Camelot Theatre presents Jason Robert Brown’s “The Last 5 Years”

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With a Book, Music and Lyrics by Tony Award Winner Jason Robert Brown (“Urban Cowboy,” “Bridges of Madison County,” “Honeymoon in Vegas”) “The Last Five Years” is an intensely personal look at the relationship between writer Jamie Wellerstein and struggling actress Cathy Hiatt. The show’s unconventional structure lets Cathy tell her story backwards while Jamie tells his story chronologically; the two characters only meeting once, at their engagement and wedding in the middle of the show. Told predominately through song and from both points of view, this gem of a musical is an emotionally powerful and intimate tale about two ambitious New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years.

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