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'Dear Evan Hansen' Casts 16-Year-Old High School Student Andrew Barth Feldman in Title Role!

Dear Evan Hansen has found its new Evan Hansen – 16-year-old high school junior Andrew Barth Feldman!

If you don’t know, the show is a smash hit on Broadway and Andrew will be taking over the role on January 30, 2019.

“As a real-life high school student, I relate to the character of Evan Hansen immensely. And as a performer, it’s obviously been a dream of mine to sing Pasek & Paul’s amazing score – I’m so excited to get to make my Broadway debut in this show that means so much to me and my peers,” Andrew said in a statement.

Andrew will be the youngest person to take on the intense role and will be the first actual high-school student to play Evan on Broadway. The role was made famous by Ben Platt, who won a Tony for his work in the show.

You can watch a video of Andrew performing right here!

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Katy Perry Sings 'Waving Through a Window' from 'Dear Evan Hansen' - Listen Now!

Katy Perry has released her own version of the song “Waving Through a Window” from the Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen!

The pop star recorded the song for the Deluxe Edition of the Broadway musical’s cast recording. She released a statement in which she talked about seeing the show for the first time last year and how she related to the song.

“On April 29, 2017, I went and saw Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway, and was emotionally transformed forever. In my own life, I’ve struggled with depression, and like so many, always feeling alone in the battle of wanting to belong,” Katy said. “That night, I was particularly struck by the song ‘Waving Through A Window.’ It embodied the mental isolation I sometimes fought.”

“So when my friends Benj Pasek and Justin Paul came to me and asked if I would like to record this song, not only to help launch the national tour, but to continue the conversation on mental health and all its complexities, I jumped right in. I hope this song helps you know that you are not alone, and that I’m waiving back at you,” Katy added.

Listen to the song below and download it now on iTunes!

'Dear Evan Hansen' Tour Arrives in L.A. - Meet the Cast!

The national tour production of the Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen kicked off last month and the tour just arrived in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theatre!

The musical won six Tony Awards last year, including Best Musical and Best Score for composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

The tour is being led by actor Ben Levi Ross, who played the role of Evan on Broadway. He also happens to be dating the show’s current Broadway lead, Taylor Trensch!

Broadway veterans Jessica Phillips, Christiane Noll, and Aaron Lazar are taking on the three adult roles – Heidi Hansen, Cynthia Murphy, and Larry Murphy.

Also in the cast are Maggie McKenna as Zoe Murphy, Marrick Smith as Connor Murphy, Jared Goldsmith as Jared Kleinman, and Phoebe Koyabe as Alana Beck.

Go to DearEvanHansen.com to see if the tour is coming to a town near you!

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'Dear Evan Hansen' Tour Cast Announced - Watch Ben Levi Ross Perform 'You Will Be Found'

The cast for the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen has been announced and you can watch a preview of Ben Levi Ross as Evan right here!

Ben, who is a member of the Broadway company currently, will be joined in the production by Broadway veterans Jessica Phillips as Heidi Hansen, Christiane Noll as Cynthia Murphy, and Aaron Lazar as Larry Murphy.

Marrick Smith will play Connor, Maggie McKenna has been cast as Zoe, Jared Goldsmith will appropriately play Jared, and Phoebe Koyabe will play Alana.

The tour kicks off on September 25 in Denver and will travel to Los Angeles, Tempe, San Francisco, Costa Mesa, Las Vegas, Seattle, Des Moines, Chicago, and MANY more cities. Tickets for the first three cities are on sale now.

Watch a video of Ben performing “You Will Be Found” alongside choirs from high schools around the country below.


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Ben Platt Visits 'Dear Evan Hansen' to Watch Friend Taylor Trensch in the Role!

Ben Platt has returned to Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen… as an audience member!

The 24-year-old Tony-winning actor sat in the audience and watched his friend Taylor Trensch perform the role, which he originated.

“I saw a musical. These people were in it. They were good. The boy on the left made me cry,” Ben captioned a photo on Instagram with Taylor and his leading lady Laura Dreyfuss.

Tony winner Rachel Bay Jones, who plays Evan’s mom in the musical, also posted a photo with the two Evans.

Taylor will be starring in the show through the end of the year. Go see it!!!

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