled by the optimism that comes with finding "the one." But in a city where professional and personal passions collide and only the strongest relationships survive, navigating the waters of love and matrimony can sometimes prove too much. Funny, honest and intimate, with an exuberantly romantic score, The Last Five Years takes a bold look at one young couple's hope that love endures the test of time.

THE LAST FIVE YEARS features scenic design by Derek McLane, costume design by Emily Rebholz, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, and sound design by Jon Weston. The musical director is Thomas Murray.

THE LAST FIVE YEARS will be performed through Sunday, May 12, 2013 on the following schedule: Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday - Saturday at 8pm, Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 3pm.

The following exceptions will be made to the regular performance schedule:

Sunday, March 17 - 2pm and 7pm performances
Monday, April 1 - 7pm performance
Wednesday, April 3 - no performance
Thursday, April 4 - 7pm performance
Friday, April 5 - 7pm performance
Sunday, April 7 - 2pm and 7pm performances

4-play subscription tickets are available now and begin at $150. Packages include The Last Five Years and the new musical Nobody Loves You, by Gaby Alter and Itamar Moses, as well as Erica Lipez's The Tutors and Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair's musical Murder for Two, the two productions in Second Stage's acclaimed summer Uptown series. Subscription packages may be purchased by phoning 212-246-4422 or online at www.2ST.com.

Single tickets start at $80 and can be purchased by phoning 212-246-4422 or online at www.2ST.com.

$30 UNDER 30 YOUTH ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE - patrons age 30 and under may purchase a limited number of specially-priced tickets starting at $30 in advance. Proof of age must be shown at the box office. Remaining availability for youth advance April 23 - May 12.

Limited amount of student rush tickets are $23.00. The wait list for Rush tickets begins three hours prior to curtain at the Box Office. Students will be given a waitlist number to hold their place. Any available tickets will be sold one hour prior to curtain in order of the waitlist numbers. (One rush ticket per valid student ID.)

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