VIDEO: Andrew Barth Feldman, Broadway's New Evan Hansen Preps For His Broadway Debut
A new Evan will be waving through a window very soon! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Andrew Barth Feldman, the 16-year-old winner of the Best Actor Award at the 2018 National High School Musical Theatre Awards (known more commonly as the Jimmy Awards), will make his Broadway debut as 'Evan Hansen' tonight.
Feldman - who is currently a high school junior at Lawrence Woodmere Academy in Woodmere, New York - takes over the role from Taylor Trensch, who plays his final performance on January 27, 2019 after a year in the title role. Original Broadway cast member Michael Lee Brown will continue his run as the 'Evan' alternate.
Watch below as Broadways first teenage Evan hits rehearsal, gets his first of many arm casts, hits rehearsal, and steps into Evan's New Balance kicks for the very first time.Get the best prices on tickets to Dear Evan Hansen on TodayTix - click here.