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Alex Boniello, Shoshana Bean Will Be Special Guests on Dear Evan Hansen Book Tour

Darren Criss, James Corden, and more will moderate discussions with Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Steven Levenson, and more to promote the new novel.

Justin Paul, Steven Levenson, and Benj Pasek will briefly tour through the US to promote Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel.
(© David Gordon)

Starting Monday, October 8, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Steven Levenson, and Val Emmich will embark on a brief tour to promote their new Dear Evan Hansen novel, and special guests and moderators have been announced for its various tour stops.

The tour will kick off at Town Hall on October 8, with Queer Eye's Tan France and Antoni Porowski moderating, and special guests Alex Boniello, Will Roland, Rachel Bay Jones, Barrett Wilbert Weed (Mean Girls), and Mykal Kilgore. The rest of the stops, special guests, and moderators are as follows:

Tuesday, October 9: Washington, DC — St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Featuring Pasek, Paul, and Emmich
Moderator: Ari Shapiro

Wednesday, October 10: Philadelphia — Free Library of Philadelphia
Featuring Pasek, Paul, and Emmich
Moderator: Cynthia Schemmer

Thursday, October 11: Cincinnati — Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Featuring Emmich

Thursday, October 11: Ann Arbor, Michigan — University of Michigan, Rackham Auditorium
Featuring Pasek and Paul
Moderator: Darren Criss
Special guests: Chelsea and Geoff Packard

Friday, October 12: Chicago — Community Christian Church
Featuring Pasek, Paul, and Emmich
Moderator: Kris Vire (Time Out Chicago)
Special guests: Marya Grandy, Alexis J. Roston, and Jessica Fontana

Saturday, October 13: Salt Lake City — Rowland Hall
Featuring Paul and Emmich
Moderator: TBD

Sunday, October 14: Seattle — University Temple, United Methodist Church
Featuring Pasek, Paul, and Emmich
Moderator: Nicole Brodeur
Special guests: Sarah Rose Davis and Kendra Kassebaum

Monday, October 15: San Francisco — Mystic Theatre & Music Hall
Featuring Pasek, Paul, and Emmich
Moderator: Judy Campbell

Tuesday, October 16: Los Angeles — Barnes & Noble - The Grove
Featuring Pasek, Paul, Levenson, and Emmich
Moderator: James Corden
Special guest: Shosana Bean

For more information, click here. The novel will be released on Tuesday, October 9.

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