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This edition: Creating "Dear Evan Hansen"





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Episode Details

Original tape date: January 27, 2017.

First aired: August 26, 2017.

The creators of the 2017 Tony Award Best Musical Dear Evan Hansen, Tony Award-winning librettist Steven Levenson, and Academy Award and Tony winning composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul join co-host Susan Haskins and guest co-host Jesse Green of The New York Times around Theater Talk's grand piano to discuss their hit musical and perform "Waving Through A Window," "So Big/So Small," and "You Will Be Found," plus their Oscar-winning song "City of Stars" from the film La La Land.

Guest List

Jesse Green Guest Co-Host; Co-Chief Theater Critic, The New York Times

Steven Levenson Librettist, “Dear Evan Hansen”

Benj Pasek Composer-Lyricist, “Dear Evan Hansen”

Justin Paul Composer-Lyricist, “Dear Evan Hansen”

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