Jason Robert Brown is "a leading member of a new generation of composers who embody high hopes for the American musical." - The New York Times
"Their Last Five Years make us feel much better about the future of musical theater." - Linda Winer, Newsday
"Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott are a pleasure to see, hear and be touched by." - Michael Sommers, Star-Ledger
"A bracing musical theater piece... Brinning with persistent melodies, thoughtful lyrics and a heartfelt, compelling story... Blessed with two gifted performers." "A potent reminder of what musicals can be like when they make up their minds to really sing." - Michael Kuchwara, A.P.
"The best cast one could imagine" - Jacques le Sourd, The Journal News
"Short, bittersweet and nearly perfect! Contrary to popular myth, they do make Broadway performers like they used to." - Robert Holler, Variety
THE LAST FIVE YEARS was the very first cast album put out by Sh-K-Boom Records. It was named one of Time Magazine's 10 Best of 2001 and won Drama Desk Awards for Best Music and Best Lyrics, and remains one of Sh-K-Boom's best-selling albums of all time. It features performances by original cast members Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott.