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Michael Lee Brown is currently the alternate Evan Hansen, performing weekly as the title role in the six time Tony Award and Grammy winning musical Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway. In addition to playing the title role, he covers the other two male principle characters (Connor and Jared), and is the first person ever to have performed all three roles on Broadway. Michael started performing at a young age, learning the business and working professionally from Los Angeles to New York City. A Marymount Manhattan graduate, Michael has performed in various regional theatre productions such as: Torch Song Trilogy at the Studio Theatre in Washington, DC under the direction of the infamous director Michael Kahn. He has been seen on television in shows like "Happyish," and live performances with the Dear Evan Hansen company at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and on "The Today Show," where he and the cast received an Emmy Award. Michael recently released his solo EP, Way It Used To Be, comprised of his original songs, and produced by Matthew James Thomas (star of Pippin) and recorded at Duncan Sheik's studio (Composer of Spring Awakening, Barley Breathing). His EP premiered on Billboard and can be heard on all streaming services world-wide including iTunes and Spotify.

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Michael Lee Brown STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Evan Hansen (Alternate) [Replacement]

Connor Murphy (Understudy)

Evan Hansen (Understudy)

Jared Kleinman (Understudy)


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Calvin Knegten Completes the Cast of PRIDE HOUSE at TOSOS

TOSOS launches its 50th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of 'Pride House,' a new play by Chris Weikel.

TOSOS Announces 50th Anniversary Season PRIDE HOUSE Premiering January 18

New York City's oldest and longest producing LGBTQIA+ theater company TOSOS (Artistic Director Mark Finley) has announced the launch of their 50th Anniversary Season, including two full productions, an expansive reading series, annual gala, and several impactful events activated to celebrate the community.

Photos: First Look at Judy Kaye and More in 'TIL DEATH at Abingdon Theatre Company

Abingdon Theatre Company has released all new photos from the Off-Broadway premiere of ’Til Death written by Elizabeth Coplan and directed by Chad Austin. Starring Two-Time Tony Award Winner Judy Kaye, Tony Award Nominee Robert Cuccioli, with Michael Lee Brown, Dominick LaRuffa Jr., Whitney Morse, and Amy Hargreaves.

Photos: First Look at the Cast of 'TIL DEATH at Abingdon Theatre Company

Get a first look at all new photos of the cast of Abingdon Theatre Company’s  Off-Broadway Premiere of ’Til Death starring Two-Time Tony Award Winner Judy Kaye, Tony Award Nominee Robert Cuccioli, with Michael Lee Brown, Dominick LaRuffa Jr., Whitney Morse, and Amy Hargreaves. Check out the photos here!

Playwright Elizabeth Coplan to Make Off-Broadway Debut with World Premiere of TIL' DEATH

Seattle playwright Elizabeth Coplan is set to make her Off-Broadway debut with the world premiere production of 'Til Death.

Judy Kaye and Robert Cuccioli Will Lead Abingdon Theatre Company's Off-Broadway Premiere Of 'TIL DEATH

Abingdon Theatre Company will present the Off-Broadway premiere production of 'Til Death written by Elizabeth Coplan and directed by Chad Austin. Learn more about the upcoming production here!

Michael Lee Brown to Perform at Chelsea Table + Stage in November

Experience the incredible talent of Michael Lee Brown, star of Broadway's 'Dear Evan Hansen,' in a live performance at Chelsea Table + Stage on November 4th. Enjoy an evening filled with Broadway favorites, original songs, and special guests. Don't miss this unforgettable night of music. Livestream option available.

Photos: BEETHOVEN: LIVE IN CONCERT Rocks The House At The Green Room 42

The house was packed and the vocals soared, as Beethoven: Live in Concert shook the stage of The Green Room 42 on Monday night. The concert previewed 10 songs from the upcoming musical, written and composed by Jad Jacob, that chronicles Beethoven's rise to fame through 70's-inspired rock. See photos from the production.

Lexi Lawson, Brennyn Lark, and Michael Lee Brown Join BEETHOVEN: LIVE IN CONCERT at The Green Room 42

The Green Room 42 presents the New York debut of the music of 'Beethoven: Live in Concert' on May 15th at 9:30pm.

NO HOPE Productions Releases Single “Boundaries”; Now Streaming

NO HOPE Productions announces the single “Boundaries” is now available on all major streaming platforms ahead of the March 24 release of their upcoming album The Year After: A Song Cycle. Performed by Krystina Alabado, “Boundaries” is the second track in the song cycle.

NO HOPE Productions Announces THE YEAR AFTER: A Song Cycle Album Release

NO HOPE Productions announces the album release of The Year After: A Song Cycle, will be available on all major streaming platforms beginning Friday, March 24, 2023.

Jennifer Simard, Michael Lee Brown, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

Gaten Matarazzo, Samantha Pauly & More to Join Michael Lee Brown in Concert at 54 Below

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will welcome Michael Lee Brown, star of Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway, back to 54 Below after a previous sold-out run.

Samantha Pauly, Mamie Parris, Jeff Kready & More to Star in FAT KID RULES THE WORLD Reading

Fat Kid Rules The World, a bold new rock musical based on the novel by K. L. Going, will have industry-only readings October 27 and October 28, 2022 at New 42nd Street Studios. The reading will feature Jeff Kready (Company), Samantha Pauly (Six), Mamie Parris (Cats) and more.

Book Your Virtual Experience With Adrienne Walker, Adam Jacobs, Jewelle Blackman & More on BWW Stage Door

BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you Stage Door, a platform allowing for your favorite performers to offer more virtual services including video shout outs, virtual classes, meet & greets and more! Book your favorite stars from around the theater community from Broadway, West End, National Tours, Viral Stars, and more for video shout-outs, classes, and more. It's the perfect holiday gift for Broadway loving family, friends, or yourself!

Interview: BROADWAY AT THE BOURBON ROOM's Tianna Louise Cohen Howling For Their HALLOWEEN BASH

Next up for Broadway At The Bourbon Room, their Halloween Bash October 21, 2022; at, of course, The Bourbon Room.  I had the opportunity to chat with Broadway At The Bourbon Room’ s newly appointed associate director Tianna Louise Cohen.

Photos: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Takes its Final Bows on Broadway

Dear Evan Hansen, the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning musical, played its final Broadway performance on September 18, 2022. Check out photos of the cast taking their final Broadway bows!

THE FORGE SINGS to Feature Michael Lee Brown, Ariana Burks, Joey Chelius, And More

THE FORGE: LEMONT QUARRIES, a first-of-its-kind adventure park in Lemont, IL will present The Forge Sings, a live concert celebration of Disney music from film & stage. Families with kids of all ages can enjoy a Disney cabaret as talents from around the country lead a Disney sing-a-long.

Book Your Virtual Experience With Patti Murin, Fergie L. Philippe, Ali Ewoldt & More on BWW Stage Door

Stage Door is a platform allowing for your favorite performers to offer more virtual services including video shout outs, virtual classes, meet & greets and more! Book your favorite stars, including Patti Murin, Fergie L. Philippe, Ali Ewoldt and more!

Ivan Rutherford and Michael Lee Brown Will Mentor Students at LCA Summer Camp 2022

LCA Performing Arts, South Florida's largest drama and performing arts studio dedicated to developing the next generation of performing artists, is proud to welcome Broadway veterans Ivan Rutherford from Les Misérables and Michael Lee Brown of Dear Evan Hansen fame to the academy's Summer Camp 2022.

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