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The Last Five Years which opens on the 25th November is based on a couple, once inspired by each other’s dreams, trying to stay connected as their paths begin to divide? Jason Robert Brown’s acclaimed 2001 musical, The Last Five Years, returns to Melbourne with an all-star duo of two-time Helpmann Award winner Verity Hunt-Ballard (Sweet Charity, Mary Poppins) and Josh Piterman (CATS, West Side Story).The Last Five Years tells the story of two twenty-somethings who fall in – and out – of love. Jamie (Piterman), an up-and-coming writer, struggles to balance his sudden success with his increasingly tumultuous love life. Meanwhile, Cathy (Hunt-Ballard), an aspiring actress, deals with the frustrations of her own career while watching her husband succeed from the sidelines. Jason Robert Brown's much-loved musical looks forwards and backwards at the ups and downs of modern love and life.