Dear Evan Hansen (London)
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Dear Evan Hansen (London)

Dear Evan Hansen (London) London Reviews and Tickets

(344 Ratings)
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Great singing, Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant

About the Show

Olivier award-winning musical by hit songwriters Pasek and Paul ('The Greatest Showman', 'La La Land').

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Show-Score Member Reviews (344)

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98 Reviews | 3 Followers
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if If you want to enjoy a musical experience with a class act lead performer in “Evan” this will emotionally move you. Story of friendship

Don't see it if If you are triggered by suicide

61 Reviews | 8 Followers
Resonant, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You like gritty story lines and high tech staging

Don't see it if You are triggered by suicide references

58 Reviews | 5 Followers
Funny, Great singing, Great acting, Masterful

See it if You love a poppy score and a divisive story.

Don't see it if You hate modern MT

79 Reviews | 1 Follower
Great staging, Epic, Great singing, Ambitious, Clever

See it if You want to see a modern clever piece of work. Incredible songs with impressive lyrics. Thought provoking and a gut punch.

Don't see it if You only like jolly stuff!

58 Reviews | 2 Followers
Closing soon, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You love a thought-provoking, bittersweet yet joyful story with a captivating message, memorable tunes and perhaps a tear or two!

Don't see it if You don't like thinking about and resonating with the show, long after you've left the theatre. Read more

70 Reviews | 6 Followers
Must see, Profound, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if Great acting. Great songs. Very relevant topic. A must watch. Very moving.

Don't see it if Mental health topics and suicide are triggering for you.

144 Reviews | 30 Followers
Must see, Great writing, Funny, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You’re looking for an original musical with a great score

Don't see it if You don’t like shows with a confusing theme or high school shows Read more

164 Reviews | 24 Followers
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if you love to cry and have an emotional evening

Don't see it if you don't like musicals

Critic Reviews (10)

The London Evening Standard
November 19th, 2019
For a previous production

[The production] looks odd and overdone in London. Ultimately, this is a high school drama about stalkers, trolls and those who piggyback on tragedy. Which may be a tough sell for a London musical audience.
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The Telegraph (UK)
November 19th, 2019
For a previous production

Directed (as on Broadway) by Michael Greif, the evening has - all the same - no weak links, casting-wise. But the show belongs to its 21-year-old star Sam Tutty, fresh out of drama school and making his West End debut.
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The Times (UK)
November 20th, 2019
For a previous production

Yet if the prospect of spending an evening contemplating the perils of peer pressure, family breakdown and rampant social media seems less than inviting, be reassured that Dear Evan Hansen is worth it.
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London Theatre
November 19th, 2019
For a previous production

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul's beautiful score may be a little ballad-heavy, but has integrity and depth that matches the story they have to tell, whose book is written by Steven Levenson.
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The Arts Desk
November 20th, 2019
For a previous production

A pat sentiment, perhaps, but worth sharing – and if this modern fable speaks loudest to a new generation of theatregoers, then it’s one we can all cheer.
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The Guardian (UK)
November 19th, 2019
For a previous production

Everything, in fact, is expertly done but, if I didn’t totally surrender to the show, it is because it lacks the courage to admit that high anxiety is not so easily cured.
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Time Out London
November 19th, 2019
For a previous production

A West End newcomer, 21-year-old Sam Tutty glows with sweat and goodness, bringing integrity to a storyline that’s somewhere between ingenious and tortuous.
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The Stage (UK)
November 19th, 2019
For a previous production

As shown in The Greatest Showman, Pasek and Paul have cracked the formula for four-chord pop songs; songs with a golden touch...Yes, a couple of those in second act are mawkish, but the rest are superb.
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