The Music Box Theatre opened in 1921. Architect C. Howard Crane designed the theatre for producer Sam H. Harris and composer Irving Berlin, whose musical revues dominated the Music Box’s first years. With its seating capacity of 860, it remains a popular setting for intimate productions.
The winner of 6 Tony Awards, the Grammy Award and the Olivier Award for Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. Dear Evan Hansen has struck a remarkable chord with audiences and critics everywhere.
Dear Evan Hansen features a book by Tony Award® winner Steven Levenson ("Tick, Tick…BOOM!", "Fosse/Verdon"), a score by Grammy, Tony, Olivier and Academy Award® winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul ("La La Land", "The Greatest Showman"), and direction by four-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal).
A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he's always wanted: a change to finally fit in. Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.