Wednesday, August 16, 2017

In the fall, Ben Platt says goodbye to “Dear Evan Hansen” on Broadway by The Washington Post

Ben Platt, who more than three years ago spoke the words and sang the music of "Dear Evan Hansen" for the first time, going on to win the Tony Award in June for best actor in a musical, will…

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Photo Flash: Marymount Manhattan Visits Alum Michael Lee Brown at DEAR EVAN HANSEN by BroadwayWorld

Michael Lee Brown joined the Dear Evan Hansen company in October 2016 as understudy for all three young male roles. He has now played Jared,Connor and Evan to acclaim

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Dear Evan Hansen’s Rachel Bay Jones Tapped for New Hulu Series by Olivia Clement

The Tony winner will star alongside Denis O'Hare in the pilot for Crash and Burn.

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Fans Take to Social Media to Thank Ben Platt for His Performance as Evan Hansen by BroadwayWorld

According to the New York Times reporterMichael Paulson, Ben Platt will say goodbye to Evan this Fall. The Tony winner will depart Dear Evan Hansen on November 19. A replacement for Platt ha…

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Tony Winner Ben Platt Sets Final Performance Date in Dear Evan Hansen by Andy Lefkowitz

Ben Platt, whose moving performance in Dear Evan Hansen is making audiences weep nightly at the Music Box Theatre, will bid farewell to show's title role on November 19. A replaceme…

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Tony Winner Ben Platt Will Depart DEAR EVAN HANSEN This Fall by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has just learned thatBen Platt will say goodbye to Evan this fall. The Tony winner will depart Dear Evan Hansen on November 19, 2017. A replacement for Platt has not yet been a…

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Theater News: Ben Platt's Dear Evan Hansen Departure Date Announced

Platt's Tony-winning run is coming to an end.

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Ben Platt Sets Departure Date from Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen by Olivia Clement

The Tony-winning star will leave the show this fall.

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Experience Summer With Broadway Stars of Anastasia, Dear Evan Hansen, Hamilton, and More by Marc J. Franklin

Christy Altomare, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Kristolyn Lloyd, Mandy Gonzalez, and more show us how Broadway enjoys summer.

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Dear Evan Hansen Star and Tony Winner Rachel Bay Jones Joins Playbill’s November Cruise by Ruthie Fierberg

The 2017 Tony-winning performer will set sail aboard Broadway on the Danube River with Michael Feinstein.

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Jennifer Laura Thompson Joins Mandy Gonzalez for Latest #InterMission by BroadwayWorld

Mandy Gonzalez has been inviting Broadway's best into her dressing room to riff a capella. Her latest guest is Dear Evan Hansen's Jennifer Laura Thompson. Watch the pair show off their 'kill…

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

EDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: EDGES, C by Amy Hanson

Edges is the first musical from Pasek and Paul, now better known for La La Land and Dear Evan Hansen. More of a song cycle, it is a collection of numbers on the theme of coming of age, from …

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Dear Evan Hansen’s Ben Platt Is Heading to Will & Grace, Plus 9 More Top Stories by Adam Hetrick

Playbill’s roundup of the latest theatre stories from August 10, 2017.

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JUST IN: Tony Award Winner Ben Platt to Guest Star on NBC's WILL & GRACE by TV News Desk

Bringing the best of Broadway to primetime, NBC has cast Tony Award winner and DEAR EVAN HANSEN star Ben Platt as a guest star on NBC's WILL amp GRACE. The episode will air on Thursday, Octo…

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Dear Evan Hansen Tony Winner Ben Platt to Guest Star on Will & Grace Reboot by Andy Lefkowitz

We'll be talking about this episode for forever! We've just learned that Tony-winning Dear Evan Hansen showstopper Ben Platt will take on a guest appearance on NBC's Will &a…

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TV News: Ben Platt to Guest Star in New Season of Will & Grace

The Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner returns to the airwaves.

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Dear Evan Hansen's Ben Platt Will Guest Star on Will & Grace Return by Ryan McPhee

The Tony winner is set to appear on the October 5 episode of the series.

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NYMF Review: Generation Me by Auriane Desombre

Between Netflix hit 13 Reasons Why and Broadway smash Dear Evan Hansen, discussion surrounding the tragedy of teen suicide has become mainstream this year. Joining discussion is the New York…

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A Christmas Story Live Musical Sets Date; SNL Veteran Maya Rudolph to Take on Lead Role by Andy Lefkowitz

This one's bound to win a major award! The highly anticipated live-TV presentation of the Tony-nominated musical A Christmas Story will air on December 17 on Fox. SNL Emmy nominee M…

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‘A Parallelogram’ at Second Stage Theatre by Blouin Artinfo

The Second Stage Theatre is hosting a play titled “A Parallelogram” through August 20, 2017, marking the arrival of this surreal comedy by Bruce Morris at Off-Broadway this summer for it…

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Paula Vogel & Rebecca Taichman's Celebrated Indecent Goes Out on Top with Best Week Yet by

It was a bittersweet week for the creative family who brought Pulitzer winner Paula Vogel and Tony winner Rebecca Taichman's moving collaboration Indecent to Broadway. Audiences made the…

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Dear Evan Hansen’s Will Roland Shares the Impressions That Got Him Started as a Comedian by Ruthie Fierberg

On this week’s episode of The Broadway Cast, Roland, Jenn Lyon, and School of Rock’s Eric Petersen talk about their funny beginnings.

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Friday, August 4, 2017

Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin Casts Jafar and Reveals New Character by Adam Hetrick

The remake will feature original songs by Alan Menken, plus additional music by Dear Evan Hansen songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

From the Stage to the Stage Door: Rachel Bay Jones Explains the Importance of the Fansens by Danielle Ashley

There is not a dry in in the Music Box Theatre after Rachel Bay Jones performs Heidi Hansen's heartbreaking 'So Big, So Small' in Dear Evan Hansen. Her emotionally raw performance has earned…

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Glee Alums Darren Criss & Lea Michele to Headline 3rd Annual Elsie Fest with Alan Cumming & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Glee originals and Broadway vets Darren Criss and Lea Michele will team up with Tony winner Alan Cumming to headline the third annual Elsie Fest on October 8 at Central Park Summer…

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Grosses Analysis: Dear Evan Hansen and Come From Away Deliver Strong Summer Box Office Returns by Adam Hetrick

Two of this year’s original Broadway musicals continue to draw audiences, while a long-running smash hit surpassed a box office milestone.

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Broadway Grosses: Long-Running Hit The Book of Mormon Reaches New Milestone by

When the new musical comedy The Book of Mormon first said "Hello!" in 2011, the show began a long-term Broadway reign that has since made an indelible mark on the theater…

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Stars of Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, and Hello, Dolly! Showcase Songs of Sam Salmond July 31 by Robert Viagas

Taylor Trensch, Will Roland, Jason Gotay, and others will sing tunes from Salmond's in-progress musicals.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Dear Evan Hansen & Hamilton Tony Winner Alex Lacamoire Joins The Greatest Showman as Executive Music Producer by Andy Lefkowitz

Alex Lacamoire, the mastermind orchestrator behind Tony-winning musicals Dear Evan Hansen and Hamilton, has been named executive music producer of the highly anticipated movie musical T…

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VIDEO: Watch High School Theatre Shine at the Jimmy Awards- The Full Show! by BroadwayWorld

The winners of the ninth annual JIMMY AWARDS were just determined and announced at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. This life-changing event was hosted by 2017 Tony Award winner Ben Platt, …

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