A Story Resonating With People Of All Ages

From teenagers to parents, and everybody in-between, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is striking a chord with audiences from every generation.

A Parent’s Reflection on DEAR EVAN HANSEN

“Ask one of the many teenagers in the audience if the play seems authentic and they can barely get the words out. They say things like, ‘I’m in shock, it’s so good.’ And often, right behind them, is a parent who’s also feeling undone.” – TIME’s Susanna Schrobsdorff

Ben Platt Is Named One Of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People

“Because of the way Ben brings Evan to life, the story becomes instantly relatable for any person who has ever felt conflicting emotions without having an outlet.” – Zac Efron for TIME


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“An important and seriously delightful addition to the 21st century musical!”

Linda Winer, Newsday Read More

“Terrific, gripping and heartfelt!”

Adam Green, Vogue Read More

“Extraordinary and thrillingly contemporary!”

Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune Read More

“That rare show that connects and enlightens all of us!”

Roma Torre, NY1 Read More

“The best Broadway musical since Hamilton.

It lives up to the buzz.”

Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal Read More

“The #1 new musical on Broadway!”

Richard Zoglin, Time

“The best Broadway show of 2016.

Astonishing and intensely beautiful.”

Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune Read More

A heart-rending hit blending tears and laughter.”

Max McGuiness, Financial Times Read More

“Delivers letter perfect notes. Bravo!”

Dave Quinn, NBC4 Read More

“Triumphant and beautiful.”

Johnny Oleksinski, New York Post Read More

“A dazzling reminder of the power of live theater!

A Broadway star is born!”

Joe Dziemianowicz, Daily News Read More

“Ravishingly bittersweet.”

Peter Marks, The Washington Post Read More

“Grade: A. Instantly pierces your heart and burrows into your consciousness!”

Melissa Rose Bernardo, Entertainment Weekly Read More

Thrillingly modern and moving. It must be seen to be believed.”

Adam Feldman, Time Out NY Read More

“Heart-stopping and spine-tingling.”

Marilyn Stasio, Variety Read More

“An extraordinary modern masterwork. One of the strongest scores in years.”

Steven Suskin, The Huffington Post Read More

“Tremendously moving and piercingly intimate.”

David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter Read More

“So fine in its craft and rich in its themes that, like the best works of any genre, it rewards being seen again — and again.”

Jesse Green, New York Magazine Read More

A powerful, intimate, original and redemptive story. A must-see!”

Mark Shenton, The Stage (London) Read More

“Smart, deeply felt and altogether extraordinary!”

Matt Windman, AM New York Read More

“Biting and subversive, Dear Evan Hansen electrifies Broadway.”

Tim Teeman, The Daily Beast Read More
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