Hello, Dolly! Alum Taylor Trensch Takes Center Stage in Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen February 6

Broadway News   Hello, Dolly! Alum Taylor Trensch Takes Center Stage in Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen February 6
 
Trensch officially steps into the title role of the Tony-winning musical after playing select performances last week.
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Taylor Trensch, recently seen as Barnaby in the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly!, officially takes over the title role of Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen February 6 at the Music Box Theatre.
The actor, who played select performances in the role last week, succeeds Noah Galvin, who took his final bow February 4.

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Trensch's previous Broadway credits include The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Matilda, and Wicked.

On Wednesday and Saturday matinees, the role of Evan is performed by Michael Lee Brown.

Dear Evan Hansen 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 (Masters of Sex), choreography by Danny Mefford (Fun Home), and direction by multiple Tony nominee Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal, If/Then).

Original cast members Laura Dreyfuss, Tony winner Rachel Bay Jones, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Tony nominee Mike Faist, Michael Park, and Will Roland have all extended their contracts and will remain with the musical through May. Kristolyn Lloyd will depart in March.

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In October 2017 original Evan Hansen, Tony winner Ben Platt, teamed up with Galvin and Trensch for a ’70s-inspired music video shot on the streets of New York City. Watch it below.

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