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Michael Lee Brown

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Evan Hansen (Alternate) [Replacement]
Connor Murphy (Understudy)
Evan Hansen (Understudy)
Jared Kleinman (Understudy)

Michael Lee Brown Biography

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.





Michael Lee Brown News

Jennifer Simard, Michael Lee Brown, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week Photo Jennifer Simard, Michael Lee Brown, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 14, 2023

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 Bel Photo Gaten Matarazzo, Samantha Pauly & More to Join Michael Lee Brown in Concert at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 9, 2023

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 R Photo Samantha Pauly, Mamie Parris, Jeff Kready & More to Star in FAT KID RULES THE WORLD Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2022

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, Jewelle Blackman, Adam Jacobs & Mo Photo Book Your Virtual Experience With Adrienne Walker, Jewelle Blackman, Adam Jacobs & More on BWW Stage Door
by Team BWW - Oct 12, 2022

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 Adrienne Walker, Jewelle Blackman, Adam Jacobs, and more!

Interview: BROADWAY AT THE BOURBON ROOM's Tianna Louise Cohen Howling For Their HALLO Photo Interview: BROADWAY AT THE BOURBON ROOM's Tianna Louise Cohen Howling For Their HALLOWEEN BASH
by Gil Kaan - Oct 9, 2022

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 Photo Photos: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Takes its Final Bows on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 19, 2022

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 Photo THE FORGE SINGS to Feature Michael Lee Brown, Ariana Burks, Joey Chelius, And More
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

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  Photo Book Your Virtual Experience With Patti Murin, Fergie L. Philippe, Ali Ewoldt & More on BWW Stage Door
by Team BWW - Jun 17, 2022

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 Photo Ivan Rutherford and Michael Lee Brown Will Mentor Students at LCA Summer Camp 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 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.

LISTEN: Kevin Chamberlin Talks TikTok & More on TAKE A BOW Photo LISTEN: Kevin Chamberlin Talks TikTok & More on TAKE A BOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2022

This episode has it all! In this episode he takes us through his career, life journey, and inside scoop from his favorite productions.

Michael Lee Brown Videos

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Standby Michael Lee Brown Stars In New Music Video For 'Since Videoplay
VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Standby Michael Lee Brown Stars In New Music Video For 'Sincerely, Me'

by Stage Tube - May 15, 2019

Broadway standby Michael Lee Brown is literally always at the ready. As the cover for three unique roles in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, he is prepared to play Evan, Jared or Connor on a moment's notice.

VIDEO: Students Draw DEAR EVAN HANSEN for Art2Art! Videoplay
VIDEO: Students Draw DEAR EVAN HANSEN for Art2Art!

by Stage Tube - Jul 19, 2017

What does Dear Evan Hansen look like through the eyes of an art student? Meet a group of talented young students from ArtsConnection who channeled their introduction to Broadway into inspiring works of art. Visit art2art.dearevanhansen.com to check out their creations and watch how they came to be below!

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt & Lauren Dreyfuss Perform 'Only Us'
by Caryn Robbins - 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.

VIDEO: 2016 Highlight: Cynthia Erivo Joins DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Benj Pasek & Justin Paul for 'You Will Be Found'
by Caryn Robbins - 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.'


Michael Lee Brown Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael Lee Brown been in?
Michael Lee Brown has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael Lee Brown been in?
Michael Lee Brown has not appeared in the West End