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Dear Evan Hansen in New York, NY

Music Box Theatre 239 West 45th Street New York, NY 10036
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Overview

This award-winning new musical follows the story of Evan Hansen as he’s forced to follow a lie after the death of a classmate. The letter that was never supposed to be read drastically alters Evan’s life and gives him the opportunity he’s always dreamed of: the chance to fit in. Audiences watch as Evan struggles with finding himself and wrangling this lie and the life he’s created as a result.

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from Dear Evan Hansen
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.

Both deeply personal and profoundly contemporary, Dear Evan Hansen is a new American musical about life and the way we live it.

Hailed by critics and audiences alike, this bold new musical moved Peter Marks of The Washington Post to declare it: “A heart-piercing trip to the place that musical theater can sometimes take us to.”And Charles Isherwood of The New York Times to call it: “A fresh, vibrant musical that opens the heart and the mind.”

Dear Evan Hansen, which pairs the three time Tony Award® nominated director Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal, Grey Gardens) with the Tony-nominated composing team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (A Christmas Story, Dogfight, NBC’s Smash) and award-winning playwright Steven Levenson (Showtime’s Masters of Sex) now takes the next step on its remarkable journey: Broadway.“

Running Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes, including one intermission
Audience: Ages 12+; children under 4 are not permitted in the theatre
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dear Evan Hansen

Where is the theater located?
Dear Evan Hansen is performed at the Music Box Theatre located at 239 West 45th Street, New York, NY between 7th and 8th Avenues.

Is the Music Box Theatre accessible?
The theater is not completely wheelchair accessible. There are no steps into the theater from the sidewalk. Please be advised that where there are steps into or within the theater, staff members are unable to provide assistance.

A wheelchair accessible restroom is available on the lobby (main) floor. Seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra without steps. Wheelchair seating is available in the Orchestra only.

How long is the show?
Dear Evan Hansen is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes long with a 15-minute intermission.

Are there devices for the hard-of-hearing? 
Yes. Devices are available free-of-charge inside the lobby.

What time should I arrive at the theater? 
Doors open 45 minutes before show time. We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before show time.

Are there concessions inside the theater? 
Yes. Soft drinks, water, cocktails, candy and show merchandise (no food) are available for purchase. No food is allowed into the theater.

Can I take photographs of the show?
Absolutely NO recording devices are allowed in the theater, including still cameras

Is this show appropriate for kids?
Due to the heavy subject matter, it is recommended that parents bring middle-school aged kids and up to the show. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted into the theater.