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This marks the singer/songwriter's feature film debut

Dear Evan Hansen As the debut of the new Dear Evan Hansen film quickly approaches, the team keeps releasing more glimpses into the highly-anticipated musical.

This week, actress Liz Kate stopped by The Broadway Ginger Podcast to talk to host Sally Fuller about her experience originating a new character in the story, Gemma. Making her feature film debut, the performer says the experience had quite a few twists and turns. From being asked by director Stephen Chbosky to read for a completely different role in the middle of callbacks to being a featured artist on "You Will be Found" - not to mention filming in the middle of a pandemic - Liz Kate says being in Dear Evan Hansen was unforgettable.

Listen to the whole episode, "#41: You Will be Found - Interview with Liz Kate," now streaming on all podcast platforms.

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The breathtaking, generation-defining Broadway phenomenon becomes a soaring cinematic event as Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt reprises his role as an anxious, isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social-media age.

Dear Evan Hansen will be released in theaters on September 24th.

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being A Wallflower, Wonder), the film is written for the screen by the show's Tony winner Steven Levenson with music and lyrics by the show's Oscar®, Grammy and Tony-winning songwriting team of Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (La La Land, The Greatest Showman).

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