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Christiane Noll, Jared Goldsmith & Phoebe Koyabe join Broadway cast of Dear Evan Hansen
The trio join the Broadway production at the Music Box Theatre, reprising their roles from the National Tour.
Christiane Noll takes over the role of Cynthia Murphy from Ann Sanders, with theatre credits including Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde and Ragtime, for which she received a Tony Award nomination. Jared Goldsmith and Phoebe Koyabe make their Broadway debuts in Dear Evan Hansen as Jared Kleinman and Alana Beck respectively, after starring in the National Tour.
The current Broadway company of Dear Evan Hansen also includes Andrew Barth Feldman (as Evan Hansen), Gabrielle Carrubba (as Zoe Murphy), Lisa Brescia (as Heidi Hansen), Alex Boniello (as Connor Murphy), and Ivan Hernandez (as Larry Murphy).
From November 26, 2019, Jessica Phillips will take over the role of Heidi Hansen from Lisa Brescia, with Broadway credits including Next to Normal and Leap of Faith. Zachary Noah Piser will also join the company as ‘Evan alternate,’ with his first scheduled performance on November 27, 2019.
Dear Evan Hansen began previews at the Music Box Theatre on November 14, 2016 and officially opened to rave reviews on December 4, 2016.
Dear Evan Hansen features a book by Tony Award winner Steven Levenson, music and lyrics by Tony & Academy Award winners Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and is directed by four-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif.
Synopsis: "All his life Evan Hansen has felt invisible. To his peers, to the girl he loves, sometimes even to his own mother. But that was before he wrote the letter - that led to the incident - that started the lie - that ignited a movement - that inspired a community - and changed Evan's status from the ultimate outsider into the somebody everyone wants to know. But how long can Evan keep his secret? And at what price? A tribute to the outsider in us all, Dear Evan Hansen is about someone you know, maybe even someone you are, but more than anything, it's about discovering the person we all long to be - ourselves."
The creative team features choreography by Danny Mefford, musical direction by Ben Cohn, music supervision by Alex Lacamoire, scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Emily Rebholz, lighting design by Japhy Weideman, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, and projection design by Peter Nigrini.
Dear Evan Hansen is produced on Broadway by Second Stage Theater in association with Stacey Mindich Productions.
Dear Evan Hansen Tickets are available now for performances through June 28, 2020.
(Photo by Matthew Murphy)