Ben Platt delivers new music

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Ben Platt delivers new music

There’s a lot to love about Ben Platt, and his new track is a thing of beauty.

Who is Ben Platt?

Early life

Born in 1993, and raised in Los Angeles, Ben Platt began his career as a child.

His first big role was in a production of The Music Man, in a cast that included Kristin Chenoweth.

Pitch Perfect

One of the first roles that you might remember Ben Platt in is the Pitch Perfect films – he played Benji Applebaum.

Dear Evan Hansen

While Platt had appeared in Broadway productions previously – such as hits like Book of Mormon – it was his lead in the musical Dear Evan Hansen that really grabbed everyone’s attention.

It’s a musical that explores teenage mental illness and suicide.

Platt originated the titular role in the musical. After going through a development process, and a number of Off-Broadway runs, it premiered on Broadway in 2016.

He received rave reviews for his performance, and won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical.

The Politician

The Politician – a Ryan Murphy series for Netflix – stars Platt as an ambitious young guy determined to become President.

The Music

The debut album from Ben Platt is Sing To Me Instead.

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