The Dear Evan Hansen musical is set at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. It has an all time Broadway debut at the Wyndham Atlanta Hotel and is going to play on Broadway during the 2020 Broadway season. The movie is directed by Neil Patrick Harris and stars Ben Kingsley, Justin Timberlake, Scarlett Johansson, and Jason Segel. Directed by Neil Patrick Harris, the Broadway musical is an adaptation of a book of the same name by Steven Levenson and has received several positive reviews so far.
The original story takes place around a boy named Evan who is in college at the University of Alabama with the hopes of becoming a singer like his father, Benj Pasek. One night, Evan gets into an accident while walking home. Evan wakes up in a hospital bed but has no recollection of how he got there or what happened to him. His doctor starts to suspect that Evan may have a memory problem. Evan’s mother decides to take him to a specialist for further tests. Evan soon learns that he was not actually in an accident; he had a dream, and it was only a dream, but his mother wants to believe that Evan was in a car accident and may still be unconscious. After further tests, Evan learns that he is actually the heir to the Pasek’s fortune, but he is forced to leave the university and start working at a factory.
The Dear Evan Hansen Musical by Steven Levenson has been widely praised by critics and has been picked as one of the best shows to come along in years. With the help of Neil Patrick Harris, the cast plays an amazing role in the story. Justin Timberlake performs the role of Evan’s father. Ben Kingsley takes the role of Evan’s father, Ben Jealousy. Jason Segel is a supporting character and is known for his comedic roles. However, Ben Kingsley will always be a major part of the show since his father, Ben Jealousy, was also an important character in the movie. Some other important characters that play a significant role in the musical include Carly Chaikin as Sarah, who was a girlfriend of Evan’s, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mike, an older brother, and Nick Zane Bateman as a younger brother.