first_img Dear Evan Hansen Related Shows Star Files Ben Paltt in ‘Dear Evan Hansen'(Photo: Margot Schulman) After celebrating its official opening night on May 1, Dear Evan Hansen has extended its off-Broadway engagement. The Benj Pasek, Justin Paul and Steven Levenson musical, starring Ben Platt, will now run at Second Stage’s Tony Kiser Theatre through May 29. The production, directed by Michael Grief, was originally scheduled to play through May 22.In addition to Platt in the title role, the cast features Tony nominee Jennifer Laura Thompson as Cynthia, Rachel Bay Jones as Heidi, Laura Dreyfuss as Zoe, Mike Faist as Connor and Will Roland as Jared. Tony nominee John Dossett and Kristolyn Lloyd round out the cast as Larry and Alana, respectively.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?center_img View Comments from $89.00 Ben Plattlast_img

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