Playbill: 200 NYC High School Students Will Participate in Dear Evan Hansen’s ART2ART Program in 2018–2019 Season


Dear Evan Hansen will continue its partnership with ArtsConnection, NYC’s leading arts-in-education organization, for a second year, due to the funding of producer and owner of San Francisco’s Curran Theatre, Carole Shorenstein Hays.

The ongoing initiative, named ART2ART: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, has brought hundreds of NYC public high school students to see the Tony-winning musical.

Before attending a performance at the Music Box Theatre, students participate in a workshop held by representatives from the cast and creative team, during which they explore the themes within the show. Following the performance, students express their response to the show by creating original works of visual art. Upon completion, the students join the Dear Evan Hansen company for a celebration at Sardi’s, where their art is on display for the occasion. Continue reading…

Photo by: Matthew Murphy