Connor finds Evan's letter on the printer and reads it; he becomes furious at the mention of Zoe, thinking Evan intended for him to see the letter in order to make fun of him. As of March 12, 2020, the show suspended production due to the COVID-19 pandemic. [29][30][31] Ben Platt played his last performance on November 19, 2017. I didn’t know at the time that it was going to change the direction of my life.”, Lazar credits that change of trajectory to the moment when Duke professor and Durham theater pioneer Jeff Storer cast Lazar in a production of Rogers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel.”, “Performing in that reminded me of how much I loved musical theater, which I had done in high school,” Lazar said. [85], This article is about the stage musical. She is constantly trying to keep her fragile family from falling apart but is often unsuccessful. Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm - (Nov 24, 2009 - Aug 29, 2010) MusicalRomantic ComedyRevival. [83][84] On December 15, 2020, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group chairwoman Donna Langley confirmed that the film will wrap production that month. Overcome with emotion, he rushes off to the Murphys, where Evan bonds with Larry and confides in him about his childhood. Instead, he takes side trips into tired knee-jerk liberalism and therapeutic healing. Heidi sees the letter online and knows that it was one of Evan's therapy assignments. Coming through loud and clear, however, is the fact that what starts as deceit can be blown totally out of proportion by the Internet where lies are disseminated with lightning speed leaving plenty of victims in their wake [...] The music is pleasant, not terribly original but good enough to get toes tapping. Overcome with emotion, he impulsively kisses Zoe, but she pulls away and tells him to leave. Connor's sister Zoe, whom Evan has a crush on, feels obligated to apologize for her brother's behavior. Meanwhile, Alana begins to find inconsistencies in the fake emails. Evan mentally writes himself one last letter reflecting on the impact he has had on his community and finally accepts himself ("Finale"). Aaron Lazar - Producer. The show is orchestrated for a band of eight, including the music director. [19] American singer Katy Perry re-recorded "Waving Through a Window" to promote the show's national tour. Was Matt James an adorable kid? Connor Murphy – A high school senior who, like Evan, is also a social outcast with no friends, and a frequent drug user, getting high to cope with his aggressive and violent tendencies. He disappears, leaving Evan alone. New cast members were John Dossett and Kristolyn Lloyd. At the official launch of The Connor Project, Evan gives an inspiring speech about his loneliness and friendship with Connor, which goes viral. Despite this, after reading the "suicide note," Zoe notices that she is mentioned and asks Evan why Connor would say that about her. Ben Levi Ross, Aaron Lazar, Christiane Noll and Maggie McKenna in "Dear Evan Hansen." [14][15] The cast album became available in compact disc format on February 24, 2017. DPAC is offering a limited number of $25 tickets for each performance through a digital lottery program starting Sunday, March 10 at 9 a.m. [34] Starring Ben Levi Ross in the title role and by December 2018 was scheduled for over 50 cities. Larry offers him an old, unused baseball glove of Connor's ("To Break In a Glove"). Marc Platt and Adam Siegel serve as producers. Dear Evan Hansen is a stage musical with music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and book by Steven Levenson.[1]. After Evan shows the Murphy family Connor's "emails," Cynthia is ecstatic that her son had a friend, but Larry is hurt that Connor took his family and his privileged life for granted. 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