Dear Evan Hansen tickets will soon be available as it prepares to make a London West End transfer.
Theatre fans have been calling for Dear Evan Hansen to come to the UK and it looks like their calls have been answered! While details have been few and far between, it has been confirmed that the London transfer is in the works and up to this point producer, Stacey Mindich has made it clear that the show is going to be led by British talent in a blind casting process.
The show has an impressive 6 Tony Awards to its name including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Orchestrations and Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. The show also won a Grammy for its Cast Recording. The phenomenal music and lyrics come from Benj Pasek and Justin Paul who were behind silver screen sensations like Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling’s La La Land and Hugh Jackman’s The Greatest Showman and stage hits James and the Giant Peach and A Christmas Story the Musical.
Evan Hansen is a teenager with severe social anxiety and only one friend. He is struggling to change that as he begins his last year of high school. An assignment from his therapist leads to a misunderstanding that casts him in the centre of a tragedy. Evan’s life begins to look the way he always hoped it would, he’s finally found a way to fit in but can he maintain it?
Dear Evan Hansen has been lauded for shining a light on issues like teen suicide, mental illness and the need to fit in. The original cast were lauded especially Ben Platt who originated the title role and won a Tony for his performance. We are excited to see what the UK cast of Dear Evan Hansen looks like. Keep an eye on our news page for the latest updates about Dear Evan Hansen and all your other favourite shows.
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