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Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Launch Digital Lottery TomorrowBroadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Launch Digital Lottery Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Producer Stacey Mindich announced today that beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7, Dear Evan Hansen will launch a digital lottery, which will allow users to enter the lottery for a chance to purchase specially-priced tickets to that day's performance. (more...)

Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Welcome to Broadway!Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Welcome to Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Dec 5, 2016

Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical with a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, opened just last night at the Music Box Theatre (239 W 45th St). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Takes Opening Night Broadway Bows!Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Takes Opening Night Broadway Bows!
by Walter McBride - Dec 5, 2016

Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical with a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, opened just last night at the Music Box Theatre (239 W 45th St). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: BWW Takes You On the Red Carpet at the Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSENSTAGE TUBE: BWW Takes You On the Red Carpet at the Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld was live on Facebook last night catching up with all the stars on the red carpet at the premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN. See who we got to talk to, including Aaron Tveit, Darren Criss, Terrence Mann, and more! (more...)

BWW Review: Exhilarating and Original DEAR EVAN HANSEN Moves To BroadwayBWW Review: Exhilarating and Original DEAR EVAN HANSEN Moves To Broadway
by Michael Dale - Dec 4, 2016

While FUN HOME and HAMILTON have certainly not been the only high-quality new musicals to hit Broadway in the past two seasons, they've both displayed the kind of originality and relevance in subject matter, expertise in writing and imagination in execution that works wonders in elevating public awareness of the dramatic potential of the art form and smashing the lingering bias that says singing and dancing diffuses the impact of serious theatre. (more...)

Review Roundup: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Opens on Broadway - All the ReviewsReview Roundup: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews
by Review Roundups - Dec 4, 2016

Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical with a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, opens on Broadway tonight, December 4th, 2016, at the Music Box Theatre (239 W 45th St). (more...)

Join BWW on Facebook Live For The DEAR EVAN HANSEN Red Carpet Beginning at 6PM ESTJoin BWW on Facebook Live For The DEAR EVAN HANSEN Red Carpet Beginning at 6PM EST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

BroadwayWorld will be streaming LIVE from the red carpet of the opening night of Dear Evan Hansen beginning around 6PM EST. Tune in at Facebook.com/BroadwayWorld to see your favorite stars walk the red carpet! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ben Platt & More in DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway!Photo Flash: First Look at Ben Platt & More in DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical with a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, is currently in previews at the Music Box Theatre (239 W 45th St), where it will officially open on Sunday, December 4, 2016. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast Recording Available for Pre-Order Today; Full Tracklist!DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast Recording Available for Pre-Order Today; Full Tracklist!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Dear Evan Hansen, released on Atlantic Records, is available for pre-order today, Friday, December 2 at all DSPs here. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt & Laura Dreyfuss Record 'Only Us'!VIDEO: Watch DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt & Laura Dreyfuss Record 'Only Us'!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

This Friday, December 2, you can finally pre-order the cast recording from Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN, now in previews at the Music Box Theatre. Until then, let the rest of the world fall away as Laura Dreyfuss and Ben Platt perform 'Only Us'! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 11/22/2016 - 11/29/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 11/22/2016 - 11/29/2016
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 11/22/2016 - 11/29/2016. (more...)

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Performs 'Waving Through a Window' on 'Late Night'VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Performs 'Waving Through a Window' on 'Late Night'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss and the cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN performed 'Waving Through a Window.' Later, Platt explains why the show causes a lot of tear from the audience. (more...)

DVR Alert: DEAR EVEAN HANSEN's Ben Platt & Laura Dreyfuss Will Perform on Seth Meyers TonightDVR Alert: DEAR EVEAN HANSEN's Ben Platt & Laura Dreyfuss Will Perform on Seth Meyers Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Set you DVR! Tonight, November 22, Dear Evan Hansen star Ben Platt will be a couch guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Following a chat with Seth, he will sing "Waving Through a Window" (including his scene with Laura Dreyfuss), with piano accompaniment by Alex Lacamoire, as well as a 5-piece band. (more...)

Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Helps Bloomingdale's Ring In the Holiday SeasonPhoto Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Helps Bloomingdale's Ring In the Holiday Season
by Walter McBride - Nov 22, 2016

Just yesterday, Bloomingdale's celebrated their highly anticipated holiday windows with the cast of Dear Evan Hansen, the new original musical now in previews on Broadway. Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones and Jennifer Laura Thompson performed songs from the show as well as a holiday favorite. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special evening below! (more...)

BWW Review: CAROUSEL at Arena Stage - It's MagicalBWW Review: CAROUSEL at Arena Stage - It's Magical
by Charles Shubow - Nov 21, 2016

CAROUSEL features a superb cast, taut direction, and amazing dancing that packs a wallop.. (more...)

BWW Review: Cleveland's BWU and Its Effect on BroadwayBWW Review: Cleveland's BWU and Its Effect on Broadway
by Roy Berko - Nov 21, 2016

Several weeks ago, in my review of Baldwin Wallace University's production of WEST SIDE STORY I stated, 'BWU's Music Theater program is nationally recognized for its quality, as evidenced by the number of its graduates who have light up the Broadway theater scene and touring productions. Of those in the WEST SIDE STORY cast I stated: 'Broadway bound? Colton Ryan, though not the tall macho leading man type, should find a place on the Great White Way in roles for the young, clean scrubbed type who have big voices.' (more...)

Broadway to Trump: Sit Down, DonBroadway to Trump: Sit Down, Don
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

In a show of solidarity and support for their fellow artists, however, Broadway took to Twitter to express gratitude to the Hamilton cast and plea anew with Trump to respond to the rise in hate crimes since his election, the truth behind his settlement deal for defrauding thousands of Trump University students, and his plans to appoint known white nationalists—including Jeff Sessions, who, during the 1980s, was deemed too racist to be a federal judge—to his future cabinet. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 11/18 - 11/25 on NBCScoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 11/18 - 11/25 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Nov 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 11/18 - 11/25, airing on NBC (more...)

MARY POPPINS at Olney Theatre Center is Practically Perfect in Every WayMARY POPPINS at Olney Theatre Center is Practically Perfect in Every Way
by Charles Shubow - Nov 17, 2016

A superb cast, great voices, clever choreography, and magic combine to make a great night at the theater for the whole family. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 11/17 - 11/24 on NBCScoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 11/17 - 11/24 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Nov 17, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 11/17 - 11/24, airing on NBC (more...)

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