Ben Platt of 'The Book of Mormon' goes solo at 54 Below

Ben Platt of 'The Book of Mormon' goes solo at 54 Below

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Ben Platt appeared on Good Day NY, Aug. 14, 2014. Ben Platt appeared on Good Day NY, Aug. 14, 2014.
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Actor Ben Platt stars on Broadway in The Book of Mormon. Despite his demanding schedule, he's got two big gigs coming up including a starring role in the new movie Pitch Perfect 2 and an appearance at 54 Below.

“The Book of Mormon was really awesome about letting me go and film the sequel (Pitch Perfect.) I only had to go for about a month and then I came right back to the show,” said Platt.

The musical is about a pair of mismatched Mormon missionaries. Platt plays the awkward social outcast sent to Uganda with the ideal Mormon missionary.

When he's not on stage eight times a week, Platt has been preparing for his solo act coming up at the supper club 54 Below.

“I'm going to take advantage of my one night off (Monday.) It's a refreshing change of pace,” said Platt.

Catch him in action on Aug. 18, Aug. 25, Sept. 1.

For more information, visit 54Below.com

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