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  • Me: I lov-
  • My friends and family: -e the Dear Evan Hansen cast. We KNOW. You love Mike Faist's luscious hair and Kristolyn Lloyd's cleverness. wE UNDERSTAND YOU THINK MICHAEL PARK AND JENNIFER LAURA THOMPSON ARE UNDERRATED ACTORS. RACHEL BAY JONES IS A MUSICAL GENIUS, WE GET IT. THE DEAR EVAN HANSEN CAST IS GREAT. WE KNOW YOU LOVE WILL ROLAND AND HIS ONE LINERS WE FLIPPING KNOW YOU LOVE LAURA DREYFUSS AND HER KINDNESS AND BEN PLATT'S ABILITY TO TAKE ON A CHARRACTER SO WELL. WE GET IT, YOU THINK THE UNDERSTUDIES ARE GREAT AS WELL. THE WRITERS ARE BRILLIANT. YOU LOVE THE DEAR EVAN HANSEN CAST! WE K N O W!
  • Me: I was gonna say I love this cake, but you're right. I love the cast of Dear Evan Hanse-
  • Everyone: *screams*
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“Dear Evan Hansen”

Book by Steven Levenson; Music and Lyrics By Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

Music Box Theatre, 2016

Starring Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Mike Faist, Michael Park, Will Roland, Kristolyn Lloyd, Michael Lee Brown, Garrett Long, Olivia Puckett, Colton Ryan, & Asa Somers

I need some Dear Evan Hansen mutuals!!

Hey, so I just set up this blog and wanna meet some peeps to, you know, / quote songs from our favourite bands, tell jokes no one understands /with!!
Please reblog (and maybe follow??) and I’ll check out your blog (and maybe follow)
Reblog if you post:
*Dear Evan Hansen
* Next to Normal
* Hamilton
* Wicked
* Book of Mormon
* Ben Platt
* Laura Dreyfuss
* Phillipa Soo
* Jasmine Cephas Jones
* Will Roland

ok BUT

the most important lyrics for me in “Disappear” are “if you never get around to doing some remarkable thing, that doesn’t mean you’re not worth remembering” because like the angsty millenial teen that I am I have this big urge to change the world and make things better and I feel like I’m always pressured by my parents and stuff to get amazing grades then get an amazing degree at college and become a freaking doctor and discover the remedy to cure cancer or some shit, or I look around and see these amazing kids my age changing the world and doing incredible stuff and I can’t help but think: should I be doing something? Am I useless? Shouldn’t I be helping the world? And like freaking Alexander Hamilton I have this feeling that I need a great legacy and I need to be remembered, I need to be WORTH to be remembered.

and no one ever tells you that, you know? No one ever tells you ‘hey, it’s alright if you don’t change the world, you’re worth anyway’. Instead there’s all these people telling you how you need to work incredibly hard to make your dreams come true and do something good for which everyone is going to remember you and if you don’t it means you’re a loser and you haven’t succeeded in life.

so thank you, Benj Pasek, for this. because it’s something no one ever talks about; other way ‘round, actually. and it makes me feel better, like I don’t need to rush for doing some, ya know, remarkable things.