Ben Platt and Beanie Feldstein had been every varied’s prom dates.
The Pitch Excellent actor spread out about their excessive school expertise and prom evening at some level of an appearance on The Tonight Express Starring Jimmy Fallon.
“We had been finest visitors in excessive school and we had been prom dates,” Platt started. “My popular part about that now may well maybe be that after I requested her to prom, I despatched her plant life and I wrote a bit card that acknowledged Beanie loves Funny Lady, which for those that manufacture no longer know, she’s going to star in Funny Lady on Broadway this year, which is wild.
“I at all times knew she loved Funny Lady so the cardboard acknowledged, ‘Originate no longer rain on my parade. Please come to prom with me.’ And now she’s Fanny Brice.”
The Dear Evan Hansen star furthermore revealed that the 2 had been “theatre nerds” whereas at school, veritably performing in musicals together, and the Booksmart actress gave him a gift in excessive school that he brought with him when he won the Tony Award for Most effective Actor in a Musical in 2017.
“For my 16th birthday, she gave me minute cufflinks and she gave me a bit unique that I even possess saved that acknowledged, ‘Wear these within the event you lift your first Tony’ and I did. I wore them at Radio City (Music Hall in Original York),” the actor concluded.
Feldstein will be viewed taking part in Fanny Brice, the feature originated by Barbra Streisand, within the Broadway revival of Funny Lady from spring 2022.