'Dear Evan Hansen' is about how we share, like, and friend, love, feel, and survive in the modern world. Winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. More…
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 chance to finally fit in. Created by three-time Tony-nominated director Michael Greif ('Rent,' 'Next to Normal,' 'Grey Gardens'), Tony-nominated songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul ('A Christmas Story,' NBC’s 'Smash'), and playwright Steven Levenson, 'Dear Evan Hansen' is a new American musical about life and the way we live it.
See it if want your emotions ripped apart and shredded, especially if you've ever felt like an outsider...AND it's a musical! FANTASTIC SHOW!
Don't see it if you don't want people to see you crying like a baby. This show is a rollercoaster of emotions and feels Ben Platt will rip your heart out
See it if you want to see a groundbreaking new show, one that is both funny, profound and deeply moving
Don't see it if you don't care about the troubles of teenagers or if you need to see spectacle.
See it if you can. Ben Platt gives 110% to the show, I don't know how he does it day after day. Other actors fine, music lovely, writing strong
Don't see it if you don't want to be manipulated a bit (yeah I cried) or if you've lost someone to suicide, as it could be tough to watch
See it if you can get here in time for Ben Platt's performance. Platt truly is the strongest element of the production.
Don't see it if you don't like being manipulated. An invisible choir will repeatedly appear and basically scream their intended emotional response at you.
See it if You want to hear the amazing soundtrack live and want an all-around entertaining production.
Don't see it if You're bothered by a cast that overacts sometimes - might have been more powerful with original cast. It's enjoyable but kinda melodrama.
See it if You want to see an outstanding and uncomfortable performance by Ben Platt as the socially misfit Evan Hanson.
Don't see it if You aren't interested in teen angst or the excesses of social media.
See it if I expected a lot and got disappointed. The music is not bad, Trensch delivered a decent act. But it dragged and didn’t do the magic for me.
Don't see it if you go in with huge expectations. It’s too tearful. Needs more songs and a set to support the acting. It’s not worth the fuss around it.
See it if you seek message musicals.... if you are or have teens/ 20 somethings. Fabulous lead actor on powerful subject (albeit implausible setup).
Don't see it if you are sensitive to end of life drama.. it will traumatize you (take tissues). If you're annoyed by emotional manipulation- it might annoy
See it if you can relate to being young, confused and desperate for a feeling of importance. And if you can appreciate a well-conceived project
Don't see it if you cannot relate to or empathize with those who are isolated and depressed. or if you do not want your emotions hammered.
See it if you want to see a Tony-worthy performance from Ben Platt in an original, heartfelt tale. Even if the music felt a bit over the top at times.
Don't see it if the topics of social anxiety, depression, and teen suicide frighten you.
See it if Ben Platt gives an awe-inspiring performance! Knocks-it-outta-the-park-good! This production was raw & incredibly moving! Get a ticket now!
Don't see it if You'd be a fool not to catch this musical. You must see Ben Platt in this role. Be ready to cry and have your emotions stirred. Perfection.
See it if A beautiful, powerful, moving musical that is both entertaining and thought provoking. The book, score, direction and cast is outstanding!
Don't see it if You don't like musicals or looking for light old fashion entertainment.
See it if You like musical theater about social anxiety, drug use, suicide, family disfunction, impact of social media. Extraordinary performances!
Don't see it if You are critical of second rate score, lyrics, book. These are incidental to fact that this material is being presented on Broadway at all.
See it if this truly lives up to the hype: great songs, great performances, clever staging, surprising and unexpected plot twists, just stunning
Don't see it if you don't like teen dramas, complicated family dilemmas, harmony-based songs, complexities of social media on life,
See it if Want to see superb talent, hear beautiful music and lyrics and profound drama with hints of joy and laughter
Don't see it if You do not like dealing with teenage angst and being friendless and the consequences of depression
See it if You want to see a show that is relevant, has incredible acting, has outstanding songs, and makes you laugh and cry.
Don't see it if You likes shows with elaborate staging.
See it if you want to see something unique. Great acting and music. Perfect combination of humor and drama.
Don't see it if you want a classic fluffy fun musical.
See it if The reason for the success of the show is Tony Winner Ben Platt. He owns the stage and the audience. His acting and singing are outstanding.
Don't see it if Like "Once", I wished the show would be one act and I found the length a bit unnecessary. I think I would like it without an intermission.
See it if you'd enjoy an original musical with a very interesting story, great score and terrific acting.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy an emotional story with many layers.
See it if You want to truly be moved. It is both inspirational and heartbreaking. The show is highly relevant and important.
Don't see it if Issues regarding mental health are triggering. Also the set was disappointing to me.
See it if You've ever felt alone or felt as if you didn't fit in. And, you enjoy a good show with wonderful singing, acting and staging.
Don't see it if You cannot appreciate a dark sense of humor, you're not prepared to emote.
See it if you enjoy the work of Pasek and Paul, and want to see an amazing breakthrough performance from Ben Platt.
Don't see it if you want to see a show with more musical variety, as well as a show that directly speaks about the socially relevant issue at hand.
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