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2017
SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 2017
Live at Radio City Musical Hall

Ben Platt — Nominee for Best Leading Actor in a Musical

Show: 
Dear Evan Hansen

Role:
Evan Hansen, a teenager who has always wanted to fit in.

Bio Brief:
Prior to starring in Dear Evan Hansen, Ben Platt made his Broadway debut as Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mormon. On screen, he's best known for playing Benji in the Pitch Perfect films.

Other Honors For This Role:
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Onstage Pair (with Laura Dreyfuss)
—Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance

Tony History:
This is Platt's first Tony nomination.

Other Nominees for Best Leading Actor in a Musical