The Los Angeles engagement of the national tour of the Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen is currently playing Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre through July 31.
Anthony Norman stars in the title role with Coleen Sexton as Heidi Hansen, Lili Thomas as Cynthia Murphy, Pablo Laucerica as Jared Kleinman, Micaela Lamas as Alana Beck, John Hemphill as Larry Murphy, Nikhil Saboo as Connor Murphy, and Alaina Anderson as Zoe Murphy. Jeffrey Cornelius is the Evan alternate, and understudies include Valeria Ceballos, Ian Coursey, Reese Sebastian Diaz, Gillian Jackson Han, Isabel Santiago, Daniel Robert Sulivan, Kelsey Venter, and Pierce Wheeler.
Check out new behind-the-scenes photos of the touring production below:
Dear Evan Hansen features a score by the Tony- and Oscar-winning songwriting team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dogfight, A Christmas Story), a book by Tony winner Steven Levenson (tick, tick...BOOM! movie), choreography by Danny Mefford (Fun Home), and direction by multiple Tony nominee Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal, If/Then).
The musical also features scenic design by David Korins, projection design by Peter Nigrini, costume design by Emily Rebholz, lighting design by Japhy Weideman, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, and hair design by David Brian Brown. Music supervision, orchestrations, and additional arrangements are by Alex Lacamoire. Ben Cohn is the associate music supervisor. Vocal arrangements and additional arrangements are by Justin Paul. Casting is by Tara Rubin Casting's Kevin Metzger-Timson.
Dear Evan Hansen began previews at the Music Box November 14, 2016, prior to an official opening December 4. The musical was nominated for nine 2017 Tony Awards, winning six: Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Ben Platt), Best Featured Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Rachel Bay Jones), and Best Orchestrations.