The first international production of Dear Evan Hansen began performances at Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre March 5 prior to an official opening March 28. Robert Markus stars in the title role with Stephanie La Rochelle as Zoe Murphy, Jessica Sherman as Heidi Hansen, Claire Rankin as Cynthia Murphy, Evan Buliung as Larry Murphy, Sean Patrick Dolan as Connor Murphy, Alessandro Costantini as Jared Kleinman, and Shakura Dickson as Alana Beck.
The Canadian cast also includes Zachary Noah Piser (as the Evan alternate) along with understudies Erin Breen, Malinda Carroll, Jay Davis, David Jeffery, Laura Mae Nason, and Kaitlyn Santa Juana.
The winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen features a book by Tony winner Steven Levenson, a score by Oscar-, Tony-, and Grammy-winning composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and direction by four-time Tony nominee Michael Greif. The musical is produced in Toronto by Stacey Mindich and David Mirvish.
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