VIDEO: Roman Banks Takes Bows As The First Evan Hansen of Color!
by Stage Tube - December 12, 2018
History was¬†made at the Music Box Theatre today!¬†Roman Banks¬†made his debut as the title character in Dear Evan Hansen as the show's first Evan of color. Banks is currently the understudy for Evan, Jared and Connor. See video of his first bow below! (more...)
Roman Banks Will Make Debut as First Evan Hansen of Color Today!
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2018
History is being made at the Music Box Theatre today! Roman Banks will make his debut as the title character in Dear Evan Hansen as the show's first Evan of color. Banks is currently the understudy for Evan, Jared and Connor.¬† (more...)
DEAR EVAN HANSEN Spotlight Announced For BroadwayCon 2019
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2018
The Tony Award-winning Best Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN has joined the BroadwayCon 2019 lineup. As part of the Spotlight series, the panel will feature Taylor Trensch (the current Evan Hansen), Michael Lee Brown (Alternate Evan Hansen; u/s Connor Murphy, Jared Kleinman), and Andrew Barth Feldman (Evan Hansen, starting January 30) in conversation on Saturday, January 12 at 11:15 a.m. (more...)
VIDEO: Hansens & Murphys x2! DEAR EVAN HANSEN Casts Unite to Perform 'You Will Be Found'
by Stage Tube - December 4, 2018
A record-breaking show on Broadway is now on tour!¬†Dear Evan Hansen¬†is currently playing at the Music Box Theatre and opens tomorrow at San Francisco's Curran Theatre.Watch below as the Broadway and touring companies unite to sing a Dear Evan Hansen anthem- 'You Will Be Found.' (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Read an Excerpt from DEAR EVAN HANSEN the Novel!
by BWW News Desk - December 4, 2018
From the creators of the Tony-winning Broadway mega-hit comes the groundbreaking novel inspired by Dear Evan Hansen-¬†now available¬†to purchase! (more...)
Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Officially Be Adapted for the Big Screen!
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2018
According to Deadline, Dear Evan Hansen will soon¬†be adapted for the big screen! The Tony winning musical will be produced by¬†Marc Platt¬†and Adam Siegel, with creators Benj Pasek and¬†Justin Paul expected to¬†executive produce.¬†Steven Levenson, who won a Tony Award for his book, will write the screenplay. (more...)
VIDEO: Iconic DEAR EVAN HANSEN Costumes Inducted Into the Smithsonian!
by Stage Tube - November 28, 2018
In conjunction with its second year on Broadway, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen celebrated another incredible milestone this week. In honor of the impact the acclaimed musical has had on fans all over the globe, Evan's now-iconic blue polo shirt and arm cast received an official induction into the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. See the onstage celebration below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates Two Years On Broadway With Donation to the Smithsonian
by Jennifer Broski - November 28, 2018
Yesterday, Dear Evan Hansen celebrated two years on Broadway by donating to the Smithsonian on stage. The cast and creative team were joined by Smithsonian Institution representatives, Catherine Eagleton, Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs and Ryan Lintelman, Curator of Entertainment History. (more...)
VIDEO: You Will Be Found with DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Thanksgiving Parade Performance
by Stage Tube - November 22, 2018
Check out the cast of Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen on the 2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade performing 'You Will Be Found!'¬† (more...)
Breaking: A New Evan Has Been Found! Jimmy Awards Winner Andrew Barth Feldman Will Replace Taylor Trensch in DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2018
Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich has just¬†announced today that 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' on January 30, 2019. 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. (more...)
DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Hold Open Call For The Role of Evan For its Toronto Run
by BWW News Desk - November 6, 2018
Here's your chance to be found! Open call auditions for the first international production of the Tony & Grammy Award-winning musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN, produced by Stacey Mindich in partnership with David Mirvish will take place Sunday November 11 at 9:00AM at the Courtyard by Marriott in Toronto. (more...)
VIDEO: First Listen- Katy Perry Sings DEAR EVAN HANSEN Anthem, Plus Cut Songs on Deluxe Album!
by BWW News Desk - November 2, 2018
Atlantic Records just released 'DEAR EVAN HANSEN (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING) - DELUXE ALBUM,' a newly expanded edition of the GRAMMY-winning companion to the Tony¬ģ Award-winning musical. 'DEAR EVAN HANSEN (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING) - DELUXE ALBUM' is available digitally today, Friday November 2nd with physical release to follow. (more...)
The National Tour of DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Maggie McKenna Will Takeover BWW Instagram Tomorrow!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - October 26, 2018
Go behind the scenes of the national tour of¬†Dear Evan Hansen's Maggie McKenna, she takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram tomorrow, October 27th! Follow along as McKenna shows you her two show day while performing as Zoe Murphy! Be sure to tune in tomorrow! (more...)
Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of DEAR EVAN HANSEN in Los Angeles?
by Review Roundups - October 21, 2018
'Dear Evan Hansen' opened its Los Angeles engagement October 19. (more...)
Video: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Prepares to Wave At Los Angeles!
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2018
A record-breaking show on Broadway and now on National Tour, 'Dear Evan Hansen' opens its Los Angeles engagement tonight, October 19, having already¬†shattered¬†all weekly box office revenue records in Ahmanson and Center Theatre Group's over 50-year history. Check out a letter from Evan himself below as he begins his L.A. stay! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at the First National Tour of DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2018
The first national tour of¬†Dear Evan Hansen¬†has officially hit the road. Check out¬†Ben Levi Ross,¬†Jessica Phillips¬†and the whole tour family in action below! (more...)
VIDEO: James Corden Sings 'Waving Through A Window' On DEAR EVAN HANSEN Book Tour
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2018
Yesterday James Corden stopped by The Grove Barnes and Noble location in Los Angeles to sing 'Waving Through A Window' with Pasek and Paul. The event featured Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and novelist Val Emmich. (more...)
Bid Now on 4 Tickets to DEAR EVAN HANSEN in LA on October 18
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2018
Bid to win 4 tickets to the nearly sold-out performance of Dear Evan Hansen on October 18, 2018 at 8pm in Los Angeles. (more...)
VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Creators Talk to Megyn Kelly About Turning a Hit Musical Into a Book
by Stage Tube - October 9, 2018
The Broadway hit 'Dear Evan Hansen' elicited such a huge response from fans that it's now hitting bookstore shelves as a novel. 'Dear Evan Hansen' composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Steven Levenson, the musical's playwright, and Val Emmich, who wrote 'Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel,' joined Megyn Kelly this morning to talk about the challenges of turning the beloved musical into a book. (more...)
BWW Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN at the Denver Center
by Chris Arneson - October 9, 2018
Since Dear Evan Hansen launched its tour in Denver, my Facebook feed has been filled with friends obsessing over its emotional magnitude, and rightfully so. The Tony-winner for Best Musical is a powerful piece. It tackles the kinds of subjects you don't often see in musical theatre. (more...)
DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Wave at the West End in 2019!
by BWW News Desk - October 4, 2018
Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has just revealed that the Tony Award-winning best musical, Dear Evan Hansen, will make its West End debut at the Noel Coward Theatre in November 2019! (more...)
VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Lisa Brescia, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Jessica Phillips and Christiane Noll Sing 'Anybody Have a Map?'
by Stage Tube - October 4, 2018
For the first time ever, the moms of Dear Evan Hansen have teamed up to sing together! (more...)
DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Release Deluxe Album on October 19!
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2018
Get excited, Fansens!¬†DEAR EVAN HANSEN' has just announced that a¬†deluxe album will drop on October¬†19. Dive into the show's rich history-hear previously unreleased songs sung by the current Broadway cast, along with all of the tracks on the original Grammy Award-Winning cast album. (more...)
Listen to the Original Act 1 Closer from DEAR EVAN HANSEN!
by BWW News Desk - September 24, 2018
Get excited, Fansens! Tomorrow, September 25, Dear Evan Hansen will release a cut song -'Part Of Me'. The song, which originally closed Act 1 in place of 'You Will Be Found,' was eliminated following the show's out-of-town tryout at Arena Stage. (more...)
VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Jared Kleinman Inspects Vintage Tech
by Stage Tube - September 21, 2018
What does the insanely cool Jared Kleinman do in his spare time? Watch below as he (played by Sky Lakota-Lynch) takes a deep dive into some vintage tech. (more...)