The Broadway company of Dear Evan Hansen, now playing at the Music Box Theatre, joined the Today Show April 25 as part of the program’s Best of Broadway week. Watch the cast perform “You Will Be Found” from the new musical in the video below:
Dear Evan Hansen, about one student's struggle for identity amidst the chaos of high school, features a score by the Oscar-winning and 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).
The new musical began performances at the Music Box Theatre on Broadway November 14, 2016, and opened to critical acclaim December 4.
The cast of Dear Evan Hansen is made up of Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Mike Faist, Michael Park, Will Roland, Kristolyn Lloyd, Michael Lee Brown, Garrett Long, Olivia Puckett, Colton Ryan, and Asa Somers.