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Intimate, wrenching ‘Evan Hansen’ takes top honors at Tonys

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An intimate, heart-wrenching musical about loneliness, teen angst and suicide in the age of hyperconnectivity capped its unlikely journey to Broadway smash by winning top honors at the Tonys. “Dear Evan Hansen,” starring 23-year-old Ben Platt in a breakout — and knockout — performance, took six awards Sunday evening at Radio City Music Hall, including best musical and best actor for Platt. It also won best score for its young composers, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, already Oscar winners for the movie “La La Land.”