The Last Five Years
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 show's unconventional structure consists of Cathy, telling her story backwards while Jamie, tells his story chronologically; the two characters only meet once, at their wedding in the middle of the show.
Age: 20-28 year old female
Vocal Range: F3 to D#5
Catherine arcs from an ambitious, fresh-faced girl in a new relationship to a woman stunned by a betrayal and a divorce that she is only beginning to understand.
Age: 20-28 year old male
Vocal Range: A2 to Bb4
Jamie arcs from an ambitious guy on a promising first date with a dazzling career to someone who is blinded by success and ego. He is very lovable, yet makes unintentional choices that sabotages his own happiness.
|Music Director||Edward Niles|
|Production Assistant||Mark Rittinger|
This will be a pre-recorded online production. Prospective auditionees will be expected to:
- Attend both online, and in-person covid-safe rehearsals (July-October).
- Be able to travel within the Durham Region to attend on-location filming (July-October).
- Abide by strict health guidelines at all times.
Whitby Courthouse Theatre takes health and safety seriously, and guidelines will be strictly enforced. Fall-back plans exist should the ability to record in-person safely be compromised.
Auditions will be accepted via video submissions. Following your indication of interest, our team will send you a song with accompaniment to be recorded and submitted no later than July 9th at 11:59 pm.
As there be no monologue component to this audition, it is encouraged that auditionees take the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to perform on-camera during the filming of their song.
The team intends to cast the production by July 12th. Rehearsals will be scheduled with successful auditionees and will begin as soon as possible following casting.
Please complete the below form to be included in auditions.