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The Last Five Years @ The Factory Theatre

Every relationship has a story.  Jason Robert Brown’s beautiful two-person musical, The Last Five Years, imagines what it would be like to hear that story from opposite points in time.  Following the relationship of Jamie, a best-selling novelist, and Cathy, a struggling actress, this musical explores the pitfalls and triumphs of a romance between two competing artistic identities.  The standout feature of the musical is its form: while Cathy’s account of the relationship starts with the end and works backwards in time, Jamie’s starts at the beginning with the couple’s very first date.  Disorienting at times, the musical’s non-traditional structure allows us to wonder if the past, present, and future can ultimately be reconciled with one another.

Join us for The Factory Theatre's season opener with an instructor showcase, featuring Jes Adam and Courtney Bailey Parker.

*FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY.  Not recommended for patrons under the age of 15.

Tickets available locally for purchase at Jo's Java, Watson's Drugstore, and Adam Bros Coffeehouse.  

Parking available behind the Kelsey Building or across the street at CVS.  House opens at 7:00pm.

Saturday, September 23 at 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Factory Theatre
400-498 East Harris Avenue, Greenville, IL 62246, USA

Event Type

Arts & Entertainment

Audience

Faculty, Staff, Parents, Students, Alumni, Community

Departments

Factory Theatre

Cost

$5 for Students / $10 for Adults

Hashtag

##FTlastfiveyears

Event Sponsor

The Factory Theatre

Contact Person

Jes Adam, Artistic and Executive Director

Contact Email

theatre@greenville.edu

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