Ben Platt took home the Tony Award for "Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical" for his performance in the title role of the Broadway premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen, which is currently booking at Broadway's Music Box Theatre through to June 17, 2018.|
Ben originated the role at the world premiere at the Arena Stage in Washington D.C. in the summer of 2015, before reprising the role off-Broadway at Second Stage Theatre in spring 2016 and transferring to Broadway in the fall of 2016.
He made his Broadway debut as Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mormon in January 2014, having previously played the role in Chicago. He also appeared as Dickon in the 25th Anniversary Concert of The Secret Garden at the David Geffen Hall in February 2016.
Ben is also known for his film role as Benji Applebaum in Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2, whilst other screen credits include Ricki and the Flash, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk and Drunk Parents.