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Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Are Halfway to EGOT After Tony Awards Win for 'Dear Evan Hansen'

Composers Justin Paul and Benj Pasek walk the red carpet together at the 2017 Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 11) in New York City

The guys just won the award for Best Original Score for writing the music and lyrics for the musical Dear Evan Hansen.

Also pictured in the gallery are the nominated featured actors from the show, Rachel Bay Jones and Mike Faist.

Pasek and Paul won an Oscar earlier this year for writing the song “City of Stars” for the movie La La Land. They are now halfway to an EGOT and have a chance at winning a Grammy next year for the Dear Evan Hansen album. The guys are also writing new music for their musical A Christmas Story‘s live production on Fox, which will make them eligible for an Emmy next year as well!

FYI: Benj is wearing Giorgio Armani. Justin is wearing Tom Ford. Rachel is wearing a Christian Siriano dress and Cadar jewels.

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Fox Will Stage Live 'A Christmas Story' Musical

Fox just announced that the network will produce a live production of A Christmas Story: The Musical this holiday season!

The musical version of the classic movie has an original score written by Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who won the Academy Award for Best Original Song this year for their work on La La Land.

The songwriters also have a chance at winning a Tony Award this year for their new musical Dear Evan Hansen. They are set to write new songs for the televised version of A Christmas Story, making them eligible for awards at the 2018 Emmys.

Next year, the duo will have chances at being nominated for and possibly winning Grammys as well, potentially sealing an EGOT in record time!

A Christmas Story: The Musical will air on Fox this December!

Dear Evan Hansen's Ben Platt Once Stole a 'Harry Potter' Book

Ben Platt sits on stage alongside co-star Laura Dreyfuss during SiriusXM’s Town Hall with the original Broadway cast of Dear Evan Hansen on Friday (April 14) in New York City.

They were joined by the rest of the cast – Rachel Bay Jones, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Michael Park, Mike Faist, Kristolyn Lloyd, and Will Roland – as well as the creative team, including Oscar-winning songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

In a new interview with Teen Vogue, Ben was asked to reveal the biggest lie he’s ever told as the Broadway musical is based on a lie that his character tells.

Ben opened up about being at sleep-away camp when the fifth Harry Potter book came out. All the kids’ parents sent them copies of the book, except his didn’t.

“In the middle of the night, I took another kid’s copy from my bunk and wrote my name in it, and put it on my bunk bed,” Ben said. “And then in the morning he just assumed that he lost his and assumed that mine had come in the mail and I completely got away with it. It certainly ate away at me – enough that I can still remember it, but I have never come clean. I don’t even remember his full name. I know it’s also Ben, which is why I thought to take his. So if he’s reading this, I’m really sorry and I hope you got to read the fifth Harry Potter.”

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Zac Efron Wishes Good Luck to 'La La Land' Songwriters Ahead of Golden Globes 2017!

Zac Efron is rooting for La La Land to win big at tomorrow’s Golden Globes!

The 29-year-old actor took to his Twitter to wish La La Land‘s music composers – Benj Pasek and Justin Paul – good luck at the upcoming awards show.

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“Okay! #GoldenGlobes, you can borrow @pasekandpaul but we need them back on Monday. Fingers crossed #LaLaLand #TheHandsomeGuysinthemiddle” Zac tweeted along with the below pic of himself with Benj and Justin – along with close friend Hugh Jackman!

Zac and Hugh recently began filming their new film The Greatest Showman – where Benj and Justin are composing the music for the biographical musical drama film.

La La Land is nominated for seven Golden Globes including Best Musical or Comedy and Best Original Score.

Nicole Kidman & Matt Bomer Mingle with Athletes at Gold Meets Golden Event!

Nicole Kidman hosted a star-studded event during Golden Globes Weekend that brought together the entertainment and sports worlds into one room.

The Golden Globe nominated actress was joined by lots of stars at the Gold Meets Golden event held at Equinox Sports Club on Saturday (January 7) in West Los Angeles.

Also in attendance were Matt Bomer, Aja Naomi King, Armie Hammer, Christian Slater, Cuba Gooding Jr., good friends Rumer Willis and Brian Justin Crum, and La La Land songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

The event was held to celebrate the Golden Globes and also promote Los Angeles’ bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024.

FYI: Matt is wearing Ermenegildo Zegna.

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Emma Stone Says Humor Helps Lighten Her Sensitive Side

Emma Stone appreciates humor for a lot of reasons.

The 28-year-old La La Land actress recently opened up about how it helps her cope with her more sensitive side.

“Humor has always been my great joy because I have this sensitive makeup. I think it helps me to be around people who can make light of situations that I’m taking too seriously,” Emma told Backstage.com. “As I get older, I understand that I’m lucky to be sensitive. For a long time, I think I rejected that part of myself, because it’s painful. But it’s really nice to just admit what you’re going through, because it frees other people up to admit what they’re going through as well.”

Pictured: Emma attends a La La Land luncheon, hosted by Bulleit Bourbon, with the film’s songwriting team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, writer/director Damien Chazelle, composer Justin Hurwitz, and editor Tom Cross at Le Coucou on Sunday (November 27) in New York City.

FYI: Emma is wearing a The Row top and skirt with Jimmy Choo shoes.

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