Producer Stacey Mindich announced today that beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7, Dear Evan Hansenwill launch a digital lottery, which will allow users to enter the lottery for a chance to purchase specially-priced tickets to that day’s performance. With a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, a score by Tony® Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and directed by 3-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, Dear Evan Hansen officially opened to rave reviews on December 4.
Users can enter the lottery at www.dearevanhansenlottery.com. Limit 2 tickets per customer, for $40 each. Participants may enter once a day for the desired performance, and up to twice on two-show days, for which entries will be accepted for both matinee and evening performances. The digital lottery will not be available for Saturday matinee or evening performances, and excludes all performances from December 23 – December 30. Standing room only tickets are now also available for purchase for $40 in person at the box office of the Music Box Theater, for sold out performances only.
The Broadway cast of Dear Evan Hansen includes Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Mike Faist, Michael Park, Will Roland and Kristolyn Lloyd, and Michael Lee Brown, Garrett Long, Olivia Puckett, Colton Ryan, and Asa Somers.
Dear Evan Hansen had its world premiere at Arena Stage, Washington D.C. and played a record-breaking New York debut at Off-Broadway’s Second Stage. Last season, the musical won ‘Best Musical’ prizes from the Obie Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awardsand Helen Hayes Awards.
The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Dear Evan Hansen, released on Atlantic Records, is now available for pre-order at all DSPs here: https://atlanti.cr/DearEvanHansen. The full album, which will be recorded this month, will be released on February 3, 2017 digitally and physical CDs will be available on February 24, 2017.