The Last Five Years/Los Últimos Cinco Años is 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, the woman, telling her story backward while Jamie, the man, tells his story chronologically; the two characters only meet once, at their wedding in the middle of the show.
Character 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.
Vocal: Belty Mezzo, Soprano
Age: 25 to 35
Character 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.
Age: 25 to 35
- (1) 16 bars of an up-tempo song
- (1) 16 bars of a downtempo song
- 1 monologue (comedic or dramatic)
Videos should be no longer than 4 minutes total.
Auditions are being uploaded into a Google Form
Video submissions due no later than May 16, 2021
UCAT is producing two shows to launch their first summer stock this year. We are doing The Last Five Years in English and a separate production of the show in Spanish: Los Últimos Cinco Años. We are seeking to cast 4 actors total, 2 for the English Cast and 2 for the Spanish cast. We are only accepting auditions from the BIPOC community. We strongly encourage trans and gender non-conforming performers to audition.
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