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Ben Platt    

Tony Award-Winning Actor; Best Known for "Pitch Perfect" & Broadway Musicals "Dear Evan Hansen" & "The Book of Mormon"

At 9 years old, Platt played Winthrop Paroo in The Music Man at the Hollywood Bowl alongside Kristin Chenoweth. At 11, he appeared in a brief national tour with Caroline, or Change, originally by Jeanine Tesori and Tony Kushner. At 17, he played Jean Valjean in a youth theatre production of Les Misérables.

Platt played a supporting role in the film Pitch Perfect as magic-obsessed Benji Applebaum. He was subsequently nominated at a Teen Choice Awards in the category "Choice Movie: Male Scene Stealer," for his work.

He has also collaborated on a workshop of Alice by Heart, by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater as a new take on Alice in Wonderland. Other roles include the role of Claude Bukowski in Columbia's musical theatre production of Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical.

Platt played Elder Cunningham in the Chicago production of "The Book of Mormon," the nine-time Tony Award-winning musical. He later reprised his role on Broadway.

Platt originated the role of Evan Hansen in the Tony Award-winning musical "Dear Evan Hansen." He won the Tony Award for "Best Actor in a Musical for his role in 2017.

In 2019 he released his first album, "Sing to Me Instead," and then embarked on his first North American tour.


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