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Winner of 6 Tony Awards

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More and more ingenious with each viewing. Dear Evan Hansen keeps revealing new charms and new truths. It is more hopeful than ever.

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Why See Dear Evan Hansen?

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Broadway's breathtaking musical!

Winner of Best Musical Theater Album at the 2018 Grammy Awards! 

Hailed by the Washington Post as 'one of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history', this six-time Tony-winning comic musical has taken Broadway by storm! The poignant and thought-provoking production received rave reviews from critics for its unexpectedly touching portrayal of misunderstood youth, young love and the search for acceptance, all wrapped up in a perfectly pitched contemporary pop score by composing duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Recognise their names? The Tony nominated and Oscar winning duo only also wrote the songs for the movie La La Land! Dear Evan Hansen won six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Leading Actor for Ben Platt.

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Dear Evan Hansen is a cautionary tale about how a lie can spread across a community before the truth even has its running shoes on. The Evan of the story is an anxiety-ridden high school misfit who is desperate for any form of recognition from his peers. So much so, that when his classmate commits suicide after suffering depression, a mysterious suicide note appears in the weeks after, seemingly addressed to Evan.

Now infamous by association with the dead teen, Evan finally gains the spotlight that he craves. However, with a traumatized local community, not to mention his family, starts begging Evan for more clues about Connor's state of mind, Evan's world starts to unravel with frightening speed. With Connor's parents and sister Zoe (who just happens to be Evan's crush) finding solace in the note, it isn't long before the powers of social media start to question its validity, and Evan's own motives.

Exploring the angst of modern youth

Teen angst and grief collide in this intelligent take on what it means to be young, in love, an outcast and lonely in modern life. With a book by the award-winning, up and coming young writer Steven Levenson (Masters Of Sex and Wayward Pines), and helmed by the three-time Tony nominee Michael Greif (the man behind the 1996 smash hit Rent and most recently If/Then), Dear Evan Hansen is making its mark as one of the most socially relevant musicals in recent years.

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Dates

Previews from: 14 November 2016

Opening night: 4 December 2016

Audience

Suitable for ages 12 +

Run time

Two and a half hours with one intermission

Cast and Creative

Cast

Andrew Barth Feldman as Evan Hansen (until January 26)
Jordan Fisher as Evan (from January 28)
Christiane Noll as Cynthia Murphy 
Jessia Phillips as Heidi Hansen
Gabrielle Carruba as Zoe Murphy 
Alex Boniello as Connor Murphy
Jared Goldsmith as Jared Kleinman 
Ivan Hernandez as Larry Murphy
Phoebe Koyabe as Alana Beck

Michael Lee Brown as alternative Evan Hansen; U/S Connor Murphy, Jared Kleinman
Roman Banks as U/S Evan Hansen; Connor Murphy, Jared Kleinman
Dan Macke as U/S Jared Kleinman, Connor Murphy
Gabrielle Carrubba as U/S Alana Beck, Zoe Murphy
Lorna Courtney as U/S Alana Beck, Zoe Murphy
ASA Somers as standby Larry Murphy
Jane Pfitsch as U/S Heidi Hansen, Cynthia Murphy (from November 5)
Jessica Bogart as U/S Heidi Hansen, Cynthia Murphy
Sam Primack as U/S Evan Hansen, Connor Murphy, Jared Kleinman

Creative

Book by Steven Levenson
Lyrics by Benj Pasek
Music by Justin Paul
Directed by Michael Greif
Choreography by Danny Mefford
Set Design by David Korins
Costumes by Emily Rebholz
Lighting Design by Japhy Weideman
Sound Design by Nevin Steinberg
Projection Design by Peter Nigrini

Awards

2018 Grammy Award Wins

Best Musical Theater Album

2017 TONY AWARD Wins

Best Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical - Ben Platt
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical - Rachel Bay Jones
Best Book of a Musical - Steven Levenson
Best Original Score - Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Best Orchestrations - Alex Lacamoire

2017 Tony Award Nominations

Best Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical - Ben Platt
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical - Mike Faist
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical - Rachel Bay Jones
Best Book of a Musical - Steven Levenson
Best Original Score - Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Best Lighting Design of a Musical - Japhy Weideman
Best Direction of a Musical - Michael Greif
Best Orchestrations - Alex Lacamoire

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Get dressed, pack your tissues, and go see this show!

Dear Evan Hansen beautifully explores the search for love, dealing with grief, loneliness, and self-exploration while being surrounded by digital noise. We may have mastered worldwide connectivity but have we begun to conquer the power of communication?

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