First National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen Kicks Off in Denver September 25

National Tour News   First National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen Kicks Off in Denver September 25
Ben Levi Ross stars in the title role in the Tony-winning musical's touring production.
Ben Levi Ross Joseph Marzullo/WENN

The 2017 Tony-winning Best Musical Dear Evan Hansen hits the road September 25 as it embarks on its first national tour. The touring production kicks off in Denver's Center for the Performing Arts for a limited run through October 13 before going on to play Los Angeles, San Francisco, and a number of other U.S. cities.

Watch: Meet the Cast of the Dear Evan Hansen National Tour

The cast features Jessica Phillips (Heidi Hansen), Jared Goldsmith (Jared Kleinman), Phoebe Koyabe (Alana Beck), Christiane Noll (Cynthia Murphy), Aaron Lazar (Larry Murphy), Marrick Smith (Connor Murphy), Maggie McKenna (Zoe Murphy), and Ben Levi Ross, who stars in the title role.

The cast also includes Stephen Christopher Anthony (as the Evan alternate), along with understudies Ciara Alyse Harris, John Hemphill, Noah Kieserman, Jane Pfitsch, Coleen Sexton, and Maria Wirries.

Dear Evan Hansen, which continues its acclaimed Broadway run at the Music Box Theatre, 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).

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Watch Ross, who plays Evan Hansen in the title role, perform "Wicked Little Town" in the Playbill studio.

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