Ben Platt ’11 receives first Tony Award

Ben Platt ’11 receives first Tony Award

Hitting a milestone in his career, Ben Platt ’11 received his first Tony award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in “Dear Evan Hansen” at the 71st Tony Awards. Platt has starred as the lead in the musical since its debut performance at the Washington Arena Stage in summer 2015. The musical […]

Platt brothers to star in New York musicals

Platt brothers to star in New York musicals

Jonah Platt ’04 will make his Broadway debut Sept. 15 as Fiyero in “Wicked,” and his brother Ben Platt ’11 will perform the titular role in an off-Broadway production of “Dear Evan Hansen.” Jonah will play the male lead, the local prince of Oz and Elphaba’s love interest, in the 12th anniversary of “Wicked,” which […]