The original new Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen officially opened one year ago at the Music Box Theatre on December 4, 2016 with Ben Platt in the title role. The show was an instant hit, winning six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
Flip through photos of the star-studded opening night below:
See Tina Fey, Zachary Quinto, and Darren Criss at Dear Evan Hansen Opening Night
Dear Evan Hansen features a score by the Tony- and Oscar-winning songwriting team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dogfight, A Christmas Story), a book by Tony winner Steven Levenson (Masters of Sex), choreography by Danny Mefford (Fun Home), and direction by multiple Tony nominee Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal, If/Then).