'Ben Platt Live From Radio City Music Hall': Release date, synopsis, videos and all you need to know about the show

Backed by a full band and a ready wit, the Broadway star will be televising an intimate concert from New York that features tracks from his debut album 'Sing to Me Instead'


                            'Ben Platt Live From Radio City Music Hall': Release date, synopsis, videos and all you need to know about the show
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If you're a fan of the talented actor & singer Ben Platt, then you're in for a special treat later this month. He already stars in a Netflix show called 'The Politician', and Platt will soon have another show airing on the streaming platform in May. This time it will showcase his tremendous musical ability in the form of a live concert recorded at Radio City Music Hall last year. Ever since his breakout role came via the Broadway play 'Dear Evan Hansen', the Emmy, Grammy, and Tony award-winning star's rise has been nothing short of compelling.

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He released his debut album 'Sing to Me Instead' to great acclaim in March 2019, and completed a sold-out tour across the United States, including appearances at the famed Dolby Theater, Beacon Theater, and even the Hammersmith Eventim Apollo in London. This new Netflix special will document the final stop on Platt's debut tour, featuring his sold-out show at Radio City Music Hall in New York on Sept 29, 2019.

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"Live performance has always been my greatest love, it’s where I feel like the truest version of myself," Ben Platt admitted. "I cannot wait to share my music and my stories at this iconic venue in my favorite city, and I’m thrilled that this special moment will be immortalized for a wider audience. I’m so incredibly grateful to continue working with the Netflix family."

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The production company Fullwell 73 Productions also revealed, "Ben Platt is such an incredible performer and artist. We feel very honored to be part of this special show." 

Poster for Ben Platt Live From Radio City Music Hall (Netflix)

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Here is everything you need to know about 'Ben Platt Live From Radio City Music Hall' 

Release date 

'Ben Platt Live From Radio City Music Hall' will be available on Netflix from May 20, 2020, with a run time of 1 hour 25 minutes. 

Synopsis

The September 29 concert at Radio City Music Hall is the last stop & fitting culmination to a spectacular sold-out tour that Ben Platt embarked on in support of his debut solo album in 2019. Backed by a full band and a ready wit, Ben Platt's intimate concert will feature tracks from his first album, 'Sing to Me Instead' including his recent single 'Rain', as well as a few cover versions of popular tunes. 

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Creators

Ben Winston's Fulwell73 Productions will be helming this production and live show creator-director Lee Lodge will be the executive producer on this feature.

Videos

Here's a video tour recap courtesy of Ben Platt that should get you pumped up for the upcoming concert:


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Ben Platt also posted this on Twitter regarding the upcoming Netflix special: "In September I had one of the most wonderful nights of my life. Now I get to share it with everyone on May 20th thanks to @Netflix. Can’t wait to bring some music & laughter and hopefully help you forget your worries for a moment."

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