The cast will be headed by Cassie Okenka (Bonnie & Clyde) and Austin Owen (Flashdance tour). Directed by producing artistic director Vincent Mariani, the production will run at the Playhouse Downtown.
The rest of the artistic team includes Alex Shields (music director), Chris Mueller (scenic design), Rebecca Conway (costume design) and Stephen Terry (lighting design).
In 2001 the original Off-Broadway production of The Last Five Years won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics.
Flat Rock Playhouse has a dual mission of producing and providing education in the performing arts and includes a ten-show professional series, a college apprentice and intern program and year-round classes and workshops for students from kindergarten through adults.