Read the Reviews for the Socially Distant Production of The Last Five Years in London

The Verdict   Read the Reviews for the Socially Distant Production of The Last Five Years in London
 
The Southwark Playhouse staging runs through November 14 and will be streamed globally afterwards.
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Oli Higginson and Molly Lynch in The Last Five Years Pamela Raith

The reviews are in for a reconfigured production of The Last Five Years at Southwark Playhouse in London. The Jason Robert Brown musical had opened in March prior to the shutdown but reopened October 5 with socially distant measures in place.

Starring Molly Lynch as Cathy and Oli Higginson as Jamie, the production is directed by Jonathan O’Boyle with choreography by Sam Spencer-Lane.

The musical was filmed by stream.theatre and will be presented to global audiences November 26–29.

Until then, read the reviews below.

BritishTheatre.com (Ray Rackham)

The Independent (Ava Wong Davies)

LondonTheatre.co.uk

Metro U.K. (Claire Allfree)

The Reviews Hub (Stephen Bates)

The Telegraph (Dominic Cavendish)

TimeOut London (Andrzej Lukowski)

The Upcoming (BP Flanagan)

Variety (David Benedict)

Playbill will continue to update this article as more reviews come in.

Serving on the creative team are set and costume designer Lee Newby, lighting designer Jamie Platt, sound designer Adam Fisher, and music director George Dyer with casting by Jane Deitch.

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