The Last Five Years

Theatre (musical theatre, family)

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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After a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018, The Last Five Years returns for a 2019 run! Written by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown, this two-character musical tracks the emotional course of young love. Cathy is struggling to find work, Jamie is an aspiring author who’s offered an incredible book deal. Their paths begin to diverge, and the young lovers’ relationship begins to shift. This is an emotional and intimate musical. 'The finale, Goodbye Until Tomorrow, is simply beautiful and follows you around for the remainder of the day' (Fiona Orr,

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  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Via the stage entrance flat to front of rake.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access (Building Lift)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Lucy Needle 6 days ago

Thoroughly disappointed with this performance. I have always enjoyed the Last 5 Years and was very much looking forward to the show. However this performance was severely lacking. I took no issue with the fact that it was simply a piano, in fact I quite liked this. However both performers were underwhelming. The male could not keep in time with the music and was saved by the piano player a number of times. Neither performer provided much by way of acting, the show had very little emotion and the performers had no chemistry. The male started the show with an american accent but had slipped into his own accent by halfway through. Either accent would have been fine but it needed to be consistent. I would have been much better simply listening to the soundtrack instead of coming to see this disappointing production.

Laurence Jones 8 days ago

What can I say?! A cast of two and what a cast!!

Seamless perfomances of a demanding sung-through musical keeping you engrossed for the full hour and twenty-five.

If you are unaware of this musical (and you probably are) it is, on the one hand, up there with any of your favourite sad musicals but also unique in its song writing style and plot execution. Just like the need to lick your lips after eating a doughnut, you will be humming the final tune as you walk away and if you choose to listen to the songs once again (we downloaded the soundtrack on Spotify) you will realise this is full of songs which could be hits in their own right!

So our advice is, see it TODAY and leave a gap in your schedule as you'll probably want to see it a second time!

Chloe Guest 8 days ago

Fantastic show, amazing young talent! Very intense, great venue and atmosphere before and after the event. After being skeptical about the fact that there was only a pianist and two performers, they 100% proved me wrong. Outstanding performance and show, do not miss!

Evan Dickinson 15 days ago

Amazing Show! Such talented singers and actors! This is one of the must see musicals at the fringe!! X

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Theatre Weekly (4/5 stars) 6 days ago

With a story set in many physical locations, projections are used to great effect to set the various scenes, giving us a very real sense of the Manhattan setting. This production of The Last Five Years is a fantastically intimate staging of Jason Robert Brown’s touching musical.

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Broadway Baby (3/5 stars) 8 days ago

If you walk into a production of The Last Five Years without any previous knowledge of the show things can get a little confusing. The off-Broadway musical puts a spin on the traditional plot structure by telling two stories simultaneously, Jamie and Cathy’s, but in opposite directions. Jamie starts at...

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Across the Arts (3/5 stars) 9 days ago

Like Saint Sondheim before him, composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown bathes in the golden glow as a messiah of the intellectual, crafted musical and nowhere is that more evident than in this clever two-hander.

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