Jason Robert Brown’s award-winning musical, The Last Five Years, returns to London’s West End for the first time in over ten years, after two sensational sell-out seasons at Southwark Playhouse, and an internationally streamed performance watched by audiences worldwide. This emotionally powerful and poignant story of two New Yorkers who fall in and out of love over the course of five years, is underscored by a beautifully bittersweet score, featuring ‘I’m Still Hurting’, ‘Goodbye Until Tomorrow’ and ‘I Can Do Better Than That’.
Full of romance, wit and vivid storytelling, Jamie shares his story from the spark of their relationship’s giddy beginning, whilst Cathy’s side is told in reverse, from the end of their turbulent partnership. The two characters cross paths just once, as their stories collide during the middle of the show.
Jonathan O'Boyle's bold new production sees the actor-musicians playing the piano, ukulele and guitar live throughout the show, adding an additional musical narrative to the story and a unique magic to Brown’s exquisite songs.
The Last Five Years comes to the Garrick Theatre for a strictly limited 5-week season.
You are required to wear a mask at all times while inside this venue.
You are required to keep distance from other audience members and the venue’s staff while inside this venue
This venue has additional Covid-19 safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of the staff, performers, and guests.
This venue is complying with the latest industry 'See It Safely' guidelines.
Now taking bookings for performances up until Sun 17th October 2021.
Show times for each day are below.
Bus routes: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 29, 176; (Strand) 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, 91, 139
Night buses: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 176, N5, N20, N29, N41, N279; (Strand) 6, 23, 139, N9, N11, N13, N15, N21, N26, N44, N47, N87, N89, N91, N155, N343, N551
Nearest rail: Charing Cross
Tube lines: Piccadilly, Northern
Nearest tube: Leicester Square
Directions from Leicester Square :
(2mins) Follow Charing Cross Road parallel to Leicester Square until you reach the theatre on your left.
Car park: Leicester Square, Whitcomb Street (3mins)
In congestion zone?: Yes
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The Last Five Years
Garrick Theatre, London