The Last Five Years Cast
Natalie Michaels (Cathy Hiatt)
Natalie Michaels is a Manhattan based singer/actress/puppeteer and is honored to take on one of her all time favorite roles in the theater that practically raised her. Most recent work includes her performances with The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show off-Broadway at DR2, as well as their National Tour, and on YouTube with “The World of Eric Carle” series! She has also had residencies as a cabaret singer with the Rose Room in NYC and the Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia. Favorite credits include Off Broadway show, It Came From Beyond (Jayne/Miss Benson), Hairspray (Amber), Romeo and Juliet (Juliet), Into the Woods (Rapunzel), City of Angels (Oolie/Donna). Wake Forest University and National Music Theater Institute alum. Proud member of SAG-AFTRA. Thanks so much to the cast and crew and love to her friends and family for their constant support. Socials: @natalienjmichaels
Dayo Garritano (Jamie Wellerstein)
Dayo Garritano has been singing and acting since he was in fifth grade. He is so excited to make his Wilton Playshop debut in the Last Five Years. Dayo has played such memorable characters as Daddy Warbucks in Annie, Scar in The Lion King, Shrek in Shrek: The Musical, Cinderella’s Prince Charming in Into the Woods, Maurice in Beauty and the Beast: The Musical, Chip Tolantino in the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, etc. In addition, he earned a Halo Award for Best Lead Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Archibald Craven in The Secret Garden, has had the high privilege of performing at Carnegie Hall three times and Lincoln Center once. Dayo received the Musical Theater Scholarship from Interlochen Arts Academy where he studied musical theater for three years and he is currently getting his BFA in Acting at the University of Connecticut.