Jessica Phillips to Tour Again as Part of Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen

2nd December 2019 | Category: Theater

Stage veteran Jessica Phillips joined the company of the Tony-winning Broadway production of “Dear Evan Hansen,” at the Music Box Theatre on November 26th.

Phillips has replaced Lisa Brescia in her role as Heidi Hansen and will repeat her national touring performance on the upcoming tour. The Broadway alum will begin performances in December 2019.

Jessica Phillips is best known for her role as Sheriff Marla in Alan Menken’s “Leap Of Faith”. She has also appeared on Broadway as Marion in “Priscilla”, as well as “Queen of the Desert”, “Next To Normal” (OBC), “Jesus Christ Superstar”, and “The Scarlet Pimpernel”.

Between 2013 and 2016, Phillips played attorney Pippa Cox in “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” on NBC and was nominated for Emmy Awards in the category of the Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series. Her other TV appearances include television series “Unforgettable”, “Royal Pains”, and “Elementary”.

In addition to Phillips, Dear Evan Hansen production will welcome more new company members from the show’s first national tour.  This includes Tony nominee Christiane Noll, who will play Cynthia Murphy, Jared Goldsmith as Jared Kleinman, and Phoebe Koyabe as Alana Beck.

Dear Evan Hansen, directed by Michael Greif, is the winner of 6 TONY Awards, including Best Musical and critically acclaimed as “One of the most remarkable shows in musical theatre history.” It features a music and lyrics by Academy Award, and Tony & Grammy Award-winning composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

When asked why the people should come see “Dear Evan Hansen” on tour, Jessica Phillips said:

“This group is so very special, the performances so incredibly potent, the magic inside the relationships so palpable. Even if you’ve seen the show before, you haven’t taken the ride with us and we’re so proud to bring it to your city!”

So, take it from her, and check out the show in your city. Tickets for all the upcoming performances can be purchased here.

Dear Evan Hansen

Show Date and Time: December 3rd, 2019 – April 11th, 2020

Show Location: Music Box Theatre, New York, NY – Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts, Greensboro, NC

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