Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen is set to transfer to the West End late next year, it has been announced. The musical, written by The Greatest Showman composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, tells the story of a high school student called Evan Hansen who suffers from severe anxiety which has an effect on his ability to connect with people. However, the tragic death of a classmate brings him closer to the student’s family. Dear Evan Hansen will run at the Noel Coward Theatre in London from November 2019, with ticket information and on-sale dates announced soon.
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The smash-hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen is set to transfer to London’s Noel Coward Theatre in November 2019, with tickets available for this exciting production available soon.
From the writers of La La Land and The Greatest Showman, Dear Evan Hansen is the hit Broadway musical about a teenage boy who suffers from social anxiety, and finds it difficult to talk to people and make friends. However, following a tragic event involving one of his classmates, he finds himself drawn closer a group of people for the first time in his life.
Dear Evan Hansen will run in London at the Noel Coward Theatre in the West End from November 2019, with ticket information, tickets prices and ticket on-sale dates announced soon.
Dear Evan Hansen opened on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre in 2016, and was an instant hit, loved for its story, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s score, and the leading performance of Ben Platt in the title role. The musical picked up 6 Tony Awards in 2017 including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score, which includes “Waving Through a Window”, “Anybody Have a Map?” and “You Will Be Found”.
Producers of the musical have strongly hinted that the musical will transfer to London in the future, and are looking for a British actor to lead the cast. Stacey Mindich has said that they would also use colour-blind casting for the West End production.
While the West End transfer has been announced, details on how to buy tickets will be available here when details are announced, or you can sign up to the LondonTheatre.co.uk newsletter to stay up-to-date on ticket information for Dear Evan Hansen and all other West End shows.
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It's one of the biggest hits on Broadway right now and as Dear Evan Hansen is gearing up to see if it can take home the Tony Award for Best Musical at the 2017 ceremony next week rumours are circulating that the show could find itself in London's West End in 2018.
In what has been a packed year for new musical theatre on Broadway one show has certainly stood out. Dear Evan Hansen the 9-time Tony Award-nominated musical has been playing to packed houses at Broadway's Music Box Theatre since November 2016 where it landed on Broadway following an Off-Broadway run and a premiere in Washington D.C. A rare example of a truly original musical it features a book by Steven Levenson and music and lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul.