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Reacting in Animated GIF to the New Dear Evan Hansen Cast Recording

February 3rd, 2017 by

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Reacting in Animated GIF to the New Dear Evan Hansen Cast...

It’s finally here! The Broadway cast recording of Pasek and Paul’s Dear Evan Hansen. Below, BroadwayBox reacts in animated GIF to hearing each track for the first time.



1. Anybody Have a Map? (Rachel Bay Jones & Jennifer Laura Thompson)

Dear Evan Hansen- Anybody Have a Map? - Rachel Bay Jones & Jennifer Laura Thompson

Yes, what a great way to kick it off. This one is def. going to get a lot of play.

2. Waving Through a Window (Ben Platt)

Dear Evan Hansen- Ben Platt- Waving Through a Window- Viola Davis GIF- Clapping GIF

What is there to say about "Waving Through a Window"?! Clearly you're adding it to every Broadway playlist you have. It's exceptional.

3. For Forever (Ben Platt)

Dear Evan Hansen- Ben Platt- For Forever

This song is so beautiful. So rich with emotion. Already feeling emo three songs in...

4. Sincerely, Me (Ben Platt, Mike Faist, & Will Roland)

Dear Evan Hansen- Ben Platt- Sincerely Me- Mike Faist- Will Roland

Not gonna lie: I LOVE this song. It was the first track I played today when the album came out. I absolutely LIVE for it. I added it to all my fave playlists. These guys slay.

5. Requiem (Laura Dreyfuss, Michael Park & Jennifer Laura Thompson)

Dear Evan Hansen- Requiem- Laura Dreyfuss

So achingly beautiful. Legit got chills at 2:20.

6. If I Could Tell Her (Ben Platt & Laura Dreyfuss)

Dear Evan Hansen- Ben Platt- If I could Tell Her

OMG, this song!! They should perform it more at live events and press. So beautiful.

7. Disappear (Mike Faist, Ben Platt & Company)

Dear Evan Hansen- Ben Platt- Mike Faist- Disappear

Strong message song but you can still move to it.

8. You Will Be Found (Company)

Dear Evan Hansen- Ben Platt- You Will be Found

My gosh, that was a killer. So emotional and just stunning. Jennifer Laura Thompson makes me want to cry throughout this whole recording—she is so full of emotion.

9. To Break in a Glove (Michael Park & Ben Platt)

Dear Evan Hansen- Break in a Glove

The harmonies on this song are really swell.

10. Only Us (Ben Platt & Laura Dreyfuss)

Dear Evan Hansen- Ben Platt- Only Us

11. Good For You (Rachel Bay Jones, Kristolyn Lloyd, Will Roland & Ben Platt)

Dear Evan Hansen- Ben Platt- Good For You

This song would totally have teenage me dancing around my bedroom in a angsty showtune rage.

12. Words Fail (Ben Platt)

Dear Evan Hansen- Ben Platt- Words Fail

This cast recording is delivering all the emotions you're getting at the Music Box. Wow.

13. So Big/So Small (Rachel Bay Jones)

Dear Evan Hansen- Rachel Bay Jones- So Big So Small

I'm dead now, so. That killed me. How unbelievably moving.

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14. Finale (Company)

Worth the Wait GIF

I feel like I've been waiting for recording this since Second Stage, and it was so worth the wait. What a great cast album. It delivers everything you want or expect from the musical.

Experience Dear Evan Hansen live at Broadway's Music Box Theatre.