The main way that a two and a half hour musical is turned into a 350 page YA novel is by letting us into Evan’s thoughts. 0000020384 00000 n If you are a trans or gender-nonconforming person considering suicide … 0000052149 00000 n Novels are routinely turned into Broadway musicals, several currently running – Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Once on This Island – but turning a Broadway musical into a novel is…novel. He has severe social anxiety that prevents him from forming friendships at school, talking to the delivery person, and driving a car. 0000159535 00000 n 0000022748 00000 n 5.0 out of 5 stars A must read. How does Connor know I don’t have friends” – and contemplates it for a full paragraph, before he says aloud to Connor “Good Point.” In the musical, we don’t get that paragraph. Chapters 13-16. The book is told mostly from Evan’s point of view, but there are periodic first-person passages from the dead Connor – including, most notably, the eventual revelation that Connor was gay. Here. 0000161507 00000 n 0000162539 00000 n 0000144949 00000 n (Yes, Jared Kleinman, his sort of friend, remains a vivid presence.) News of Connor’s suicide and Evan’s friendship with him soon goes  “viral,” thanks to social media and the Internet. Read More. 0000003812 00000 n DEAR EVAN HANSEN by ... and the last few months of senior year provides an excellent backdrop for this final book about Lara Jean. 0000114914 00000 n The characters ping from event to event with emotions always at the forefront. 0000157525 00000 n Evan is a shy, timid high school senior. Evan has a therapist…. I saw "Dear Evan Hansen" on Broadway last week and the first thing I thought when it was over was: "I want to see it again!" Evan’s lie gets bigger and bigger, and so do the consequences. 0000155414 00000 n Like the word: meh  Meh is basically a shoulder shrug, and that pretty much sums up the reaction I get from society at large….I’d rather think of myself as eh….Like, How about that Evan Hansen, eh?”. This is a novel by Steven Levenson that was adapted from a musical. 0000043425 00000 n 0000161162 00000 n M.E.H. ��]e�$#��4:��pQ�QA�GO� 0000150959 00000 n 0000161585 00000 n 0000063911 00000 n © Copyright Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, the lost sisters, the wicked king, the cruel prince. Dear Evan Hansen Dear Evan Hansen Will Shuttle from D.C. to Off-Broadway’s Second…Just Started Trending @DavidKorins These 2 superstars checking in (bright & early) on load in of @dearevanhansen at #TheMusicBox. h�bbbd`b``Ń3���0 3�D endstream endobj 147 0 obj <>/Metadata 4 0 R/Pages 3 0 R/StructTreeRoot 6 0 R/Type/Catalog/ViewerPreferences<>>> endobj 148 0 obj <>/ExtGState<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC/ImageI]/XObject<>>>/Rotate 0/StructParents 0/TrimBox[0.0 0.0 612.0 792.0]/Type/Page>> endobj 149 0 obj <> endobj 150 0 obj <> endobj 151 0 obj <> endobj 152 0 obj [/Indexed/DeviceCMYK 29 165 0 R] endobj 153 0 obj <>stream Book Club Pick DEAR EVAN HANSEN, TODAY’S GOING TO BE AN AMAZING DAY AND HERE’S WHY . Evan has a therapist who asks him to write letters to himself. 0000011889 00000 n Dear Evan Hansen, an original musical that opened on Broadway two years ago today, now has been novelized, in the aptly off-putting phrase.