Watch as Dear Evan Hansen takes over London’s Noël Coward Theatre

Dear Evan Hansen has moved in to the Noël Coward Theatre in the West End.

The hit Broadway musical will make its UK premiere in London in November.

Ahead of opening night, the Noël Coward Theatre has been given a very blue makeover.

A video shared by the show’s official Twitter account reveals the new look marquee being built before the London cast and creative team see their new home illuminated for the first time.

You can watch Noël Coward Theatre get its Dear Evan Hansen makeover below…

With a score written by Dogfight and The Greatest Showman songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and a book by Steven Levenson, Dear Evan Hansen has proved a huge hit on Broadway.

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Dear Evan Hansen is scheduled to begin previews on the West End from 29 October 2019 with official opening night slated for 19 November 2019.

The cast was previously confirmed as featuring newcomer Sam Tutty will in the title role of Evan Hansen with Rebecca McKinnis playing Evan’s mum Heidi.

Lucy Anderson will play Zoe Murphy and Doug Colling will play Connor Murphy with Lauren Ward and Rupert Young as their parents Cynthia & Larry Murphy. Jack Loxton will play Jared with Nicole Raquel Dennis as Alana.

Marcus Harman will play alternate Evan in certain performances as well as covering for the roles of Connor and Jared.

A synopsis of the show reads:

Dear Evan Hansen tells the story of socially awkward teenager Evan. In his last year of high school and with only one person he considers a friend, an assignment from his therapist leads to a misunderstanding that casts him in the centre of a tragedy.

Evan’s life begins to look the way he always hoped it would, he’s finally found a way to fit in but can he maintain it?

Dear Evan Hansen’s new London production will be directed by Michael Greif with costume design by Emily Rebholz; musical supervision by Alex Lacamoire; sound design by Nevin Steinberg; choreography by Danny Mefford; scenic design by David Korins; projection design by Peter Nigrini and lighting design by Japhy Weideman.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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