Thursday, August 22, 2019

What Makes Washington, D.C.’s Arena Stage One of the Most Impressive Historic Theatres in the Country by Ruthie Fierberg

From the number of lamps used in Next to Normal to the number of casts Ben Platt wore in Dear Evan Hansen, we celebrate Arena Stage’s 70 years with notable accomplishments and wild factoid…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ In ASL — How Interpreters Sign The Show’s Emotional Wallops by Artsjournal1

“Theaters across the country may offer various accommodations, including captioning devices and sign interpretation. But the Kennedy Center is one of the few to add another layer to its li…

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Go Backstage at Dear Evan Hansen with Sky Lakota-Lynch for Five Secrets by

How did Will Roland inspire Jared's costume? What's in the backpacks the characters in the show carry? Learn all this in more in this Dear Evan Hansen Five Secrets hosted by Sky Lakota-Lynch!

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Broadway has waved goodbye to The Prom but will the West End wave hello? #WestEndWishlist

After 333 performances (previews and regular) at the Longacre Theatre, the Broadway production of this new musical comedy recently closed its doors. The critically acclaimed show earned its…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

See Ben Platt, Jessica Lange & More in the First Trailer for Netflix's The Politician by Lindsey Sullivan

Ben Platt has our vote! Netflix released the first trailer for Ryan Murphy's new series The Politician, which stars the Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner as Payton, who has always known that he i…

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

11 Broadway Shows Giving Back by Ruthie Fierberg

From Hamilton to Dear Evan Hansen, these Broadway shows and their stars change lives through more than their onstage art.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

How sign-language interpreters convey the raw emotion of ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ by Sarah L. Kaufman

“That’s the beauty of ASL — there are so many ways to represent words in the hands and the face.”

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OKLAHOMA!, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, CURSED CHILD, and Many More Will Take Part in Broadway Week

The lineup of shows has been announced to take part in Broadway Week, NYC & Company's two-for-one Broadway ticket deal.

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Wake Up With BWW 8/15: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Broadway and Tour Casting, and More!

Today's top stories: New casting has been announced for the Broadway and touring productions of Dear Evan Hansen!

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Today on Broadway: Thursday, August 15, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

“Dear Evan Hansen” Shuffles Broadway & Tour Casts, Interview with Marc Kudisch on Broadway Return “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top t…

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Touring Companies of ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Team Up for DC Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Fundraiser by News Desk

The touring companies of Disney’s Aladdin and Dear Evan Hansen invite guests to The Cast Party: A Fundraising Event on Monday, August 26, 2019, from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Mr. Smith’s o…

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Christiane Noll, Jessica Phillips & Dear Evan Hansen Tour Stars Will Reprise Turns on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony-winning Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen will welcome a number of stars from its first national touring production this fall. Among the new Broadway cast members will be Tony nomi…

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Jessica Phillips, Christiane Noll, Jared Goldsmith and Phoebe Koyabe Join DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway; Plus Tour Cast Changes!

Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich has announced several casting changes for the Broadway and North American touring productions of the Tony Award-winning musical, Dear Evan Hansen.

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Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen to Welcome Christiane Noll, Jessica Phillips, and More by Olivia Clement

Stars from the national tour will join the Broadway company this fall.

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Oklahoma!, Harry Potter, Dear Evan Hansen, More to Take Part in 2019 NYC Broadway Week by Olivia Clement

NYC & Company’s biannual two-for-one ticketing program will return for its ninth year in September.

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VIDEO: 12-Year-Old Singer Luke Islam Performs 'You Will Be Found' on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT

On Tuesday night's episode of America's Got Talent, 12-year old Luke Islam performed a beautiful rendition of 'You Will Be Found' from Dear Evan Hansen. 

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America’s Got Talent's Luke Islam Continues Broadway Streak With Song From Dear Evan Hansen by Ruthie Fierberg

The 12-year-old performer wows with his “You Will Be Found.”

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Review: Dear Evan Hansen, stunning performances led by Ben Levi Ross by Meaghan Hannan Davant

Dear Evan Hansen is a heart-wrenching, ultimately transformative, gut-punch of a musical.  The Kennedy Center’s production, directed by Michael Greif and featuring the national touring ca…

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Review: An Emotionally Gripping ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ at the Kennedy Center by Andra Abramson

Some musicals are all about the entertainment. You expect to see some awesome dancing, amazing singing, and leave the theater smiling (see my review of Disney’s Aladdin, also currently pla…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Welcome home, ‘Dear Evan Hansen.’ You’re back where you belong. by Peter Marks

The Tony-winning musical begins a five-week stand at the Kennedy Center.

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A First Look at Tony Winner Ben Platt in The Politician on Netflix by Marc J. Franklin

The comedy, also starring Jessica Lange, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Platt's Dear Evan Hansen co-star Laura Dreyfuss, premieres September 27.

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Photo Flash: Original Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Assembles To Send Off Jennifer Laura Thompson And Michael Park

The original company of Dear Evan Hansen came together to celebrate original cast members Jennifer Laura Thompson and Michael Park as they took their final bows in the musical.

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Ann Sanders & Ivan Hernandez Take Over as Cynthia & Larry Murphy in Dear Evan Hansen by Andy Lefkowitz

New York stage veteran Ann Sanders and Ivan Hernandez join the company of Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen as Cynthia and Larry Murphy on August 6. They replace original cast members Jennifer La…

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Ivan Hernandez and Ann Sanders Join Cast of Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen August 6 by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical continues at the Music Box Theatre.

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Sunday, August 4, 2019
Friday, August 2, 2019

Magic Time!: A Love Letter to ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ by John Stoltenberg

When Dear Evan Hansen debuted at Arena Stage four years ago, I was so moved by the show I wrote it a love letter, republished below. Now a Broadway hit, it returns to DC for a run at Kennedy…

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Ramin Karimloo Releases New Album From Now On August 2 by Adam Hetrick

The Anastasia and Les Misérables star performs songs from Dear Evan Hansen, Hamilton, and The Bridges of Madison County on his latest release.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ tests star Ben Levi Ross like he’s never been tested before by Thomas Floyd

The 21-year-old actor wrestles with the taxing lead role as the smash musical returns to D.C. for a Kennedy Center run.

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New to ‘Dear Evan Hansen’? Start with these standout songs. by Thomas Floyd

The Broadway smash, which won a Grammy in 2018 for best musical theater album, begins a monthlong run at the Kennedy Center on Tuesday.

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2nd Chance Shows: American Idiot by JK

I'm pretty set in my ways. Anyone who really knows me will tell you that. But that doesn't mean my mind can't be changed - even when it comes to shows. Most recently, my mind was completely …

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