THE LAST FIVE YEARS
Alexander Sapp & Christie Jackson in
THE LAST FIVE YEARS
Music & Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Direction by Chelsea Burke
Musical Direction by John-Stuart Fauquet
September 22 - October 14 at The Basement
Jamie is a novelist whose star is on a dizzying rise. Cathy is an actress trying to get a toehold on the bottom rung. And as fate, or chance, or internet algorithms would have it, they meet. In a series of emotionally intimate songs, we follow Jamie and Catherine through the course of their five-year involvement, entering into each of their perspectives at opposite points in their love story. Jamie tells their story from first infatuation, while Cathy moves backward in time from the closing notes of their marriage. This musical journey through their relationship—in all its elation and heartbreak—captures the beauty of being in love, no matter how fleeting. Starring Alexander Sapp as Jamie and Christie Jackson as Cathy.
A co-production from TheatreLAB and Yes And Entertainment, the team that brought you the award-winning productions of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, RIDING THE BULL, and VENUS IN FUR.
The production team includes Direction by Chelsea Burke; Musical Direction by John-Stuart Fauquet; Scenic Design by Matt Shofner; Costume Design by Emily Atkins; Lighting Design by Michael Jarett; Properties Design by Maggie Roop; Master Carpentry by Mark Caudle; Poster Design by Adam Dorland; with Production Stage Management by Breezy Potter.
Fri, Sep 22 @ 8pm (Preview)
Sat, Sep 23 @ 8pm (Preview)
Thu, Sep 28 @ 8pm (Preview)
Fri, Sep 29 @ 8pm (Preview - #weRVA Performance) *
Sat, Sep 30 @ 8pm (Press Opening)
Thurs, Oct 5 @ 8pm
Fri, Oct 6 @ 8pm
Sat, Oct 7 @ 8pm
Sun, Oct 8 @ 3pm
Tues, Oct 10 @ 8pm (Industry Night)
Thurs, Oct 12 @ 8pm
Fri, Oct 13 @ 8pm
Sat, Oct 14 @ 8pm
Tickets are selling fast, so head over to TheatreLABrva.org to make your reservations today! The Basement is located in Richmond's historic Downtown Arts District at 300 East Broad Street, RVA. We can't wait to see you at the theatre! #RVA #THELASTFIVEYEARS
*The #weRVA Community Partner for THE LAST FIVE YEARS is Relationship Foundation of Virginia - join us on September 29th for a Community Partner night, including post-show discussion.