Dear Evan Hansen is a new musical by Pasek and Paul. It was written with the book by Steven Levenson. The music is given by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The Lyrics are written by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The main focus of the musical is that “A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, and a life he never dreamed he could have”.
The Dear Evan Hansen musical earned the awards of 2016 Obie Award for Musical Theatre and 2016 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics. The musical, directed by Michael Greif, offers a reflective memory of how the want to feel right can be as hideous as the want to keep out. Following its world premiere at the Arena Stage in Washington, DC in July 2015 and an Off-Broadway making in March to May 2016, the musical opened on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre in December 2016.
It is considered that the musical was influenced from an event that occurred at the time of Pasek's high school years. The center of attention of the musical is the teen, Evan Hansen. The teen somehow turns into mixed up in a family catastrophe of another teen. The musical portrays Evan Hansen as a high school senior suffering from social anxiety disorder and he eventually drawn in the chaos that follows a classmate's demise.
The musical was directed by three time Tony Award-nominated director Michael Greif, the orchestrations were done by Alex Lacamoire, the set was designed by David Korins and the projection design was by Peter Nigrini. The title role was performed by Ben Platt. Dear Evan Hansen is a professional and unique American musical that depicts life and the way we live it. Michael Greif, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and playwright Steven Levenson have made the musical something extraordinary.
Dear Evan Hansen is regarded mainly as a sentimental high school musical that has the capability to tough the hearts of millions who love musicals. In the musical, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul production looks at intense issues and they also assess critically about the internet culture. Dear Evan Hansen is a high school musical distinct from the effervescent types of High School Musical or School of Rock. The musical is not fully packed with the sentiment and daunting scores but the spectators will be offered plenty of chance for wit as well.
The musical of Pasek and Paul goes after Evan as he seeks out the things in life that we all require and try to have in our life. It is all about the wish to obtain the whole thing that a person wants in his life such as the girl of his dreams, the ideal family and an opportunity to finally blend in. If you are a fan of Dear Evan Hansen, get your concerts tickets in advance so that you will be able to enjoy the musical and take back some memories as well.