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VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt & Lauren Dreyfuss Perform 'Only Us'VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt & Lauren Dreyfuss Perform 'Only Us'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The stars of Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Ben Platt and Lauren Dreyfuss stopped by NBC's TODAY this morning to perform from the hit show. (more...)

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Performs 'Waving Through a Window' on 'Today'VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Performs 'Waving Through a Window' on 'Today'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Ben Platt, star of the hit Broadway musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN stopped by the 8 am hour of NBC's TODAY to perform 'Waving Through A Window.' (more...)

Skylar Astin and Anna Camp Visit Ben Platt at DEAR EVAN HANSENSkylar Astin and Anna Camp Visit Ben Platt at DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Talk about a Barden reunion! Ben Platt shared on Instagram his 'shmom and shdad,' newlyweds and PITCH PERFECT co-stars Anna Camp and Skylar Astin, visiting him backstage at Dear Evan Hansen. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Sale Through Next November on BroadwayDEAR EVAN HANSEN on Sale Through Next November on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Good news for the New Year! DEAR EVAN HANSEN has just released announced a new block of tickets on sale through November 19, 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: 2016 Highlight: Cynthia Erivo Joins DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Benj Pasek & Justin Paul for 'You Will Be Found'VIDEO: 2016 Highlight: Cynthia Erivo Joins DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Benj Pasek & Justin Paul for 'You Will Be Found'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

At this year's Elsie Fest, Cynthia Erivo (THE COLOR PURPLE) took to the stage with Tony nominated composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul to perform the moving DEAR EVAN HANSEN Act One closing number 'You Will Be Found.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman Visits DEAR EVAN HANSENPhoto Flash: Hugh Jackman Visits DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Actor Hugh Jackman made a trip to the theatre last night to see the latest hit, DEAR EVAN HANSEN. (more...)

DVR Alert - Cast of Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Perform on NBC's 'Today'DVR Alert - Cast of Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Perform on NBC's 'Today'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

NBC has announced that the cast of Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN will perform on TODAY on Tuesday, January 3rd. (more...)

BWW Interview: Michael Park Has Found Yet Another Family in DEAR EVAN HANSENBWW Interview: Michael Park Has Found Yet Another Family in DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 16, 2016

When Dear Evan Hansen made its off Broadway debut at Second Stage Theatre last spring, Michael Park was there... just not onstage. That's because following a successful regional premiere at Washington DC's Arena stage, he moved straight from one show family to another, heading an eternally youthful clan in Tuck Everlasting. (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway at NOCCA Welcomes Gavin CreelBWW Interview: Broadway at NOCCA Welcomes Gavin Creel
by Heidi Scheuermann - Dec 12, 2016

I'm so thrilled to say that on Thursday evening one of my biggest inspirations, Gavin Creel, along with Seth Rudetsky will be presenting a concert at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. I'm even more thrilled to say that I had the unique opportunity to hold him hostage on the phone for nearly half an hour to talk about his life, career, and some burning questions that I just had to have answered. (more...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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