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FILM REVIEW: The Last Five Years

Book and Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown Screenplay: Richard LaGravenese Director: Richard LaGravenese Reviewer: Scott Matthewman Jason Robert Brown’s two-hander musical documenting the rise and fall of a couple’s romance has become something of a cult favourite within theatrical circles. This is due in part to all but one song being a solo number – prime pickings for audition numbers or ...

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FILM REVIEW: The Last Five Years

Director: Richard LaGravenese Music and Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown Screenplay: Richard LaGravenese Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys There's no doubt that it is with a mixture of trepidation and as well as anticipation that fans of Jason Robert Brown's little seen but much-loved, cult, off-Broadway hit, The Last Five Years, will greet the release of Richard LaGravenese's movie adaptation: what works on ...

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CD REVIEW: The Last Five Years – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Music: Jason Robert Brown Reviewer: Rebecca Cohen Today sees the official release of the soundtrack to musical comedy-drama The Last Five Years, which premiered late last year at the Toronto International Film Festival before its general release later this month. Starring the stunning Anna Kendrick and Broadway’s Jeremy Jordan, the piece tells the story of a five-year relationship between rising ...

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NEWS: The Last Five Years movie soundtrack available for pre-order in the US

Sh-K-Boom Records have today announced the release of the first two songs from the highly anticipated The Last Five Years (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Anna Kendrick’s “I Can Do Better Than That”and Jeremy Jordan’s “Moving Too Fast” are now available for purchase at Amazon and iTunes (US Only) and can be downloaded as instant gratification tracks upon pre-ordering the complete ...

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The Last Five Years – King’s Arms Theatre, Salford

Music/Book/Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown Director: James Baker Reviewer: Tracey Lowe Every so often, there’s a show that completely changes your perception of musicals. If you walk into ‘The Last Five Years’ expecting jazz hands and kick lines, you’ll be very disappointed. However, what this musical does deliver is a relatable story, genuinely fantastic songs, and a hell of a lot ...

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WHAT’S HOT – Week beginning Monday 7th April

A tantalising mix of musicals, plays and illusions await you in this week’s theatrical picks. Hard hitting new writing sits alongside classic opera and cult musical favourites. Whatever your tastes we are sure there is something here that will enthralll and delight. Are you seeing any of our picks or seeing something different? Do let us know your thoughts in ...

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INTERVIEW: Ten Minutes with… James Baker

James Baker has been making waves in the Manchester Fringe scene, since taking over the artistic direction of Salford based King’s Arms Theatre. James has tried to improve the quality of work being presented in the region through the work at the KAT and through his company Assembled Junk Productions. Not shying away from a challenge his last production Little ...

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NEWS: Cast announced for Manchester production of The Last Five Years

Fresh from his musical theatre successes with Spring Awakening and Little Shop of Horrors (nominated for Best Fringe Production at the 2014 Manchester Theatre Awards) for Assembled Junk Productions, director James Baker is delighted to announce the cast of the Manchester professional premier of Tony Award winning composer Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years to the King’s Arms Theatre, ...

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