Jonathan O’Boyle’s production will play at the Southwark Playhouse from the 28th February.

Casting has been announced for Jonathan O’Boyle’s production of Jason Robert Brown’s musical The Last Five Years. The cast includes Molly Lynch as Cathy and Oli Higginson as Jamie.

Molly Lynch’s previous stage credits include: Just So (The Barn Theatre, Cirencester), Sunset Boulevard (UK tour), Carousel and Sweeney Todd (English National Opera), Fiddler on the Roof (Grange Park Opera/BBC Proms) and Sacred Heart (Latitude Festival).

Oli Higginson’s theatre credits include: Julius Caesar (Sam Wanamaker Festival at Shakespeare’s Globe), Napoleon Blown Apart (Arcola Theatre), The Assassination of Marcus Garvey (Theatre503), Maggie and Ted (White Bear Theatre). 

Jason Robert Brown’s Drama Desk Award winning musical, The Last Five Years, is an emotionally powerful and intimate show about two New Yorkers who fall in and out of love over the course of five years.

The musical’s unconventional structure unfolds as Cathy tells her story in reverse, from the end of their turbulent relationship, whilst Jamie tells his story chronologically from the spark of their initial meeting. The two characters meet only once, at their wedding in the middle of the show.

The creative team for the production includes: choreography by Sam Spencer-Lane, set and costume design by Lee Newby., lighting design by Jamie Platt, sound design by Adam Fisher and musical direction and orchestrations by George Dyer.

The Last Five Years will play at the Southwark Playhouse from the 28th February until the 28th March

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