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'"[54], The West End production received many four and five star reviews. Later, when Evan mentions Connor, Zoe tells him that she does not want their relationship to be about Connor, but about the two of them ("Only Us"). Larry offers him an old, unused baseball glove of Connor's ("To Break In a Glove"). The story has also provided and encouraged open dialogue about its themes of mental illness and youth suicide. Moved by his dedication, Cynthia gives Evan a necktie she had gotten for Connor that he had never worn and asks Evan to wear it when he speaks at Connor's memorial service. Evan Hansen isn’t as interested in these themes as it is in keeping the focus on the insecurity of the outsider, the nerd, the teenager yearning for acceptance. *Not included on the Original Broadway Cast Recording. Evan shows her the stolen letter to himself, claiming it to be Connor's suicide note. [20] Other songs on the deluxe album include "Obvious" sung by Taylor Trensch, the precursor to "If I Could Tell Her", "Hiding in Your Hands" sung by Mallory Bechtel[21] which was replaced by "Requiem", and an acoustic version of "Disappear" sung by Taylor Trensch and Alex Boniello.[22]. Alana Beck – Evan's earnest but melodramatic classmate. On the road with his two sons for the summer with the touring show, “Dear Evan Hansen,” Lazar, who plays Larry Murphy, said he wanted to find a bit of community for both himself and his sons. June 7th, 2018 | By Ryan Gilbert . Evan wonders if this is his destiny — to be ignored and an outcast — for the rest of his life ("Waving Through a Window"). Evan mentally writes himself one last letter reflecting on the impact he has had on his community and finally accepts himself ("Finale"). Evan is called to the principal's office and is told by Connor's parents that Connor died by suicide days before, with Evan's letter found in his pocket, which they believe is a suicide note addressed to him. Christiane Noll, Aaron Lazar & More Complete the Dear Evan Hansen Tour Cast. A Universal Pictures film adaptation, co-produced by Marc Platt, the father of Ben Platt (who will reprise his performance in the title role), and directed by Stephen Chbosky, began production in 2020. Lazar, who has two children, said “Dear Evan Hansen” has given him new empathy and insights toward the world of the 21st century teenager. [83][84] On December 15, 2020, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group chairwoman Donna Langley confirmed that the film will wrap production that month. Zoe, overcome by the impact her brother and Evan have had, kisses him ("You Will Be Found"). Jason Zinoman in a piece for Slate argues that the musical "employs many different tactics to prevent us from seeing Evan Hansen as a jerk, but its most audacious is to not allow anyone onstage to see him that way...The choice to give Evan Hansen no comeuppance doesn’t make dramatic sense. “Dear Evan Hansen” has struck a powerful chord worldwide with its tale of teen suicide, technology, and the perils of adolescence in the modern world. She is mortified to learn they want to give Connor's college fund to Evan. New cast members were John Dossett and Kristolyn Lloyd. In addition to being an actor and a singer, Aaron is a creative entrepreneur with projects in development in music, television, and commercial real estate. Alone once more, Evan absorbs his perceived brokenness as inescapable ("Words Fail"). Tickets: Tickets are extremely limited for all performances, and prices are subject to change. He apologizes for the pain he caused by manipulating her family and thanks her and her parents for keeping his secret. Ben Levi Ross, Aaron Lazar, Christiane Noll and Maggie McKenna in "Dear Evan Hansen." The music, played by a small but excellent band on a platform upstage, is appealingly unstrident pop-rock, with generous doses of acoustic guitar, keyboards and strings. Don’t ever tell anybody anything. Heidi recalls the day that his father moved out and she did not know how she was going to make it by herself. 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See his yearbook photos from 6th, 7th and 8th grade. He also happens to be dating the show’s current Broadway lead, Taylor Trensch! [28] After announcing that performances would take place at the Belasco Theatre, in mid-September 2016, producers announced that the show would instead perform at the Music Box Theatre. 526k Followers, 239 Following, 1,282 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Dear Evan Hansen (@dearevanhansen) (To be fair, it is also interested in Evan’s mother, who has one of the most moving songs in the show. Evan, distraught, walks in on the Murphys fighting about why Connor really killed himself. Benj Pasek and Justin Paul's ballads stand out, particularly Heidi's 'So Big/So Small,' Evan's 'Words Fail' and Zoe and Evan's young sweethearts duet 'Only Us. [38] Also starring in the tour were Christiane Noll in the role of Cynthia Murphy, Aaron Lazar as Larry Murphy, Marrick Smith in the role of Connor Murphy, Maggie McKenna in the role of Zoe Murphy, and Stephen Christopher Anthony as the alternate Evan Hansen. The musical opened Off-Broadway at the Second Stage Theater on March 26, 2016, in previews, with the official opening on May 1. Where: Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham. For details, go to dpacnc.com/events/detail/dear-evan-hansen or lottery.broadwaydirect.com/show/deh-durham/. [39] The second year of the tour began on September 25, 2019, in Milwaukee, with Stephen Christopher Anthony stepping in to the role of Evan Hansen full-time, former Evan/Jared/Connor understudy Noah Kieserman as Connor Murphy, former Zoe/Alana understudy Ciara Alyse Harris as Alana Beck, John Hemphill as Larry Murphy, Sam Primack as the Evan alternate, and Toronto cast alums Stephanie La Rochelle as Zoe Murphy, Jessica Sherman as Heidi Hansen, Claire Rankin as Cynthia Murphy, and Alessandro Costantini as Jared Kleinman. [34] Starring Ben Levi Ross in the title role and by December 2018 was scheduled for over 50 cities. This album started with them. But 20 years ago, he was a music major at Duke with an ambitious plan to study opera and keep up with the demands of a pre-med curriculum. 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He disappears, leaving Evan alone. Michael Greif again directed, with choreography by Danny Mefford. Heidi asks Evan why he did not tell her about The Connor Project or about his friendship with Connor. "[2], There were several readings prior to the first stage production: in May 2014 at Pearl Studios (New York), July 2014 at Chelsea Studios (New York) and September 2014 at Manhattan Movement and Arts Studio (New York). Connor tells him that if he tells the truth, all he has will be gone, and the only thing he will be left with is himself ("For Forever (Reprise)"). “This is a show that’s as commercially successful and it is artistically transformative, and that really is a rare breed of musical,” Lazar said. He angrily responds that he did not have the time because she is never around. It addresses challenging facts of life. Only to realize I wasn’t really that jazzed by opera.”. The project was initially called The PPL Project. [41], A West End production opened at the Noël Coward Theatre from November 2019. Navigating the pitfalls of all this, as a teenager, it’s got to be so tough.”. The rest of the cast includes Rebecca McKinnis as Heidi Hansen, Lauren Ward as Cynthia Murphy, Rupert Young as Larry Murphy, Jack Loxton as Jared Kleinman, Nicole Raquel Dennis as Alana Beck, Lucy Anderson as Zoe and Doug Colling as Connor Murphy. Evan confesses his deceit and makes it clear that all he wanted, really, was to be loved, because of, well, that absent daddy, that inattentive mommy, and the nastiness of the world. She apologizes to Evan for not seeing how badly he had been hurting, though Evan denies her guilt due to his deception. Lazar, a Duke University graduate, plays the role of Larry Murphy in the musical that won six Tony Awards in 2017, including Best Musical. [14][15] The cast album became available in compact disc format on February 24, 2017. “The music program there was pretty intense in terms of musicology and history” Lazar said. Aaron Lazar - Producer. [70], The musical was adapted into a young adult novel by actor and singer-songwriter Val Emmich, in collaboration with Pasek, Paul, and Levenson. “Jeff was one of those teachers who changes your life.”, Lazar pivoted to a full-time theater curriculum and hasn’t looked back. Evan starts recounting a fictional version of the day he broke his arm at an abandoned apple orchard the Murphys had visited ("For Forever"). [40], The show played its first international performance at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto. Larry Murphy – Connor and Zoe's busy and distant father. Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm - (Nov 24, 2009 - Aug 29, 2010) MusicalRomantic ComedyRevival. Levenson and the others are trying to keep up with the times and diversify, but why does it have to feel so forced and tired?) The cut song "Part of Me" was available exclusively on Billboard.com before it was officially released. Lazar, who graduated from Duke in 1998, is now a busy working actor with a long list of credits on both stage and TV and movie screens. Lazar had performed in plays and musicals in high school, and he realized his love of musical theater was eclipsing his interest in the more specific disciplines of opera and musicology – or those pre-med classes, for that matter. “The show does a brilliant job of showing the double-edged sword that is technology and social media and these devices,” he said. “In a way, the other side of the coin in regard to technology and social media. Evan goes to the Murphys, only to discover they invited Heidi for dinner. He portrayed Larry Murphy as part of the US Tour cast. He contacts Zoe, whom he has not seen since she found out the truth, and asks her to meet him. The cast featured Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Mike Faist, Rachel Bay Jones, Will Roland and Jennifer Laura Thompson repeating their roles from the Arena Stage production. Lazar said that audiences should feel free, even encouraged, to bring children to the show. [42] The cast also included Jessica Sherman as Heidi Hansen, Evan Buliung as Larry Murphy, Claire Rankin as Cynthia Murphy, Alessandro Costantini as Jared Kleinman, Shakura Dickson as Alana Beck, Sean Patrick Dolan as Connor Murphy and Stephanie La Rochelle as Zoe Murphy. [73] Ben Platt will reprise his performance in the title role, as will Colton Ryan as Connor Murphy, a role in which he understudied in the Broadway production. Although the themes of grief and loneliness are serious, the musical is anything but somber. The recording of the Act 1 finale "You Will Be Found" was available for a first listen online on January 30, 2017. Dear Evan Hansen is a stage musical with music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and book by Steven Levenson.[1]. [13] The cast album debuted at number 8 on the February 25 Billboard 200. Photo by Nathan Johnson "The entire cast is rock solid, but Goldsmith and Ross rule the evening." Michael Park, who originated the role of Larry in the Arena Stage production, returned for the Broadway production (replacing John Dossett who went on to the musical War Paint). This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. However, Evan becomes preoccupied with his new relationship with Zoe and his newfound family in the Murphys, and begins to neglect his mother, Jared, and The Connor Project ("Sincerely, Me (Reprise)"). Eight shows at varying times. “And that comes from the mentors and the teachers that were there who guided me. The musical has its origins in an incident that took place during Pasek's high school years at Friends' Central School. He encounters Connor again, who now offers to sign Evan's cast. Coming through loud and clear, however, is the fact that what starts as deceit can be blown totally out of proportion by the Internet where lies are disseminated with lightning speed leaving plenty of victims in their wake [...] The music is pleasant, not terribly original but good enough to get toes tapping. Zoe Murphy – Connor's younger sister and Evan's longtime crush. Evan apologizes to Alana, but she has given up on Evan's help with The Connor Project as she doubts the truth of his statements that he was Connor's best friend. (One of the more uncomfortable moments in the show is when Alana, a black character, played by Kristolyn Lloyd as a P.C. Ben Levi Ross, Aaron Lazar, Christiane Noll, and Maggie McKenna in “Dear Evan Hansen.” Matthew Murphy. Heidi Hansen – Evan's mother, a nurse's aide who attends paralegal school at night, often leaving Evan on his own as a result. All other cast members from the Second Stage production returned for the Broadway engagement. It is hard to accept that a long-admired-from-afar girl can change Evan's outlook on life so rapidly or that Connor's teenage disequilibrium leads him to do what he does. Overcome with emotion, he rushes off to the Murphys, where Evan bonds with Larry and confides in him about his childhood. Of course he was! The 2018 Jimmy Award winner, Andrew Barth Feldman, made his Broadway debut, replacing Trensch, on January 30, 2019. [82] Impressionism (Mar 24, 2009 - May 10, 2009) Performer: Aaron Lazar [Ben Joplin] PlayDramaOriginal. [33] Performances cannot continue until May 31, 2021 at the earliest. Evan writes a letter to himself, wondering whether anyone would notice if he were not there. During his return to North Carolina, Lazar said he’s hoping to spend some time reconnecting with Duke and Durham friends. An original Broadway cast album was released at midnight on February 3, 2017. Evan then runs into Connor, who interprets Evan's awkwardness as making fun of him, resulting in Connor pushing Evan to the ground. Evan goes to Connor's house for dinner. Ben Platt featured in the title role. The wealthy Murphy family consists of the parents, Cynthia and Larry, and their children Zoe and Connor. Instead, he takes side trips into tired knee-jerk liberalism and therapeutic healing. [42] Despite extending its booking period through September, the production closed early on July 21, 2019. I didn’t know at the time that it was going to change the direction of my life.”, Lazar credits that change of trajectory to the moment when Duke professor and Durham theater pioneer Jeff Storer cast Lazar in a production of Rogers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel.”, “Performing in that reminded me of how much I loved musical theater, which I had done in high school,” Lazar said. Zoe still refuses to mourn Connor ("Requiem"). The three pitch the idea to the Murphys, who agree to support the project ("Disappear"). Broadway sensation and critically acclaimed musical “Dear Evan Hansen” comes to the Durham Performing Arts Center this week, and its arrival represents a homecoming for stage and screen actor Aaron Lazar. Understudies and covers include Marcus Harman as the alternate Evan Hansen, Tricia Adele-Turner, David Breeds, Haydn Cox, Natalie Kassanga, Hannah Lindsey, Mark Peachey, Courtney Stapleton, Alex Thomas-Smith, and James Winter. But from start to finish, when Evan leaves his room and finds an authentic life outside it, Dear Evan Hansen contains far more joy than sadness. Es beschreibt die Erlebnisse von Evan Hansen nach dem Tod eines Mitschülers. The lottery will happen two days before each performance. For the upcoming film adaptation, see. Despite this, after reading the "suicide note," Zoe notices that she is mentioned and asks Evan why Connor would say that about her. 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