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EXCLUSIVE: The Writing Process of Dear Evan Hansen Songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

The Tony-nominated pair gives audiences insight into what it takes to create a character-defining song. logo

TheaterMania has been taking a trip behind-the-scenes at the new musical Dear Evan Hansen, written by Steven Levenson and Tony nominees Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, currently running at Arena Stage in Washington D.C. In this final installment of the three-video series, Pasek and Paul give us an unprecedented look at their writing process, and how they came up with the inspiration for the character-defining song "Waving Through a Window."