May 3, 2019 at 11:46 am EDT | by Mariah Cooper
Tony-winner Platt to play Anthem
Ben Platt, gay news, Washington Blade
Ben Platt plays the Anthem next weekend (Photo by Julian Broad; courtesy Karpel Group)

Tony Award-winning actor Ben Platt performs at the Anthem (901 Wharf St., S.W.) on Saturday, May 11 at 8 p.m. 

Platt earned a Tony for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Evan Hansen in the hit Broadway musical “Dear Evan Hansen.” His other acting credits include the films “Pitch Perfect” and “Pitch Perfect 2” and the musical “The Book of Mormon.” Platt released his debut album “Sing to Me Instead” in March. He publicly came out as gay in the music video “Ease My Mind,” the first single off the album. Tickets range from $50-355. 

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