American Idol Tapes “Evan Hansen”Mentor Contestants


Ben PlattIs headed to the magical world of American Idol!

The Dear Evan HansenStar “will be found”E! was a mentor for the Disney Night show. Exclusive news: The episode airs on ABC May 1,

“Disney Night is always a special Idol live show, and we’re so happy to have Ben serve as mentor,”The network agreed. “He will be mentoring the contestants in the happiest place on earth, Disneyland, and we are confident he’ll have tons of great advice for the finalists.”

Platt was the youngest recipient of the Tony Award in 2017 for Best Actor In a Leading Role In a Musical. Dear Evan HansenAt the age of 23, he was a star. He also starred in the film version of the musical in 2021. Other credits in musical theater include The Book of Mormon Caroline, or Change.

His second studio album was released. ReverieIn 2021. 

Platt is no stranger either to Disney. In 2020, he appeared on the ABC special The Disney Family Singalong Volume II  A duet of “A Whole New World”Alongside Idina Menzel.