Dear Evan Hansen

“More and more ingenious with each viewing. DEAR EVAN HANSEN keeps revealing new charms and new truths. It is more hopeful than ever.”

"DEAR EVAN HANSEN is a testament to the continued vitality of the Broadway musical."

"One of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history."

"DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Thanks for finding us. We've been waiting for a musical like you."

"An inspiring anthem resonating on Broadway and beyond."

"A game-changer that hits you like a shot in the heart."

"A gorgeous new musical for anyone with a beating heart."

"A gut-punching, breathtaking knockout of a musical."

"That rare show that connects and enlightens us all."


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. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in.

Both deeply personal and profoundly contemporary, Dear Evan Hansen is a new American musical about life and the way we live it.

Winner of 6 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen has struck a remarkable chord with audiences and critics everywhere.

Theatre: Music Box Theatre
Opening Date: December 4, 2016

SMP’S Favorite Moment

The first visit to the beautiful Music Box Theatre, as the close-knit Dear Evan Hansen family was reunited once more, followed several weeks later by the sea of blue DEH hats that flooded 45th Street as our beloved audience members left the first preview performance.  The exhilarating “Digital Listening Party” on the eve of the cast recording’s release – when more than a thousand fans gathered online to experience the album together for the first time, and continued the conversation into the wee hours of the morning. The induction of Evan’s signed cast and iconic blue striped polo into the Smithsonian on the occasion of the show’s second anniversary on Broadway.

Get The Music

Dear Evan Hansen’s Grammy-winning and Gold-certified Original Broadway Cast Album is now available for download on all music services. The CD, 12’’ vinyl picture disc, and limited edition blue vinyl album are also available in stores and for purchase online. The Deluxe Album version of the cast recording, featuring never-before-heard cut songs, and a new cover by multi-platinum recording artist Katy Perry, is also available for download.

Get The Book

Dear Evan Hansen: through the window, the official behind-the-scenes coffee table book from Grand Central Publishing, is available for purchase here.  The book features never-before-seen backstage photos, interviews with the cast and creative team, and the fully-annotated libretto.

Read The Script

Dear Evan Hansen is available in print, published by TCG.  Purchase your copy here

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Jordan Fisher

Evan Hansen

Gabrielle Carrubba

Zoe Murphy

Jessica Phillips

Heidi Hansen

Christiane Noll

Cynthia Murphy

David Jeffery

Connor Murphy

Ivan Hernandez

Larry Murphy

Jared Goldsmith

Jared Kleinman

Phoebe Koyabe

Alana Beck

Zachary Noah Piser

Evan Alternate


Steven Levenson


Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

Words & Music

Michael Greif


Cast Alumni

Ben Platt

Evan Hansen

Noah Galvin

Evan Hansen

Taylor Trensch

Evan Hansen

Andrew Barth Feldman

Evan Hansen

Laura Dreyfuss

Zoe Murphy

Mallory Bechtel

Zoe Murphy

Rachel Bay Jones

Heidi Hansen

Lisa Brescia

Heidi Hansen

Jennifer Laura Thompson

Cynthia Murphy

Ann Sanders

Cynthia Murphy

Mike Faist

Connor Murphy

Alex Boniello

Connor Murphy

Michael Park

Larry Murphy

Will Roland

Jared Kleinman

Sky Lakota-Lynch

Jared Kleinman

Kristolyn Lloyd

Alana Beck

Phoenix Best

Alana Beck

Samantha Williams

Alana Beck

Michael Lee Brown

Evan Alternate

Tony Awards®

Best Musical
Best Actor in a Musical - Ben Platt
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Rachel Bay Jones
Best Original Score - Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Best Book of a Musical - Steven Levenson
Best Orchestrations - Alex Lacamoire

Grammy Award

Best Musical Theater Album

Daytime Emmy Award

Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program

Obie Awards

Award for Musical Theater
Award for Performance – Ben Platt

Outer Critics Circle Awards

Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical
Outstanding Book of a Musical

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Lyrics

Actors' Equity Association Clarence Derwent Award

Ben Platt

Helen Hayes Awards

Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Director of a Musical

Lucille Lortel Awards

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical - Ben Platt
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – Rachel Bay Jones

Drama League Awards

Outstanding Production of a Musical
Distinguished Performance Award – Ben Platt Audience Choice Awards

Favorite Long-Running Show
Favorite Tour

Favorite Long-Running Show

Favorite New Musical
Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical - Ben Platt
Favorite Featured Actress in a Musical - Laura Dreyfuss
Favorite Funny Performance - Will Roland
Favorite Onstage Pair - Ben Platt and Laura Dreyfuss
Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male) - Mike Faist
Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female) - Laura Dreyfuss
Favorite New Song - “Waving Through a Window”

BroadwayWorld Theatre Fans’ Choice Awards

Best Long-Running Broadway Show

Best Musical
Best Score - Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Best Book of a Musical - Steven Levenson
Best Direction of a Musical - Michael Greif
Best Leading Actor in a Musical - Ben Platt
Best Orchestrations - Alex Lacamoire