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San Jose Repertory Theatre
Across from the Paseo de San Antonio light rail station 101 Paseo de San Antonio San Jose, CA 95113
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6 reviews
8 stars
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"The Last Romance"
12 ratings
4.5 average rating
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55 events
27 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 27 2011

Beautiful and tender look at life. A great evening of classic theater, with some excellent operatic arias to add to the color and pleasure.

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7 reviews
8 stars
attended Oct 26 2011

So enjoyable. A very moving play with great actors. emotions and laughter mix very well for a wonderful two hours

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27 events
4 reviews
14 stars
attended Nov 02 2011

This is a delightful, poignant story presented by top-notch cast.

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Quotes & Highlights

“… the golden-years love story casts a bewitching spell …” —Variety


by Joe DiPietro

directed by Laird Williamson

Are you ever too old to find love? Life is suddenly a thrill again after 83-year-old Ralph takes a detour from his everyday routine and stumbles headlong into romance. As he attempts to woo the attractive and reluctant Carol with the persistence of a smitten teenager, he finds that love’s last round comes with its own set of obstacles. The hesitant couple must negotiate a jealous sibling, secrets from their past and their own fear of taking the plunge, yet again, as they embark on one more chance at love.


Joshua Jeremiah – The Young Man

Sharon Lockwood – Rose

Will Marchetti – Ralph

Kitty Winn – Carol

Joe DiPietro (Playwright) recently won two Tony Awards for co-writing Memphis, which also received the 2010 Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards for Best Musical. His other plays and musicals include, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (the longest-running musical revue in off-Broadway history); The Toxic Avenger, and The Thing About Men (both winners of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best off-Broadway musical); the much-produced comedy, Over the River and Through the Woods; The Art of Murder (Edgar Award winner for Best Mystery Play); and the Broadway musical, All Shook Up. His drama, Creating Claire, debuted this past spring at George Street Playhouse, and his newest musical, Falling for Eve, opened this summer at The York Theatre Company in New York. His work has received thousands of productions across the country and around the world.