July 17, 2017
Just over a month after winning the 2017 Tony Award for Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen has recouped its Broadway investment. The production gained its $9.5 million capitalization in eight and a half months.
Produced by Stacey Mindich and directed by Michael Greif, the show opened officially at Broadway’s Music Box Theatre December 4, 2016. The musical features a Tony-winning score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and a Tony-winning book by Steven Levenson.
The production has played to Standing Room Only capacity since opening, and by taking in a figure floating around $1.3 million each week, it consistently surpasses its potential gross. Read more…