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Current Production

The Swan Theatre Company presents

The Last Five Years

By Jason Robert Brown

Directed by Sarah Easterbrook

Thursday 27th - Saturday 29th September 2018

The story explores a five-year relationship between Jamie, a rising novelist, and Cathy, a struggling actress. Whilst Cathy's story is told in reverse chronological order, Jamie's is told in chronological order. The timelines ontersect in the middle for the wedding song. 

Cathy is played by Sarah Easterbrook and Jamie by Robin Dibben.

The story is related via the songs, with a variety of musical style:

  • "Still Hurting" - Cathy
  • "Shiksa Goddess" - Jamie
  • "See I'm Smiling" - Cathy
  • "Moving Too Fast" - Jamie
  • "I'm A Part of That" - Cathy
  • "The Schmuel Song" - Jamie
  • "A Summer in Ohio" - Cathy
  • "The Next Ten Minutes" - Jamie & Cathy
  • "A Miracle Would Happen/When You Come Home to Me" - Jamie/Cathy
  • "Climbing Uphill/Audition Sequence" - Cathy
  • "If I Didn't Believe in You" - Jamie
  • "I Can Do Better Than That" - Cathy
  • "Nobody Needs to Know" - Jamie
  • "Goodbye Until Tomorrow/I Could Never Rescue You" - Jamie & Cathy

 

Written as a stage musical it has also been produced as a film.

Show starts at 7:45 pm

 

Forthcoming productions

  • And Then There Were None 9-10 & 12-17 November

    And Then There Were None 9-10 & 12-17 November

    Friday 9 November to Saturday 17 November, 19:45Tickets on sale from 22nd October

    And Then There Were None, one of Christie’s most popular and critically acclaimed novels, was made into a stage play. Several film versions have been produced, the most celebrated of which is the 1945 version starring Barry Fitzgerald and Walter Huston.