The 2017 Tony-winning Best Musical Dear Evan Hansen launched its national tour September 25 in Denver, and has now made its West Coast debut with a Los Angeles engagement at the Ahmanson Theatre through November 25.
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The cast features Ben Levi Ross in the title role, with Jessica Phillips as Heidi Hansen, Jared Goldsmith as Jared Kleinman, Phoebe Koyabe as Alana Beck, Tony nominee Christiane Noll as Cynthia Murphy, Aaron Lazar as Larry Murphy, Marrick Smith as Connor Murphy, and Maggie McKenna as Zoe Murphy.
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).