Pasek and Paul bring the music of Dear Evan Hansen into the q studio

Songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul drop by the q studio to perform at Glenn Gould's practice piano and break down what goes into their award-winning songs.

Back in February, we spoke to acclaimed songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul about their hit musical Dear Evan Hansen, which had its international premiere in Toronto. Today, Pasek and Paul join Tom Power live in the q studio to perform some songs from the show at Glenn Gould's practice piano.

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul sit at Glenn Gould's practice piano in the q studio in Toronto, Ont. (Vivian Rashotte/CBC)

Dear Evan Hansen started on Broadway and won six Tony awards. It's playing in Toronto now until the end of June.

Click 'listen' near the top of this page to hear the full conversation and performance.

Produced by Ben Edwards and Frank Lockyer Palmer

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