The breathtaking, generation-defining Broadway phenomenon becomes a soaring cinematic happen as Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt reprises his persona as an uneasy, isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and depravity of the social-media age.

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Stephen Chbosky( The Perks of Being A Wallflower, Wonder ), the film is written for the screen by the show’s Tony winner Steven Levenson with music and lyricals by the show’s Oscar( r ), Grammy and Tony-winning songwriting team of Benj Pasek& Justin Paul( La La Land, The Greatest Showman ).

Featuring Grammy winning anthems, including the iconic chant “You Will find information, ” “Waving Through a Window, ” “For Forever” and “Words Fail, ” Dear Evan Hansen performs six-time Oscar( r) nominee Amy Adams, Oscar( r) win Julianne Moore, Kaitlyn Dever( Booksmart ), Amandla Stenberg( The Hate U Give ), Colton Ryan( Apple TV+ ’s Little Voice ), Nik Dodani( Netflix’s Atypical ), DeMarius Copes( Broadway’s Mean Girls) and Danny Pino( NBC’s Law& Order: Special Casualties Measurement ).

Dear Evan Hansen generated by Marc Platt( La La Land, Into the Woods, Mary Poppins Returns) and Adam Siegel( 2 Guns, Drive ), and is manager produced by Michael Bederman, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Universal Pictures will circulate the cinema in all regions.

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