Third Street Theatre, the West Hollywood 99-seat Equity Waiver theatre that brought LA the critically-acclaimed smash hit Falsettos, is pleased to announce three limited engagement fundraising gala performances of The Last Five Years by Jason Robert Brown. Each night will bring audiences a fresh mix of Broadway, film and television talent with hosts Jane Lynch, William H. Macy , Felicity Huffman and Corey Reynolds. The cast that includes Shoshana Bean (Wicked), Tracie Thoms (Rent), Lindsay Pearce (The Glee Project) Jenelle Lynn Randall (All Shook Up), Daniel Tatar (Hairspray), Allen Hidalgo (Jersey Boys) and Chase Williamson (Spring Awakening). Every performance will be immediately followed by a catered reception and a hosted wine bar.
The Last 5 Years explores the 5-year relationship from meeting, through marriage and finally to divorce, between Jamie, a novelist, and Cathy his actress wife. Cathy tells her story in reverse chronological order, while Jamie moves chronologically from beginning to end. They meet only once, in the middle of the show, as they exchange their vows.
This production has been multicast with men and women playing the roles of Jamie and Cathy in an imaginative and compelling new staging of this well-loved show.
Third Street Theatre is Los Angeles’ newest 99-seat Equity Waiver Theater. Debuting with last fall’s critical hit FALSETTOS, Third Street Theatre is proud to continue its path of artistic integrity. This fully catered fundraiser will donate all proceeds from THE LAST FIVE YEARS towards the theatre and future productions.