Ben Platt has been busy fielding celebrity visits over at Broadway's Music Box Theatre: Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Zac Efron, and Tina Fey are just a few of the many celebs who have begged, borrowed, and stolen to get their hands on a pair of tickets to Broadway's newest smash hit. If you're wondering what all of the fuss is about, look no further than the show's charming star Ben Platt. The young actor stopped by TODAY to talk about his role in the new Broadway show Dear Evan Hansen. In the video below, listen to him speak with Matt Lauer and Katie Couric about receiving accolades, social media's role in today's society, and why he's wearing a cast.
After the interview, Ben Platt stuck around to sing two songs from the show. He performed the show's anthem of an opening number, "Waving Through a Window," and then dueted with co-star Laura Dreyfuss on "Only Us." Click here to view those videos directly on the TODAY website.