Thursday, April 25, 2019
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

How Be More Chill’s Will Roland Refuses to Play Just Another Misfit Teen by Ruthie Fierberg

The former Dear Evan Hansen star brings nuance to his new role: leading man.

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Brad Oscar, Christina Sajous, Anne L. Nathan & More Join Joe Iconis' Broadway Bounty Hunter by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the off-Broadway premiere of Broadway Bounty Hunter, a new musical comedy featuring an original score by Joe Iconis (Be More Chill), slated to arrive at off-Broadway'…

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Tony Award-winner Ben Platt to perform concert at Eventim Apollo London on 15 June 2019. by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Tony Award-winning star of Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen Ben Platt is to perform a concert on 15 June 2019 at the Eventim Apollo London. This post Tony Award-winner Ben Platt t…

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Tony Award winner Ben Platt will perform a solo concert at London’s Eventim Apollo in June 2019

We are just a little bit excited to hear that Pitch Perfect star and Dear Evan Hansen Tony Award winner Ben Platt will be bringing his Sing To Me Instead tour to London’s Eventim Apollo on…

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Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen Will Celebrate Milestone Performance by Andrew Gans

The hit musical continues at the Music Box Theatre.

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Noah Galvin to Join Broadway's Waitress as Ogie by Andy Lefkowitz

Noah Galvin is returning to the Great White Way. The beloved stage-and-screen star, most recently seen off-Broadway in Alice by Heart, will take on the role of Ogie in the hit Broadway musi…

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Noah Galvin Will Join WAITRESS as 'Ogie'; Caitlin Houlahan Set to Return as 'Dawn' by BroadwayWorld

The producers of the smash Broadway musical Waitress announced today that Noah Galvin Dear Evan Hansen, 'The Real O'Neals' will take over the role of Ogie and Caitlin Houlahan Girl From the …

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Noah Galvin Will Return to Broadway in Waitress by Andrew Gans

The Dear Evan Hansen and The Real O'Neals star will appear alongside Waitress alum Caitlin Houlahan.

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Ben Platt: 'Beyoncé gave me flowers. I'm afraid to touch them' by Alexis Soloski

He played ‘anxious weirdo nerds’ in Pitch Perfect and Dear Evan Hansen, but on his soul-baring new album Ben Platt has a new role ... himself ‘I really like playing people who aren’t…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Global Roundup 4/19 - MUNY Casting, Corey Cott in WEST SIDE STORY, Encore Performance of ALIEN Play and More! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Design mind behind 'Ham: Exhibition' says his creation belongs in Chicago, and will be its own kind of theater by Chris Jones

David Korins is best known as a designer of Broadway shows, including, among others, “Dear Evan Hansen,” “Passing Strange,” “Beetlejuice” and, of course, “Hamilton.” But thro…

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Watch Ben Platt’s Latest Music Video ‘Older’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner releases another video from his debut solo album Sing to Me Instead.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

BWW Interview: Paloma Garcia-Lee Talks WEST SIDE STORY Casting by Kaitlin Milligan

Yesterday, additional casting was announced for the highly anticipated film adaptation of West Side Story from director Steven Spielberg. Paloma Grace-Lee was cast as Graziella, the girlfrie…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Mike Faist to Bring 'Cool' Factor to Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Film as Riff by Andy Lefkowitz

Mike Faist is bringing his musical-theater talents to the big screen. The Tony-nominated Dear Evan Hansen original has landed the role of Riff in Tony Kushner and Steven Spielberg's upcomin…

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WEST SIDE STORY Casts Mike Faist as Riff; 40 Sharks and Jets Members Also Cast by TV News Desk

Dear Evan Hansen's Mike Faist has been cast as Riff of the Jets in Fox's Steven Spielberg West Side Story film, according to Deadline.Puerto Rican singer and dancerAna Isabellewill play Rosa…

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Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ Sets Sharks/Jets Chorus Including Riff & Rosalia by Amanda N'duka

Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story is casting up with over 40 performers set as Sharks and Jets, the rival street gangs at the center of the musical’s timeless love story. Leading the Je…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Ben Platt puts some distance between him and ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ with debut album by Associated Press

It was important to Platt, that his first album as an artist take him on a different path from the music he performed in his acting roles.

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DEAR EVAN HANSEN Hopeful Brandon Marinas Sent Hoax Casting Offer by BroadwayWorld

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Those are the words used to explain the story ofDear Evan Hansen- the …

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Global Roundup 4/12 - Jenn Colella in PETER PAN, Patti LuPone, DEAR EVAN HANSEN London, and More! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Rialto Chatter: London's DEAR EVAN HANSEN Star Found? by Rialto Chatter

Has London found its Evan Hansen Social media is ablaze with the news that an actor supposedly shared his acceptance letter for the coved lead role in the West End production online.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Odds & Ends: Ben Platt to Host 2019 Jimmy Awards & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Ben Platt to Host 2019 Jimmy Awards Tony winner Ben Platt, star of Netflix's upcoming series The Politician, has signed on to …

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Be More Chill's Will Roland on Wanting to Play a 'Lovable Weird Guy,' His History with Joe Iconis & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Will Roland made his Broadway debut in the Tony-winning hit Dear Evan Hansen as family friend Jared Kleinman. Two years later, Roland is now the leading man of the new musical Be More Chill.…

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How Be More Chill became the online phenomenon everyone's tweeting about by Maureen Lee Lenker

What if going viral could get you to Broadway? Based on a novel by Ned Vizzini, with music and lyrics from Joe Iconis and a book by Joe Tracz, Be More Chill, which opened on Broadway March 1…

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Ben Platt to Host 2019 Jimmy Awards by Ryan McPhee

The Dear Evan Hansen returns to emcee the National High School Musical Theatre Awards following his hosting stint in 2017.

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Ben Platt to Host the 2019 Jimmy Awards by Mark A. Robinson

It’s that time of year again when excellence in high school musical theatre is celebrated with the annual Jimmy Awards ceremony. On Monday, June 24, 2019 at Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre, …

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Dear Evan Hansen extends Toronto run to Sept. 29 by Debra Yeo - Toronto Star

A new block of tickets is on sale for the Tony Award-winning musical.

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Julie Klausner, Brenda Braxton, More to Take Over the Beauty Salon in Steel Magnolias Reading by Dan Meyer

The two will be joined by Dear Evan Hansen star Lisa Brescia, Sandy Duncan, Nancy Opel, and Carrie St. Louis for the May event.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Global Roundup 4/5 - Lea Michele in THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage, DEAR EVAN HANSEN in Toronto and More! by Bww Special

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Off-Broadway's Nassim Announces Final Lineup of Guest Stars; Closing Date Set by Andy Lefkowitz

Barrow Street Theatricals has announced a talent-packed final lineup of rotating guest actors for the American premiere of Nassim by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White …

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Pre-sale: Book Tickets Now For DEAR EVAN HANSEN in the West End by BroadwayWorld

Hit musical Dear Evan Hansen is coming to the West End this winter, opening at London's Noel Coward Theatre in November. Book tickets here in our pre-sale

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