WHAT: “The Last Five Years”

WHEN: 1 p.m. Feb. 17 and 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Feb. 18

WHERE: Firehouse Center for the Arts, Market Square, Newburyport

ABOUT THE EVENT: “The Last Five Years” is a musical written by Jason Robert Brown, directed by Stephen Faria, with musical direction by Alisa Bucchiere. The story explores a five-year relationship between Jamie Wellerstein, a rising novelist, and Cathy Hiatt, a struggling actress. The show uses a form of storytelling in which Cathy’s story is told in reverse chronological order and Jamie’s is told in chronological order.

COST: $15-$18

FOR INFORMATION: 978-462-7336; http://firehouse.org