My bride and I went to the movies last night to see “Dear Evan Hansen.”
The advertisements intrigued me. I did some research…most critics hated it; most fans loved it.
Color me the latter.
Unique. Intriguing. Surprising.
Phenomenally acted; especially by the lead actor (portraying Evan…he also starred in the Broadway musical).
It tackles mental illness.
If you, as a Christian, think (using the term loosely) depression, anxiety etc are always evidences of demonic activity; or if you feel medication is unnecessary for such issues; don’t bother reading (and don’t bother “correcting” me).
It is, I guess, officially a musical. (but, then, so also was one of my favorites – “The Greatest Showman”)
I don’t want to put out any spoilers…
I simply urge you to see it.
I very, very rarely watch a movie twice…
But this one I will…
And if the Broadway show travels to the midwest…I’ll try to see it.
Here’s my favorite song from the movie…yeah, it doesn’t take much to make it work as a “Christian” song: