Spotlighters Theatre to Stage THE LAST FIVE YEARS, 3/1-24

January 29
10:21 PM 2013

Spotlighters Theatre to Stage THE LAST FIVE YEARS, 3/1-24

Spotlighters Theatre will present THE LAST FIVE YEARS, March 1 - March 24, 2013, featuring book, music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, and directed by Fuzz Roark with musical direction by Kevin Roland.

An emotionally powerful, yet intimate musical about two young people who fall in and out of love over the course of five years. Struggling actress Cathy tells her story backwards from their break-up while writer Jamie, his career booming, travels forward from their first date.

There is perhaps no more heartbreaking device than the one that lies at the core of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years. As a story, it's fairly straightforward. What makes a pedestrian tale of love found and lost is the point and counterpoint exploration of a relationship's entropy. While the man's timeline moves forward chronologically, his wife's time moves backwards from the end of their five-year relationship. Her opening song is the end of their marriage, while his is after their first date. They move through time until his last song is sung while leaving his ring on the table, while hers is the breathless desire she felt upon meeting him. The contrast remains poignant throughout as the sine wave of emotions elegantly demonstrates the rise and fall of love turned sour.

Featuring: Norma Gomez, Lauren Schein, Zachary Carter and Bart Debicki.

Performance Dates and Times:
Fri - Mar 1, 8, 15, 22 -- 8pm
Sat - Mar 2, 9, 16, 23 -- 8pm
Sat - Mar 3, 10, 17, 24 -- 2pm

Tickets: $20 adults, $18 seniors, $16 military / students

TEN SPOT THURSDAY -- All tickets $10
Thur - Mar 7, 2013 -- 8pm

Reservations at www.spotlighters.org.

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