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The Last Five Years to play socially distanced run at Southwark Playhouse

The Last Five Years Southwark Playhouse cast and tickets

The Last Five Years is to return to Southwark Playhouse for a socially distanced run.


The the acclaimed revival opened at the London venue earlier this year but performances were cut short due to the ongoing pandemic.

The production will now return in a newly configured socially distanced auditorium with a limited seating capacity.

Performances will take place between October 1 and November 14 with tickets on sale online here.

Molly Lynch and Oli Higginson will return to the cast for the production, reprising their roles as Cathy and Jamie from the original run earlier this year.

They’ll be joined by Lydia White and Josh Barnett as understudies.

With a book, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, The Last Five Years is all about the relationship between Jamie and Cathy, two twenty-somethings living in New York.

The new production is directed by Jonathan O’Boyle with musical direction and orchestrations by George Dyer.

Featuring a unique actor-musician staging, choreography comes from Sam Spencer-Lane with design by Lee Newby, lighting by Jamie Platt and sound from Adam Fisher.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.