Meet Jared and Kira Troilo of The Last Five Years

Meet the leading duo of the Lyric’s production of The Last Five Years, Jared and Kira Troilo! Jared and Kira met when they were in first grade, had their first date at 15, and did theatre together in high school. They are now seven years into their marriage, and they also have an adorable son together!




Jared Troilo* (Jamie) Lyric Stage: My Fair Lady (Freddy), Murder for Two (Detective Marcus), Camelot (Lancelot). Jared has also appeared on the stages of SpeakEasy Stage Company, Wheelock Family Theatre, Palace Theatre, Moonbox Productions, Shadowland Stages, Reagle Music Theatre, Greater Boston Stage Company, The Barnstormers Theatre, and Fiddlehead Theatre Company. He is an IRNE award winner for Best Featured Actor in a Musical (She Loves Me). TV/Film: Across The Pacific (PBS), Kevin can F*** Himself (AMC), and the upcoming film About Fate. BFA The Boston Conservatory. Proud member of AEA. All my love to our Levi (and our babysitters!) and, of course, my brilliant wife and partner, Kira.


Kira Troilo* (Cathy) Lyric Stage: Gypsy (Dainty June), Camelot (Lady). Wheelock Family Theatre: Little Women (Meg March), In the Heights (Carla). Moonbox Productions: Caroline, or Change (Emmie Thibodeaux). NextDoor Theater: Sister Act (Deloris Van Cartier). SpeakEasy Stage: The Color Purple (Olivia). Kira also frequently works as a choreographer and received an Elliott Norton nomination (Parade, Moonbox Productions) and an IRNE nomination (Little Mermaid, Fiddlehead Theatre) for her work. Kira is an avid writer, and shares her experiences, stories and perspective on her personal blog. Special thanks to her parents for their constant support, her son Levi for sharing both his Mama and Dada, and to the love of her life and real-life husband of 7 years (and counting), Jared. Instagram: @biracial_mom, @kikitroilo. Website:




*Denotes member of Actor’s Equity Association