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Dear Evan Hansen Reviews

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Average customer review: 4.0 star rating (4.0 Stars)

Number of reviews: 31



5.0 star rating Cameryn from Atlanta, Georgia


Beautiful music, beautifully staged, great storytelling. Go see it!

5.0 star rating Chi from Boston, Massachusetts


An excellent production of the award winning musical. Starting with the set design, it was a creative use of panel to showcase the modern virtual world that we live in. The lighting design was great in accentuating the moods of the songs and the characters. The color combination (blue and blue) was showcased throughout the set as could be expected. Moving onto the sound, I found the title character Evan Hansen played by Ben Levi Ross a bit low/muffled in the beginning. This became apparent in the duet, "Only Us" with Zoe played by Maggie McKenna where it was hard to hear Evan’s parts. The choreography was good. Not a lot of dancing in this musical, for the few pieces like “Sincerely Me” the movements were comical intentionally so. Lastly, the singing and music. The music and lyrics by Pasek And Paul is just great. My seatmates were fortunate that I didn’t sing along. And regarding the actual singing, it was enough to bring tears to my neighbor and definitely a few sobs from the rest of the audience during the numbers “You will be found” and “So Big/So Small” if not others. Having heard Ben Platts (Evan Hansen -original cast) I was pleasantly surprised by Ben Levi Ross and his renditions. Definitely worth one showing if not two.

5.0 star rating GA from Greenville, South Carolina

WOW <3

Wow. What a powerful story. All I can say is there was not a dry eye anywhere near where us and not a funny missed either lol. Beautiful on so many levels. Thank you. SO MUCH.

5.0 star rating N. Werner from St. Louis, Missouri



5.0 star rating Rayshell Purifoy from Dallas, Texas


This show had the audience in the palm of their hands. A realistic look at what our high school kids can face and how easy it is to misunderstand. Excellent actors! Go see this!

5.0 star rating Shannon Malcom from Birmingham, Alabama


This cast gave an amazing emotional performance! We are so thankful to get back in the theatre and enjoyed this show SO much! Fantastic job Dear Evan Hansen!!!

5.0 star rating Kaylee from Providence, Rhode Island


I have seen and enjoyed many musicals. I however have never loved, cried, laughed, and felt so emotionally invested in any other musical. The amount of feeling these actors put through there words and voices was amazing. This one goes out to anyone that has ever felt alone or like they were not good enough. Things will get better. No one deserves to feel like they could disappear and no one deserves to be forgotten. The April 5th cast in Providence was the best cast and gave the best performance that I have ever seen.


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Emotional REMARKABLE inspiring

Get dressed, pack your tissues, and go see this show!

Dear Evan Hansen beautifully explores the search for love, dealing with grief, loneliness, and self-exploration while being surrounded by digital noise. We may have mastered worldwide connectivity but have we begun to conquer the power of communication?

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