Synopsis by Maggie Sadler
High school senior Evan Hansen (Ben Platt) grapples with intense social anxiety. Hoping to manage his symptoms as his senior year pushes on, Evan writes a personal letter to himself. Yet much to Evan's dismay, he inadvertently misplaces the letter, which gets picked up by a fellow classmate who then commits suicide in response to the letter's contents. Evan must then embark on a cathartic journey to overcome his anxiety and forge genuine connections with his peers before graduation. Directed by Stephen Chbosky. Co-starring Kaitlyn Dever and Julianne Moore.
acceptance, anxiety, musical [play], self-discovery, suicide, teenagers
High Production Values