This award winning musical explores a five-year relationship between Jamie Wellerstein, a rising novelist, and Cathy Hyatt, a struggling actress. Both use their own unique point of view to tell their story. Cathy travels backwards in time ,beginning the show at the end of the marriage, and Jamie travels forwards, starting just after the couple have first met. The Last 5 Years premiered in Chicago in 2001 and opened Off-Broadway in 2002.
Provincetown Counter Productions company members Denise Parks and Equity actor Ethan Paulini will reunite to play the couple. Parks and Paulini have previously appeared together in Counter's The Full Monty and opposite each other in tick, tick...BOOM! for which Paulini received a 2008 Best Performance of the Year citation from The Cape Cod Times.