Out of the Box Theatrics & Holmdel Theatre Company, along with producer Blair Russell, announced additional details for their site-specific virtual co-production of Jason Robert Brown‘s The Last Five Years. This included show dates of March 15th – 28th, three tiers of tickets, and the announcement of, Tony Award recipient, Jason Michael Webb (Choir Boy) as the director and musical director. Previously the stream was set to begin February 11, however, the company has since updated the premiere date.
The Last Five Years starring Nasia Thomas ( Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) and Nicholas Edwards (Frozen, Berkshire Theatre Group’s Godspell) will begin streaming in March and the ticket prices range from $23-$49. The top tier ticket includes an On-Demand ticket, a behind-the-scenes featurette, and 48-hour access with unlimited views.
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An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years, The Last Five Years’ unconventional structure consists of Cathy, the woman, telling her story backwards while Jamie, the man, tells his story chronologically; the two characters only meet once, at their wedding in the middle of the show.
Costume Designer is Siene Zoë Allen (What the Constitution Means to Me). Production Designer is Adam Honoré (Ain’t No Mo’). Make-Up Advisor is Tina Scariano. Associate Director is Christina Franklin (For Colored Girls…). Associate Music Director is Cynthia Meng (Company, Hadestown). Stage Manager is Egypt Dixon. Assistant Stage Manager is Joshua Christensen.
Co-producer & Film Advisor is Joanna White-Oldham. Director of Photography and Videographer is Brian Bon. Assistant Cameraperson is Milton Guanga. Sound Operator is Nicole Maupin. Sound Editor is Carin M. Ford. Video Editor is Dimly Wit Productions.
The orchestra features Cynthia Meng (Keyboard), Sterling Elliott (Cello 1 & 2), Orlando Wells (Violin), Jonathan Linden (Guitar), Chelton Grey (Bass) and Brandon Brooks (Drums).
If you would like to purchase tickets and learn more about the production, you may view the website.