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Reese Witherspoon Raves Over Ben Platt's Work in 'Dear Evan Hansen'

Reese Witherspoon can now count herself as one of the lucky people to have seen Ben Platt‘s Tony-winning performance in the musical Dear Evan Hansen!

The Oscar and Emmy-winning actress caught a performance on Tuesday (October 3) in New York City.

“Once every few years, I see a performance that makes me contemplate the big issues. Something truly different. @dearevanhansen is that play. The questions it asks… Who are we? Are we all alone? How can we reach one another?” Reese wrote on Instagram.

Ben Platt‘s performance is truly extraordinary… such a catalyst for the change we need right now. To recognize each person as a complex individual that matters. I feel honored to have seen this cast perform. #MustSee,” she added.

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Watch Ben Platt Hit on Eric McCormack in 'Will & Grace' Clip!

Ben Platt is making a guest appearance on Will & Grace this week as a young love interest for Eric McCormack‘s Will and you can watch a clip right here!

In the first look at Ben‘s appearance, his character is seen hitting on Will at a bar.

“I hope this doesn’t weird you out, but I think you’re really hot. You’re like an anchorman,” he says. Will replies, “‘This just in,’ awe.”

We debuted another exclusive clip from the new episode earlier this week, so make sure to check that out too!


Will & Grace – Next: Dating an Anchorman? (Sneak Peek)
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Sean Hayes & Eric McCormack Try Dating Younger Guys in New 'Will & Grace' Exclusive Clip - Watch Now!

Will & Grace returns with another brand new episode this Thursday (October 5), and by the looks of this brand new exclusive clip, it without a doubt will bring the laughs!

The episode is titled “Who’s Your Daddy?,” which makes reference to the large gap in two characters’ ages. Jack (Sean Hayes) and Will (Eric McCormack) try dating younger guys and Jack goes to great lengths to look younger.

Ben Platt guest stars while Grace (Debra Messing) and Karen (Megan Mullally) experience a crisis that reveals Grace’s true feelings about Karen.

This season, co-creators and executive producers Max Mutchnick and David Kohan will raise several important topics that we hope will jumpstart a dialogue. With a jovial touch, the show will highlight such issues as gay conversion therapy, opposing political views, aging, grief and loss.


Next on Will & Grace: Pruning Shear Problems
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Ben Platt as Eric McCormack's Young Love Interest on 'Will & Grace' - First Look Photos!

Ben Platt is guest starring on the upcoming episode of Will & Grace as a young love interest for Eric McCormack‘s character Will and here are the first photos!

The episode is titled “Who’s Your Daddy?” which refers to the large gap in the two characters’ ages.

In one of the pics, Ben is seen holding up a phone which has his real-life best friend Beanie Feldstein on the screen!

Here is the full episode description: Will (McCormack) and Jack (Sean Hayes) try to date younger guys but find it challenging. Grace (Debra Messing) and Karen (Megan Mullally) experience a crisis that reveals Grace’s true feelings about Karen.

Watch Ben‘s appearance on Thursday (October 5) at 9/8c on NBC!

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'Will & Grace' 2017 Guest Stars - Find Out Who Is Appearing on the New Season!

Will & Grace returns on Thursday (September 28), and this season promises to be packed full of stars!

The cameo-heavy show has already seen tons of superstars hanging out with Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally – also known as Will, Grace, Jack and Karen.

Everyone from Madonna to Cher to Britney Spears have turned up on set in past years, so it’s no surprise that the cast is gearing up for another star-studded season!

Click through the slideshow to see all of the stars expected to pop up this season…

Beyonce Sees 'Dear Evan Hansen' & Ben Platt's Tweet Has Celebs Freaking Out!

One of Ben Platt‘s dreams came true – Beyonce just watched him perform in the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen!

The 36-year-old entertainer was in the house for the show’s performance on Thursday night (September 14) in New York City.

Beyonce went backstage to meet the cast after the show and Ben simply captioned a photo of them talking, “It happened.”

Benj Pasek, the show’s Oscar and Tony-winning co-composer, stopped by the show to meet Beyonce and he snapped the pic that Ben posted.

A bunch of Ben‘s celeb friends immediately took to Twitter to respond to the exciting moment. Some of them included his Pitch Perfect 2 co-star Hailee Steinfeld, as well as Mindy Kaling, Tyler Oakley, Kevin McHale, and more.

Click inside to see what more celebs said… More Here! »

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Ben Platt Signs Recording Contract with Atlantic Records!

Ben Platt can be heard on the cast recording for the Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen and in the future, you’ll be able to hear original music of his own!

The 23-year-old actor has signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records and he’ll be creating his own music in the near future.

“I am beyond proud to be joining the Atlantic family, amongst a roster of legendary artists,” Ben said in a statement (via THR). “It has been a longtime dream to create original music; I am so excited to be working on this debut album and even more excited for the day I can share it with the world.”

Ben is also known for his work in the Pitch Perfect movies and he previously appeared on Broadway in The Book of Mormon.