Read Reviews for Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway

The Verdict   Critics Review Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway The new musical starring Ben Platt officially opened on Broadway December 4. Here’s what critics had to say.
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Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical starring Ben Platt, officially opened on Broadway December 4.

Pitch Perfect's Platt plays Evan Hansen, a young man struggling for identity amid the chaos of high school. Platt is joined by Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Mike Faist, Michael Park, Will Roland, and Kristolyn Lloyd.

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The original musical features a score by the Tony and Emmy-nominated songwriting team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dogfight, A Christmas Story), a book by Obie Award winner Steven Levenson (Masters of Sex), choreography by Danny Mefford (Fun Home), and direction by three-time Tony nominee Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal, If/Then).

Read reviews below. Check back for updates.

amNewYork (Matt Windman)

The Broadway Blog (Matthew Wexler)

Chicago Tribune (Chris Jones)

The Daily Beast (Tim Teeman)

Deadline.com (Jeremy Gerard)

DC Theatre Scene (Jonathan Mandell)

Entertainment Weekly (Melissa Rose Bernardo)

Hollywood Reporter (David Rooney)

Huffington Post (Steven Suskin)

Newsday (Linda Winter)

The New York Daily News (Joe Dziemianowicz)

The New York Times (Charles Isherwood)

NJ.com (Christopher Kelly)

The Stage (Mark Shenton)

Vulture (Jesse Green)


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