2001 Chicago 2002 Off-Broadway 2005 Germany 2006 London 2007 Edinburgh Fringe 2010 Sweden 2012 Denmark 2013 Off-Broadway revival 2014 Norway 2015 Finland 2015 Film 2015 Ireland 2016 Poland 2016 Madrid 2016 West End The Last Five Years is a musical written by Jason Robert Brown.It premiered at Chicago's Northlight Theatre in 2001 and was then produced Off-Broadway in March 2002. It’s not because she hasn’t given it an honest try.
Jamie is overjoyed to be dating outside his Jewish heritage ("Shiksa Goddess"). It is her birthday and he has come to visit her as she works in a show there ("See I'm Smiling").
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Since then it has had numerous productions both in the United States and internationally.
The story explores a five-year relationship between Jamie Wellerstein, a rising novelist, and Cathy Hiatt, a struggling actress.