Dear Evan Hansen Creatives

On October 5, 2017 by Theater Talk Web

 

on PBS/Thirteen:
Friday, October 6 at 2:00 AM (Saturday morning)
Sunday, October 8 at 11:30 AM

on WLIW/21:
Monday, October 9 at 5:30 PM

We welcome the creative team behind the 2017 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen, composer-lyricists Justin Paul and Benj Pasek and librettist Steven Levenson (all subsequent Tony winners for the show). They discuss their inspiration for Dear Evan Hansen’s original story and their work together refining it into an insightful and revered piece of musical theater. Interspersed through the conversation, Pasek & Paul sing several songs from the production including “Waving Through a Window.” The songwriting team also treats us to their first public performance together of “City of Stars,” a number they co-wrote with Justin Hurwitz for the movie La La Land, which later won the 2017 Academy Award for Best Original Song.

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