Dear Evan Hansen
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Performance Dates
Jun 20 Tue, 7:30 pm Jun 21 Wed, 7:30 pm Jun 22 Thu, 7:30 pm Jun 23 Fri, 7:30 pm Jun 24 Sat, 2:00 pm Jun 24 Sat, 8:00 pm Jun 25 Sun, 1:00 pm Jun 25 Sun, 6:30 pm
Dear Evan Hansen

Jun 20-25, 2023

Shea's Buffalo

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.

WARNING - DEAR EVAN HANSEN is recommended for ages 12+. This production contains some adult themes, including discussions of suicide.


Jun 20-25, 2023

8 Upcoming Shows

Tuesday Jun 20
Wednesday Jun 21
Thursday Jun 22
Friday Jun 23
Saturday Jun 24
Sunday Jun 25
Monday Jun 26

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Photo By: Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade

Photo By: Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade

Photo By: Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade

About The Characters
17. Smart, sincere, and cripplingly self-conscious, Evan prefers to hover in the background, a supporting player in his own life, too afraid to step forward into the spotlight and risk ridicule or, what might be worse, no one noticing him at all.
40s. Evan's mother. Overworked and stretched too thin, Heidi loves her son fiercely, but fears they have begun to grow apart. She is prepared to do anything to repair the damage.
16. Sensitive and sophisticated, Zoe couldn't care less about the status games and popularity rites of high school. Funny and bright, she feels a terrible ambivalence about her brother's death, finding it difficult to forgive him for all he did, and forgive the part of herself that finds relief in the fact that he's gone.
17. An angry, disaffected loner, Connor has been a troubled kid for as long as anyone can remember, an enigma and a source of endless consternation to his long-suffering parents and sister.
40s. Connor and Zoe's mother. To Evan, she seems to be the perfect mother, nurturing, available, and willing to talk about anything. To her own children, it's a bit more complicated.
40s. Connor and Zoe's father. Though often tense and taciturn, Larry shows a different face to the world, representing for Evan the dad he always wished for: strong, confident, and, more than anything, reliable, someone to be counted on.
17. Droll and sarcastic, Jared claims to be forced by his parents to hang out with family friend Evan, for whom he ostensibly has nothing but disdain. Jared covers his own obvious insecurities with a well-practiced braggadocio and a know-it-all arrogance.
17. Alana is an incredibly genuine person. Everything she does comes from a place of deep honesty and tremendous feeling. All of the characters in this musical put up masks of sorts. For Alana, it's a façade of cheerfulness. She is always ready with a smile, a note of encouragement. This hides the loneliness underneath.
Behind The Scenes

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Reviews & Awards

The Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Olivier Award-winning BEST MUSICAL.


The New York Times calls it “a breathtaking knockout of a musical.”

NBC Nightly News declares the musical “an anthem resonating on Broadway and beyond.”

2017 Tony Award Wins: Best Musical, Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Ben Platt), Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Rachel Bay Jones), Best Book of a Musical, Best Orchestrations, and Best Original Musical Score.

2017 Tony Award Nominations: Best Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Mike Faist), Best Director of a Musical, and Best Lighting Design of a Musical.

Won the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.

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