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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ brings Pittsburgh audiences to tears

Ben Levi Ross (center) in “Dear Evan Hansen.”

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

Recent popular media has taken a closer look at mental health and mental illness. The 2017 Netflix original series “13 Reasons Why” focuses on the reasons a high school teenager took her own life, while “BoJack Horseman,” another Netflix original show, centers on a celebrity horse that copes with addiction and depression.

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