brandon marinas tricked into thinking evan hansen was his role in west end musical
The tagline for the musical Dear Evan Hansen 'A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. ' became all too real for Brandon Marinas, who thought he had been offered the dream role of a lifetime in the West End, according to another report by West End Wilma.
After auditioning for the role of Evan Hansen and attending several callbacks for the part, Brandon received a very realistic offer letter which indicated that he had been given the part in the upcoming West End production.
Marinas shared a picture of the letter online in a request to tell his friends and family the uplifting news - which started the significant buzz on social media. He has since learned that the letter was a prank, likely sent by someone who was aware of his multiple auditions for the show.
Brandon has said, "I've learned a lot these past few days, perhaps this can be a lesson to all performers to be more careful about opportunities they get given. This will just drive me harder to get what I dream of."
Dear Evan Hansen will begin previews at the Noël Coward Theatre on 29 October 2019.