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Ben Platt won a Tony award in 2017 for his starring role in Dear Evan Hansen. Now he's starring in a new film adaptation of the musical. Brian Ach/Invision/AP hide caption

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'Dear Evan Hansen' Actor Ben Platt Escapes From Anxiety By Being In The Spotlight

Platt frequently worries about the past and what's to come, but there's one place where his anxiety tends to subside. "Being on stage, for me, is kind of the antidote to that," he says.

Ben Platt won a Tony award in 2017 for his starring role in Dear Evan Hansen. Now he's starring in a new film adaptation of the musical. Brian Ach/Invision/AP hide caption

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'Dear Evan Hansen' Actor Ben Platt Escapes From Anxiety By Being In The Spotlight

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