Connecticut and Kentucky couldn't have met in last year's championship and few people gave them a chance to be in this year's. But they are.
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Some musicals make it easy to fall in love at first hearing. Listen to “My Fair Lady” or “Carousel” or “Les Miz” with plot synopses in hand, and you’ll be swept away by lush, buoyant melodies. But some encourage you to fall in love at first sight, and “Dear Evan Hansen” is one of those.