Dear Evan Hansen
Jun 8 - Jun 13, 2021
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Winner of six 2017 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater Album.
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. DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.
“One of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history,” says The Washington Post. The New York Times calls DEAR EVAN HANSEN, “a gut-punching, breathtaking knockout of a musical” and “NBC News” says that the musical is “an inspiring anthem resonating on Broadway and beyond.”
DEAR EVAN HANSEN features a book by Tony Award® winner Steven Levenson, a score by Grammy®, Tony® and Academy Award® winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land, The Greatest Showman), and direction by four-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal).
Stephen Christopher Anthony as ‘Evan Hansen’ and the North American touring company of DEAR EVAN HANSEN. Photo by Matthew Murphy, 2019
This show is best for ages 12 and up. Our policy is children under the age of 6 will not be permitted. Occasionally a particular production will include content that is generally not suitable for those under the age of 17. All audience members must have a ticket, regardless of age. For the consideration of all patrons, children on laps and/or babes in arms are not permitted at Dayton Live Broadway presentations.
The Saturday matinee performance will be sign interpreted and/or audio described upon request.The Saturday matinee performance will be sign interpreted and/or audio described upon request. Please let the ticket agent know at least two weeks before the performance if you would like either of these services when you order your tickets from Dayton Live. Please understand that while we will make every effort to make reasonable accommodations, certain requests may not be able to be honored.
For detailed accessibility information, including seating, audio, and sign interpretation please visit our Accessibility page.
The Arts Garage, on the northwest corner of Second and Ludlow Streets, open for all performances at the Schuster Center, Victoria Theatre, and PNC Arts Annex. The Arts Garage is owned and operated by Dayton Live, so parking there actually helps support the arts venues used by all our great arts organizations. For more parking information, visit our Directions & Parking page.
Dayton Live is the only outlet authorized to sell tickets to events at the Schuster Center, Victoria Theatre, PNC Arts Annex, and The Loft Theatre. To learn more about Season Tickets, gift certificates, and Ticket Office hours, call 937-228-3630 or visit DaytonLive.org.
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Extend Your Experience
Bagels & Broadway
Ever wonder what it takes to prepare a stage for a Broadway show? Join us for BAGELS & BROADWAY, a unique opportunity for you to find out first-hand. Have a cup of coffee and a bagel — then watch the show’s crew and members of IATSE Local 66 set up the sights and sounds for a Broadway show! Register to receive Dayton Live Special Offer emails to make sure you get an invitation.
Bagels & Broadway is subject to cast and tour availability and scheduling while in Dayton.
Background On Broadway
Join us on Wednesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m., Friday at 7 p.m., and Saturday at 1 p.m. during the run of DEAR EVAN HANSEN to learn about the development, history, and artistry of the show. This free event is held in the Schuster Center’s 4th Floor Lobby. You must have a ticket to that day’s performance.
Background On Broadway is subject to cast and tour availability and scheduling while in Dayton.