Book Tickets To Award-Winning Dear Evan Hansen In London

Akinwalere Olaleye
Feb 29, 2024 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on Dec 02, 2021
Book Tickets To Award-Winning Dear Evan Hansen In London
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From the writers of 'La La Land' and 'The Greatest Showman' comes the smash-hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen at the Noel Coward Theatre in London. Dear Evan Hansen is a timely and timeless new musical about struggling to connect in a hyperconnected world. The musical, Dear Evan Hansen, is the winner of three Olivier Awards for Best Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Actor, along with two WhatsOnStage Awards and a Critics' Circle Theatre Award. Get your Dear Evan Hansen tickets now.

About Dear Evan Hansen

What is Dear Evan Hansen about?

Dear Evan Hansen is a contemporary musical about life as a whole and how we live it. It is about struggling to connect in a world that is hyperconnected. Dear Evan Hansen sees the journey of a man finally fitting in and a life he never dreamed he could have. The musical, Dear Evan Hansen, is a coming-of-age play with lyrics and music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who are brilliant musical theatre songwriters. Newcomer Sam Tutty takes on the role of Evan Hansen and will blow you away with his performance.

Is Dear Evan Hansen a true story?

Dear Evan Hansen is not exactly a true story but is based on real events faced by the lyricist of the show, Benj Pasek, and his high school's reaction to a friend and a classmate who died of an overdose.

Is Evan Hansen a bad person?

Even Hansen is a teenager who is bullied and suffers from social anxiety. There are different sides to the story. This musical of a generation offers a view of life in a different way, and everyone will have a different view of whether Evan Hansen is a bad person or not. It is meant to be seen with an open mind. Enjoy the musical, Dear Evan Hansen, in the Noel Coward Theatre of London.

How long is Dear Evan Hansen?

The runtime of Dear Evan Hansen is two hours and 30 minutes. This includes an interval.

What age rating is Dear Evan Hansen?

Although people of all ages can enjoy the beautiful story of Dear Evan Hansen in the Noel Coward Theatre of London, the show is suitable for ages 12 and over.

Who wrote Dear Evan Hansen and when?

The music and the lyrics were written by Academy Award, Tony, and Grammy Award-winning music composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and their music have also gripped us with the songs in 'The Greatest Showman' and 'La La Land'. The show, Dear Evan Hansen, first premiered on 10 July 2015 in Wahington, DC. It was originally published on the same day.

Dear Evan Hansen features a book written by Tony Award winner Steven Levenson. The book was originally written and published on 30 May 2017.

Where is Dear Evan Hansen set?

Dear Evan Hansen is set in the United States, and the musical first opened on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre in 2016, after premiering at the Arena Stage in Washington DC.

Who is in the Dear Evan Hansen London cast?

With Sam Tutty playing the titular character of Evan Hansen, other cast members include Lucy Anderson, Doug Colling, Rebecca McKinnis, Lauren Ward, Rupert Young, Jack Loxton, Iona Fraser, Marcus Harman, Tricia Adele-Turner, Haydn Cox, Ellis Kirk, Samantha Mbolekwa, Mark Peachey, Hannah Lindsey, Hannah Qureshi, James Winter and Mitchell Zhangazha.

The show is directed by Michael Greif. Greif is a four-time Tony Award nominee. Helping Benj Pasek and Justin Paul in music supervision, orchestrations, and additional arrangements is Alex Lacamoire.

Relive life with the cast at the Noel Coward Theatre.

What songs are in Dear Evan Hansen?

Songs in Dear Evan Hansen include 'Anybody Have A Map', 'Waving Through A Window', 'For Forever', 'Sincerely, Me', 'Requiem', 'If I Could Tell Her', 'Disappear', 'You Will Be Found', 'To Break In A Glove', 'Only Us', 'Good For You', 'Words Fail', 'So Big/So Small', and 'Finale'.

Has Dear Evan Hansen been successful?

Dear Evan Hansen is a timely and timeless new musical about struggling to connect in a hyperconnected world. It has been nominated for seven Olivier Awards. The show has won three Olivier Awards for Best Musical, Best Actor, and Best Original Score. Along with these awards, the show has also received a Critics' Circle Theatre Award and two WhatsOnStage Awards.

The show has received rave reviews, and as Bax Bamigboye from the Daily Mail said, it is 'the most vital and important musical of a generation'.

Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs

What theatre is Dear Evan Hansen showing at?

Dear Evan Hansen is showing at the Noel Coward Theatre, 85-88 St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4AU, UK.

How do I get to the Noël Coward Theatre?

Getting to the Noel Coward Theatre is easy as you can travel by bus. The nearest bus stops are serviced by the numbers 24, 29, and 176. Night buses are also present, with service numbers 24, 176, N5, N20, N29, N41, and N279. These are for Charing Cross stop.

You can also choose the Strand stop with bus numbers 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, 91, and 139. Night buses can be found with service numbers 6, 23, 139, N9, N15, N11, N13, N21, N26, N44, N47, N87, N89, N91, N155, N343, and N551.

The nearest train station is Charing Cross.

The nearest Tube station is Leicester Square. You can take Cranbourn Street away from the station until you reach St Martin's Lane. Take a right for the Noel Coward Theatre. It is only two minutes away.

Where can I park?

For car owners, you can use the Q-Park Theatreland parking. There is a scheme of 50% off parking fees after midday for four hours. Parking is also available at the NCP at Upper St Martin's Lane and MasterPark Trafalgar Square.

Where are the toilets at the Noël Coward Theatre?

An accessible toilet is present close to the foyer near the Royal Circle boxes in the Noel Coward Theatre. A ladies toilet can be found two steps up from the foyer. Toilets are present on all the levels of the auditorium.

Is the Noël Coward Theatre accessible?

A ramp (30-40% gradient) is present, with handrails on both sides, that allows level access into the foyer. The ramp is through the front door on St Martin's Lane. Box M of the theatre has two spaces for scooter or wheelchair users that need to stay in their chairs at all times. Step-free access is also available to Box L. A customer lift is not available, and all sections must be reached by stairs.

Wheelchairs can also be stored in the cloakroom with the luggage.

Staff assistance is always available in the theatre.

What are Dear Evan Hansen's showtimes?

You can buy your tickets from 25 October 2021 to 23 July 2022.

Shows are available from Monday to Saturday at 07:30 pm. There are extra shows on Saturdays at 02:30 pm.

Tickets cannot be bought for a Sunday, as there are no shows playing on Sundays.

Tickets start from £30.00.

It is advised to check the timings before you book your tickets for Dear Evan Hansen at the Noel Coward Theatre of London. You can also call the box office at the theatre for more details.

Where can I eat nearby?

There are many family restaurants near the theatre for you and your family to enjoy your lunch or dinner. J. Sheekey is the one to beat, catering to those who love fish and seafood. It is a vegetarian-friendly restaurant with gluten-free options. Browns is another great option to try near the Noel Coward Theatre, with both vegetarian-friendly options and great food. There are many eateries near the theatre with great options at the bar in the theatre, too. Bon Appétit!

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Written by Akinwalere Olaleye

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

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Akinwalere OlaleyeBachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

As a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual, Olaleye's expertise lies in administrative and management operations. With extensive knowledge as an Editor and Communications Analyst, Olaleye excels in editing, writing, and media relations. Her commitment to upholding professional ethics and driving organizational growth sets her apart. She has a bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Benin, Edo State. 

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