THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Portland Center Stage delivers a convincing story of love and breakup in novel dramatic form

Life goes by in a story all its own. Meredith Kaye Clark and Drew Harper are superb in this creatively told, sad tale. On different trajectories, the two characters’ narratives – like their lives – pass each other by but only briefly intersect. Brown’s simple but profound dramatic structure makes the show.

Thru June 22