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Evening Star Production’s fervent mounting of Jason Robert Brown’s cult musical The Last Five Years invests infinite compassion for the eddying gain and loss in one of the most intriguing constructs in musical theater.
A couple of off-beat repostings for the holidays: Playbill.com posted 50 Iphone photographs taken of or by Janet Dacal of her homecoming to Miami as she rehearsed for Actors Playhouse’s The Last Five Years which runs through next weekend. Click …
A yin and yang vibe imbues Jason Robert Brown’s intriguing and imaginative two-character musical tracking the life cycle of a romance and marriage, The Last Five Years, receiving a warm, entertaining production at Actor Playhouse. But the reason to see it is the vibrant, bravura performance by former Miamian and current Broadway actress Janet Dacal.
Actors Playhouse director David Arisco teasingly asks the reporter doing a story on the upcoming musical The Last Five Years, “Don’t you want to take a picture of our Broadway star?’ His joke is that while former Miamian Janet Dacal qualifies for the soubriquet, Dacal seems as far from a temperamental egotistical diva as you can imagine. With a honey warm smile, flashing eyes and an unaffected demeanor, Dacal looks like the girl next door — if your neighborhood is Hialeah and the girl is the kind of fetching vision who half the boys have a crush on.
Actors Playhouse’s 2012-2013 season will feature something old, something new, something you may have heard of but likely never seen, and something only the playwright’s mother is aware of — and all intriguing: In The Heights, Godspell, Fox on the Runway and The Last Five Years