Phoenix Best, recently seen as Éponine in the national tour of Les Misérables, takes over the role of Alana Beck in Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen beginning March 13 at the Music Box Theatre.
Best succeeds original Broadway cast member Kristolyn Lloyd, who played her final performance March 11.
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).
Original cast members Laura Dreyfuss, Tony winner Rachel Bay Jones, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Tony nominee Mike Faist, Michael Park, and Will Roland have all extended their contracts and will remain with the musical through May.
Take a First Look at Taylor Trensch in Dear Evan Hansen
(Updated March 13, 2018)