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Presents

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Book by 
STEVEN LEVENSON

Music and Lyrics
BENJ PASEK & JUSTIN PAUL

Dear  Evan Hansen Is presented through special arrangement
with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
www.mtishows.com

Any video and/or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited.

MAHALO SHOW SPONSORS
COOKE FOUNDATION & MĀLAMA MĀNOA

Director 
Rob Duval

Music Director
Jenny Shiroma

Assistant Director
Denise-Aiko Chinen

Stage Manager
Jason Ichiyama

Set Designer
Elyse Takashige

Scenic Artist
Willie Sabel

Sound Designers
Sarah Velasco
Timothy Manamtam

Lighting Designer
Chris Gouveia

Costume Designer
Amber Lehua Baker

Props Designer
Rachel Roth

Hair & Makeup Designer
Lisa Ponce de Leon

Projection Designer
R. Andrew Doan

MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Kat's message

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THE CAST

Evan Hansen.......................................................................Darian Keanu Aquino

Heidi Hansen............................................................Vanessa Manuel-Mazzullo

Zoe Murphy..........................................................................................Ayzhia Tadeo

Connor Murphy.......................................................................Presley A. Wheeler

Jared Kleinman..........................................................................Shane Nishimura

Larry Murphy......................................................................................David Weaver

Cynthia Murphy.................................................................................Susan Hawes

Alana Beck...........................................................................................Jenelle Wong

ENSEMBLE + UNDERSTUDIES

Pono Lundell | Alana Clayson

David Hurley | Jasmine Haley Anderson

ORCHESTRA 

Conductor/Keyboard: Jenny Shiroma | Percussion: Ira Wong

Guitar: Jason Nomura | Guitar: Jake Lui

Bass: Derek Higashi | Violin: Richard Lee

Viola: Chad Uyehara | Cello: Mari Cheng 

The Setting

Bethesda, Maryland

PRODUCTION CREW

Soundboard Operator I | Sarah Velasco & Timothy Manamtam

Backstage Crew/Set | Elena Gordo

Backstage Crew/Set/Props | Cara Sumida

Backstage Crew/Dresser | Valerie Ho

Projection Operator | Royce Okazaki 

Spotlight Operator |

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IABK

KKT

KOA

LCC

MVT

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PT

TAG

UHM

WCC

Army Community Theatre

All the World's a Stage Theatre

Castle Performing Arts Company

Diamond Head Theatre

Hawaii Opera Theatre

Hawaii Pacific University

Hawaii Shakespeare Festival

Hawaii Theatre Center

Honolulu Theatre for Youth

I'm a Bright Kid Foundation

Kumu Kahua Theatre

Koa Onstage Arts

Leeward Community College

Manoa Valley Theatre

Performing Arts Center of Kapolei

Paliku Theatre

The Actors’ Group

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Windward Community College

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SPECIAL THANKS

Jack Arrillaga

Janine Myers

Miguel Cadoy III

Jay Crisler

‘Iolani Students

Kimmerie Jones

Julia Ogilvie

Lori Arai-Shiraishi

‘Iolani Performing Arts Department

James Finamore

Hawai’i Opera Theatre

Adopt-A-Play Parents

Ramona Sayre  ( Coordinator )

George Apter

Chris Bayot

Peter Ehrman

Stacey Katakura

Scott Larimer

Barbara Nickerson

Jeff Portnoy

Bob and Corinne Taylor

VERY SPECIAL THANKS

Kawaiaha'o Church for leasing MVT the beautiful grounds it occupies.

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc for permitting our patrons to park at the Mānoa Marketplace and for support of MVT's education program.

Nathan Sult & Beth Tarter for enhancements to the theatre.

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STAFF

                  Executive Director

      Director of Development 

              Production Manager

                  Technical Director

 Production Stage Manager/

Box Office Manager

Marketing Associate

Costume Supervisor 

Education Coordinator

Bookkeeper and HR

Public Relations Director

House Managers

Evening Box Office

Bar Staff

 

 

 

Playbill

Kip Wilborn

Kathleen Young

Rob Duval

Mira Fey

 

Erich Steinwandt-Gudoy

Julianne Castillo

Amber Lehua Baker

Stephanie Conching

Sheila Rego

Kristin Jackson

Rachel Hadwick

Carey Smith

Jennifer E. Muehle

Thomas Pang

Jaime Brice

Dan Connell

Ray Sonomura

Tnyah Tavorn

Kathleen Young

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chairman of the Board

President

Vice President

Secretary

Treasurer

Jeffrey  S. Portnoy

David Kennedy

Peter Ehrman

Scott D. Larimer

Bob Taylor

George B. Apter

Chris C. Bayot

Norbert M. Buelsing

Hank Chapin III

Randy Diamond

Blenn Fujimoto

Wendy Goodenow

Tom Ishii Jr.

Stacey Katakura

Mary Kubota

William Lindemann

Maleko McDonnell

Matthew Mishina

Amy Monk

Scott Morita

Richard Morris

Karen Mukai
Barbara Nickerson

Ramona Sayre

Jean Trapido-Rosenthal

Alice Tucker

JD Watumull

Dave Wilson

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2022.2023
SEASON SPONSORS

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2023.2024
SEASON SPONSORS

SEASON BENEFACTOR SPONSORS

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SEASON PRESENTER SPONSORS

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The Wilborn Family

in memory of

GERALD WILBORN

SEASON SPONSORS

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MAHALO TO OUR

2023-2024

ANNUAL FUND CONTRIBUTORS

Marquee Circle $5,000+

Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and the Arts

Justine Stamen Arrilalga & John Arrillaga

Stage Manager's Circle $500+

Jane Sugimura

Mary Jo Freshley

Ramona Sayre

Leading Player's Circle $250+

Norb and Jill Buelsing

David McCulloch

Karen Mukai

Julia Muller & Earl Shreckengast

Pat Shine

Supporting Cast $150+

Barbara Nickerson

Contributors $50+

Trudy Drypolcher

Douglas and Christina Meller

Ronald Fitzgerald

Judy Sobin

Anthony Nagatani

Allan Okubo

Sam and Kerry Gridley

Chris & Rudy

John Starr Alexander

Nate and Vickie Fong

Janet Henderson

Carolyn Koehler

Brennan-Woods Ohana

Bernadette Harter

Gary Dell'Abate

Manoa Valley Theatre makes every effort to ensure that all patrons are listed properly and spelled correctly.  If we had made an error, we encourage you to contact the office so that we can correct the listing.

ANNUAL FUND CONTRIBUTORS

Welcome to the ohana!

Terence Knapp Visiting Artists Endowment Fund

MVT LEGACY

DONORS CIRCLE

Mahalo to these donors who have included MVT in their estate planning

Estate of Richard Aadland

Timothy L. Archer

Michael Beard

Roger and Felice Brault

Hank Chapin

Estate of Jim Connors

Richard and Myrna Cundy

Don Flaminio

Victoria Gail-White and John Wythe White

Estate of Gaye Glaser

Estate of Gail M. Hudson

Estate of Dorothy Ireland

Estate of Jerome and Jura Landfield

Estate of Roger Long

Dwight T. Martin

Estate of Elaine Martin

Donald E. Morgan

in Memory of Beverly J. Morgan

Richard S. Morris

Estate of Leon J. Munson

In Honor of Eleanor Fisher Pence

Estate of Martin Pence

Jeffrey S. and Sandi Portnoy

Estate of David M. Reed

Michael and Alberta Rosenberg

Clint Schroeder

Alice and Jerry Tucker

Estate of Angeline Walther

Estate of Herbert Walther

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