Casting is complete for the fourth year of the North American tour of the Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen, which resumes June 21 at the BSU Morrison Center in Boise, Idaho.
Anthony Norman will step into the title role of the high school student whose lie spins out of control. Also joining the company are Coleen Sexton as Heidi Hansen, Lili Thomas as Cynthia Murphy, Pablo Laucerica as Jared Kleinman, and Micaela Lamas as Alana Beck.
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John Hemphill, Nikhil Saboo, and Alaina Anderson will continue with the tour, with Hemphill and Saboo reprising their roles as Larry Murphy and Connor Murphy, respectively, and Anderson, formerly the Alana/Zoe cover, taking over the role of Zoe Murphy full-time.
The company also includes Jeffrey Cornelius as the Evan alternate and understudies Valeria Ceballos, Ian Coursey, Reese Sebastian Diaz, Gillian Jackson Han, Isabel Santiago, Daniel Robert Sulivan, Kelsey Venter, and Pierce Wheeler.
Dear Evan Hansen launched its first North American tour at the Buell Theatre in Denver, Colorado, in October 2018. The tour relaunched December 7, 2021, in Greensboro, North Carolina, with Stephen Christopher Anthony returning as Evan Hansen.
Dear Evan Hansen reopened its Broadway production December 11, 2020, following the pandemic shutdown. The hit production features a score by the Tony- and Oscar-winning songwriting team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dogfight, A Christmas Story), a book by Tony winner Steven Levenson (tick, tick...BOOM! movie), choreography by Danny Mefford (Fun Home), and direction by multiple Tony nominee Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal, If/Then).
The musical also features scenic design by David Korins, projection design by Peter Nigrini, costume design by Emily Rebholz, lighting design by Japhy Weideman, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, and hair design by David Brian Brown. Music supervision, orchestrations, and additional arrangements are by Alex Lacamoire. Ben Cohn is the associate music supervisor. Vocal arrangements and additional arrangements are by Justin Paul. Casting is by Tara Rubin Casting's Kevin Metzger-Timson.
Dear Evan Hansen began previews at the Music Box November 14, 2016, prior to an official opening December 4. The musical was nominated for nine 2017 Tony Awards, winning six: Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Ben Platt), Best Featured Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Rachel Bay Jones), and Best Orchestrations.
For the current tour itinerary, visit DearEvanHansen.com.