PREVIEW: Dear Evan Hansen (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Ben Platt (Pitch Perfect), Amy Adams (Enchanted), Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Kaitlyn Dever (Booksmart), Amandla Stenberg (The Hate U Give), Nik Dodani (Escape Room), Danny Pino (Flicka), Colton Ryan (Uncle Frank), DeMarius Copes (film debut), Liz Kate (Love on the Rocks), Isaac Cole Powell (film debut), Avery Bederman (Flatliners), Gerald Caesar (film debut), Tommy Kane (Richard Jewell), Marvin Leon (Beast Beast), Hadiya Eshé (film debut), Julia Chen Myers (film debut), Mariana Alvarez (The One I Wrote for You), Swift Rice (8 Slices)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), director; Steven Levenson (film debut), writer; Marc Platt (La La Land) and Adam Siegel (Drive), producers; Justin Paul (film debut) and Dan Romer (Luca), composers; Brandon Trost (The Disaster Artist), cinematographer; Anne McCabe (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

High school student Evan Hansen (Platt), who suffers from social anxiety disorder, is unexpectedly connected to fellow student Connor Murphy (Ryan) after he commits suicide, and a therapeutic letter that Evan wrote to himself is found among Connor’s possessions, which his family mistakes as being written by Connor…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The smash-hit stage musical comes to cinemas for a star-studded big-screen event, led by Ben Platt who reprises the title role after his rapturous portrayal in the original production.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 22ND OCTOBER 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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