NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Described by the Los Angeles Times as a “cultural phenomenon,” “Dear Evan Hansen” makes its Nashville debut Sept. 10-15 at Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall. In advance of the one-week engagement, the production announced earlier this week that it will host a digital ticket lottery through Lucky Seat, offering fans the chance to purchase a limited number of $25 tickets per performance. Lucky Seat will begin accepting entries 48 hours prior to the first performance at TPAC in Nashville and will be accepted until 9 a.m. CT the day before the performance.
Fans who have been selected will be notified daily via email and can then purchase up to two (2) tickets at $25 each. The ticket lottery will continue on a rolling basis for every performance in the engagement. All entrants are encouraged to follow “Dear Evan Hansen” on Instagram (@dearevanhansen), Twitter (@dearevanhansen) and Facebook (@DearEvanHansen) for additional lottery news and information.
Entrants must be 18 years or older. A valid, non-expired photo ID that matches the name used to enter is required for pickup. Seat locations awarded by the lottery are subject to availability. Additional lottery requirements can be found at www.luckyseat.com/dearevanhansen.
“Dear Evan Hansen” features a book by Tony Award winner Steven Levenson, a score by Grammy®, Tony® and Academy Award® winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“La La Land,” “The Greatest Showman”), and direction by four-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (“Rent,” “Next to Normal”).
Declared “One of the most remarkable shows in musical theatre history” by Peter Marks of the Washington Post, “Dear Evan Hansen” opened at the Music Box Theatre to rave reviews on Dec. 4, 2016.
There, it has broken all box office records and struck a chord with audiences and critics alike, including New York Times critic Jesse Green, who, in his May 2019 re-review of the show, declared it “more and more ingenious with each viewing. It is more hopeful than ever.”
In addition to winning six 2017 Tony awards and a 2018 Grammy Award, “Dear Evan Hansen” has won numerous other awards, including the 2017 Drama League Award for Outstanding Musical Production and for the off-Broadway production, two Obie Awards, a Drama Desk Award, and two Outer Critics Circle Awards and two Helen Hayes Awards. “Dear Evan Hansen” is also the winner of the Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards three years running and was just proclaimed the Best Long-Running Show and the Best Touring Production in the 2019 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards.
The show produced by Stacey Mindich features scenic design by David Korins, projection design by Peter Nigrini, costume design by Emily Rebholz, lighting design by Japhy Weideman, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, and hair design by David Brian Brown. Music supervision, orchestrations and additional arrangements are by Alex Lacamoire. Ben Cohn is the Associate Music Supervisor. Vocal arrangements and additional arrangements are by Justin Paul. Danny Mefford is the choreographer. Casting by Tara Rubin Casting/Xavier Rubiano. Sash Bischoff, Adam Quinn and Danny Sharron are the Associate Directors. Judith Schoenfeld is the Production Supervisor. U.S. General Management 101 Productions.
“Dear Evan Hansen” is the first production featured in the 2019-20 HCA Healthcare / TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC season. (Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice.) The Broadway season is supported by the HCA Foundation on behalf of HCA and the TriStar Family of Hospitals, and NewsChannel 5 is the media sponsor. Institutional sponsors for TPAC include Nissan North America and Coca-Cola. TPAC is funded in part by support from the Tennessee Arts Commission and the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission.
TPAC is an accessible facility that provides a variety of services including wheelchair accommodations, accessible parking, and assistive listening devices. Open captioning, American Sign Language, audio description, and large print and Braille programs are offered at the Sunday matinee performance of each Broadway series and Broadway special engagement. For more information about accessible services, contact [email protected] or 615-782-6577.
“Dear Evan Hansen” runs Sept. 10-15 in TPAC’s Jackson Hall (505 Deaderick St.) For tickets go to TPAC.org or phone (615) 782-4040. TPAC reminds ticket buyers that the only official place to buy tickets online is TPAC.org.