Noah Galvin & Taylor Trensch to Replace Ben Platt in Dear Evan Hansen

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Variety reported, Ben Platt is exiting Dear Evan Hansen.

Noah Galvin is set to replace him beginning in November 21. He’s set to play Evan until January 28 while Taylor Trensch is supposed to take over afterwards. 

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“Evan is such a complex and rewarding role, and I can’t wait to see Noah and Taylor make it their own,” director Michael Greif said. “Nothing excites me more than working with young talent, and both young men are incredibly skilled and surprising performers.”

While Platt is stepping aside, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Mike Faist, Michael Park, and Will Roland have all extended their contracts to remain in the musical through May 2018. Kristolyn Lloyd will stay through February 2018.

“We’re excited to welcome Noah and Taylor to our Dear Evan Hansen Family and I’m deeply joyful that our other original company members will remain in our show,” producer Stacey Mindich said. “As we embark on casting for the national tour and future productions of the show, it’s thrilling to begin discovering new, exciting talent for this unique role.”

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