Ben Platt reprises his Tony-winning role as an anxious, isolated high school student in the film of the 2017 Tony winning best Broadway musical “Dear Evan Hansen,” scheduled for release on September 24, 2021 “only in theaters” — meaning not online, which is ironic considering that the show revolves around the prevalence and perils of the online nation that youth has become.
Watch the new trailer below. Also below: The original Broadway cast of “Dear Evan Hansen,” including Ben Platt, sing “Waving through a Window,” “Only Us,” and “You Will Be Found”; Jordan Fisher (a subsequent Evan Hansen) sings Waving Through a Window.” Another subsequent EH (Noel Galvin) sings “You Will Be Found” at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
My review of the Broadway production of Dear Evan Hansen. My review of backstage book Dear Evan Hansen through the window; My review of Dear Evan Hansen the novel