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Ben Platt to Play Concert Residency at Refurbished Palace Theatre on Broadway

Ben Platt will play a concert residency at the newly remodeled Palace Theatre on Broadway.

The three-week residency, which runs from May 28 through June 15, will feature selections from Platt’s upcoming album, Honeymind, as well as his prior two albums, Reverie and Sing to Me. Michael Arden, director of Parade on Broadway, which starred Platt, directs the residency.

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This is the first announced event at the Palace Theatre since the Nederlander-owned Broadway house closed in 2018 for remodeling. The theater has been raised 30 feet in the air, to make space for retail on the ground and lower floors, as well as refurbished with a new lobby, marquee and backstage area. The next Broadway show to play the theater has not yet been announced; however, additional events may be announced in the coming months.

“It is far beyond my wildest imagination to play a residency of my own music in a house as storied as the Palace. I feel blessed to be part of the theater community, and to have the opportunity to perform as myself and from my own perspective on a Broadway stage is one of the greatest honors of my life,” Platt said.

He added that his hope for the concert is to “bridge my musical theater roots that I hold so dear with the world of classic Americana songwriting that I’ve fallen so deeply in love with.”

Platt most recently appeared on Broadway in the 2023 revival of Parade, after originating the lead role in Dear Evan Hansen. His filmography includes Pitch Perfect, Theater Camp and the film Merrily We Roll Along, which will be shot over a 20-year period and for which he has already begun filming. He also starred in the Netflix series The Politician.

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