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A PHOTO OF THE CASTS OF "THE LAST FIVE YEARS"

The castmembers pose for a group photo for ReAct's The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.


The Casts

Red Cast

Catherine Hyatt
Emjoy Gavino
Jamie Wellerstein
Timothy Glynn

Green Cast

Catherine Hyatt
Jessica Skerritt
Jamie Wellerstein
Jason Kappus

Blue Cast

Catherine Hyatt
Mariah Anne Taylor
Jamie Wellerstein
Jadd Davis

The Ensemble

Jadd Davis
Emjoy Gavino
Timothy Glynn
Jason Kappus
Jessica Skerritt
Mariah Anne Taylor

Understudy for The Ensemble 10/7-10/8
Loni Kappus


THE CAST PHOTO OF "THE LAST FIVE YEARS"

The cast photo of ReAct's The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.


Directed by
David Hsieh

Music Directed by
Mark Rabe


CATHERINE: "And then he smiles,
His eyes light up, and how can I complain?"

Emjoy Gavino as Catherine with the Red Cast of ReAct's The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.


The Orchestra

Piano
Mark Rabe


CATHERINE: "When you come home to me,
Your hand will touch my face..."

Mariah Anne Taylor as Catherine with accompanist Mark Rabe in a scene from ReAct's Blue Cast of The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.


The Crew

Stage Manager & Production Designer
David Hsieh
Lighting Designer
Elizabeth Cocco
Poster Design
Lauren Grosskopf
House & Box Office Managers
Heidi Card
Lorna Chin
Ellen Dessler
Marilyn Gonzalez
David Hsieh
Cyndie Mastel-Rokicki
Edward Tonai
Leslie Jean Warner


JAMIE: "I'm off to Ohio.
Back into battle till I don't know when."

Jadd Davis as Jamie performing "Nobody Needs to Know" with Emjoy Gavino in ReAct's Blue Cast of The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.


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CATHERINE: "I want to be your wife.
I want to bear your child."

Emjoy Gavino as Catherine and Timothy Glynn as Jamie in the Red Cast wedding scene of ReAct's The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 
"THE LAST FIVE YEARS" GRAPHIC

The Last Five Years


Written & Composed by Jason Robert Brown

Originally Produced for the New York Stage by Arielle Tepper and Marty Bell.
Originally Produced by Northlight Theatre, Chicago, IL

Septenber 8 - October 8, 2005
East Hall Theater


CATHY: "I am not always on time.
Please don't expect that from me."
ReAct's Red Cast in the wedding
scene of The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

CATHERINE: "There are so many years I need to be
With you..."
The Green Cast wedding scene from
ReAct's The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.


The Program

Musical Numbers

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


JAMIE: "We could watch the waves,
We could watch the sky,..."
Timothy Glynn as Jamie
in the Red Cast proposal
scene during ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

 

JAMIE: "Will you share your life with me
For the next ten minutes?"
Jadd Davis as Jamie perfoming
"The Next Ten Minutes" in
ReAct's Blue Cast staging
of The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

CATHERINE: "He wants me, he wants me,
But he ain't gonna get me!"
Emjoy Gavino as Catherine
performing "Summer in Ohio" with
Jadd Davis in ReAct's Red Cast
staging of The Last Five Years
Photo: Rick Wong.

 

CATHERINE: "Richard, who was with me, got uncharacteristically quiet..."
Mariah Anne Taylor as Catherine
in a moment with Jason Kappus
in the Blue Cast presentation
of ReAct's The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.


The Last Five Years

was first presented by Northlight Theatre at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie, Illinois, on May 23, 2001. The first New York production was presented at the Minetta Lane Theater on February 11, 2002.

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ReAct's presentation of The Last 5 Years was presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials supplied by MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL, 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019. Tel.: (212) 541-4684 Fax: (212) 397-4684 www.MTIShows.com


JAMIE: "You know how I want to get a new apartment?"
Timothy Glynn as Jamie
in the Red Cast of ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

 

JAMIE: "What if I said I was gonna get one with Cathy?"
Jadd Davis playing Jamie in
the Blue Cast of ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.


Special Thanks To...

Ben Bridge Jewelers for donated props
The Cast & Crew for production support
Andrew & Lorna Chin for producton support
Loren Dokke for loaned rehearsal instruments
Ann Evans Zavada for loaned music
The Elliott Bay Book Company for promotional support
Brian Flora & Anneleen Severynen for production support
George Paul Glanzman for production support
Lauren Grosskopf for donated graphic design services
Gigi Jhong for donated props
Agastya Kohli for auditions support
Cyndie Mastel-Rokicki for production support
Richard McMillan and The Tux Shop for discounted costume rental
Queen Anne/Magnolia Neighborhood Service Center for donated rehearsal space and loaned set peices
Rachel Rene for auditions support
Daren Robertson for lighting support
Jason Stearns for production support
Rick Wong & Rk Productions for digital photography


JAMIE: "Have I mentioned today
How lucky I am
To be in love with you?"
Jadd Davis as Jamie with Mariah
Anne Taylor as Catherine in Scene
6 of ReAct's Blue Cast of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

 

JAMIE: "Take a breath,
Take a step,
Take a chance..."
Timothy Glynn as Jamie in a
moment with Emjoy Gavino as
Catherine in the Red Cast
presentation of ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "Finally yes!
Finally now!
Finally something takes me away."
Emjoy Gavino as Catherine
in the finale of ReAct's
Red Cast production of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

 

CATHERINE: "Don't kiss me goodbye again.
Leave this night clean and quiet."
Mariah Anne Taylor as Catherine
in the final scene of ReAct's
Blue Cast staging of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

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Photo Gallery

CATHERINE & JAMIE: "'Til the world explodes,..."
Emjoy Gavino and Timothy Glynn
in the Red Cast of ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE & JAMIE: "'Til there's no one left..."
Jessica Skerritt as Catherine
with Jason Kappus as Jamie
performing "The Next Ten Minutes"
in ReAct's Green Cast of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

Catherine & JAMIE: "Who has ever known us apart!"
Mariah Anne Taylor as Catherine
with Jadd Davis as Jamie in
the Blue Cast of ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "Jamie is over and Jamie is gone."
Emjoy Gavino as Catherine
performing "Still Hurting" in
ReAct's The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "Jamie has new dreams he's building upon,..."
Jessica Skerrit as Catherine
in Scene 1 of ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "Jamie's got secrets he doesn't confide,
And I'm still hurting."
Mariah Anne Taylor as
Catherine in ReAct's
Blue Cast of The
Last Five Years
.
Photo: Rick Wong.

 

JAMIE: "I'm your Hebrew slave, at your service!"
Timothy Glynn as Jamie
in the Red Cast of ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

JAMIE: "But the minute I first met you
I could barely catch my breath"
Jason Kappus as Jamie in
in the Green Cast of ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

JAMIE: "You, you are the story I should write...
I have to write!"
Jadd Davis as Jamie performing
"Shiksa Goddess" in ReAct's
Blue Cast of The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

CATHERINE: "I stole this sweater from the costume shop...
It makes me look like Daisy Mae."
Emjoy Gavino as Catherine
performing "See I'm Smiling" in
ReAct's The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "I think you're really gonna like this show.
I'm pretty sure it doesn't suck."
Jessica Skerrit as Catherine
in Scene 3 of ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "See, you're laughing, and I'm smiling,
By a river in Ohio
And you're mine...
We're doing fine."
Mariah Anne Taylor as
Catherine in ReAct's
Blue Cast of The
Last Five Years
.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

JAMIE: "...it's a pleasure to hear from you. And a surprise."
Timothy Glynn as Jamie
in a moment from ReAct's
Red Cast staging of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

JAMIE: "Thank you so much, that means a lot to me."
Jason Kappus portraying
Jamie in ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

JAMIE: "I'm really looking forward to meeting you..."
Jadd Davis as Jamie
during Scene 3 of ReAct's
The Last Five Years
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "And you could, God forbid, even see my show..."
Emjoy Gavino as Catherine
in a moment from ReAct's Red
Cast of The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "No, Jamie, you do not have to go to another party -
With the same twenty jerks you already know..."
Jessica Skerrit as Catherine
performing in ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "You know what makes me crazy?
I'm sorry, can I say this?"
Mariah Anne Taylor as
Catherine in ReAct's The
Last Five Years
Blue Cast.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

JAMIE: "I found a woman I love,..."
Timothy Glynn as Jamie
performing "Moving Too Fast"
in ReAct's Red Cast of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

JAMIE: "I dreamed of writing like the high and mighty..."
Jason Kappus as Jamie
in ReAct's Green Cast staging
of The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

JAMIE: "My heart's been stolen!
My ego's swollen!
I just keep rollin' along!"
Jadd Davis perfroming as
Jamie in a scene from
ReAct's Blue Cast of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "I said I'd stick it out
And follow through,..."
Emjoy Gavino as Catherine
in a moment from ReAct's
The Last Five Years Red Cast.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "And then he smiles,
And nothing else makes sense..."
Jessica Skerritt as Catherine
performing "I'm a Part of That"
in ReAct's Green Cast of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

CATHERINE: "But look what he can do,
And I'm a part of that."
Mariah Anne Taylor as Catherine
in ReAct's Blue Cast of The
Last Five Years
.
Photo: David Hsieh.

JAMIE: "Then the clock upon the wall began to glow...."
Timothy Glynn as Jamie
performing "The Schmuel Song"
with Emjoy Gavino as Catherine
in ReAct's Red Cast of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

JAMIE: "Just do it and you can be happy!"
Jason Kappus as Jamie with
Jessica Skerrit in ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

JAMIE: "Plenty have hoped and dreamed and prayed,..."
Jadd Davis as Jamie with
Mariah Anne Taylor as
Catherine in a scene from
ReAct's Blue Cast of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

JAMIE: "Will you share your life with me
For the next ten lifetimes?"
Emjoy Gavino and Timothy Glynn
in the Red Cast of ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE & JAMIE: "I do...."
Jessica Skerritt as Catherine
with Jason Kappus as Jamie
performing "The Next Ten Minutes"
in ReAct's Green Cast of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

JAMIE: "There are so many lives I want to share with you...
I will never be complete until I do."
Mariah Anne Taylor as Catherine
with Jadd Davis as Jamie in
the Blue Cast of ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

CATHERINE: "Why is the director staring at his crotch?"
Emjoy Gavino as Catherine
in a moment from ReAct's Red
Cast of The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "Why is that man staring at my résumeé?"
Jessica Skerritt as Catherine
performing the auditon scene
in ReAct's Green Cast of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

CATHERINE: "Why did I pick this career?"
Mariah Anne Taylor as Catherine
in ReAct's Blue Cast of The
Last Five Years
.
Photo: David Hsieh.

JAMIE: "If I didn't believe in you,
We wouldn't be having this fight."
Timothy Glynn as Jamie
in a moment from ReAct's
Red Cast staging of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

JAMIE: "Don't we get to be happy, Cathy?"
Jason Kappus portraying
Jamie in ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

JAMIE: "If I'm cheering on your side, Cathy,
Why can't you support mine?"
Jadd Davis as Jamie
sings "If I Didn't Believe
in You" during ReAct's
The Last Five Years
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "When we get to my house, take a look at that town, take a look at how far I've gone..."
Emjoy Gavino as Catherine sings
"I Can Do Better than That" in
ReAct's The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "Think about how I love you -
Say you'll move in with me."
Jessica Skerrit as Catherine
in a scene from ReAct's
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "I don't need any lifetime commitments, I don't need to get hitched tonight,..."
Mariah Anne Taylor as
Catherine in ReAct's
Blue Cast of The
Last Five Years
.
Photo: Rick Wong.

 

JAMIE: "Look at us, lying here,
Dreaming, pretending."
Timothy Glynn as Jamie in a
scene with Mariah Anne Taylor
during ReAct's Red Cast of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

JAMIE: "I wrote a story,
And we changed the ending -
Cathy, just look at me now!"
Jason Kappus as Jamie
performing "Nobody Needs to
Know" with Emjoy Gavino in
ReAct's Green Cast of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

 

JAMIE: "All right, the panic recedes:
Nobody needs to know."
Jadd Davis as Jamie with
Emjoy Gavino in a scene from
ReAct's Blue Cast of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

JAMIE: "Goodbye Cathy"
CATHERINE: "I have been waiting for you!"
Timothy Glynn as Jamie and Emjoy
Gavino as Catherine in the final
moment of ReAct's Red Cast staging
of The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

JAMIE: "So we could fight,
Or we could wait,
Or I could go..."
CATHERINE: "Goodbye until tomorrow!"
Jessica Skerritt as Catherine
with Jason Kappus as Jamie in the
last scene of ReAct's Green Cast
of The Last Five Years.
Photo: David Hsieh.

CATHERINE: "Goodbye until tomorrow!"
JAMIE: "I didn't see a way we both could win."
Mariah Anne Taylor as Catherine
with Jadd Davis as Jamie in the
last scene of ReAct's Blue Cast
of The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

JAMIE: "You don't have to let me win, she was screaming, but he couldn't hear it at all."
Timothy Glynn as Jamie in a scene
from ReAct's Red Cast staging
of The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

CATHERINE: "I swear to God I'll never understand
How you can stand there, straight and tall
And see I'm crying,
And not do anyhing at all..."
Emjoy Gavino as Catherine
in the opening of ReAct's
Red Cast production of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

 

JAMIE: "I mean, it's just a draft, but I think it's, you know, getting to...whatever."
Jadd Davis as Jamie in a
moment from ReAct's Blue Cast
of The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

CATHERINE: "And then he's off on
A trip to Jamie-land..."
Emjoy Gavino as Catherine
singing 'I'm a Part of That'
in ReAct's Red Cast staging
of The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

JAMIE: "And here she comes:
'Let's get a cup of coffee.
Will you look at manuscript?'"
Timothy Glynn as Jamie with
Jessica Skerritt in a scene
from ReAct's Red Cast of
The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

CATHERINE: "All you can say,
All you can feel
Was wrapped up inside that one perfect kiss."
Mariah Anne Taylor as Catherine
with Jadd Davis as Jamie in the
opening moment of ReAct's Blue Cast
of The Last Five Years.
Photo: Rick Wong.

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