Ben Platt Performances In 'The Politician' Released On New EP


Ben Platt's new show The Politician is now streaming on Netflix. It follows Payton Hobart (Ben Platt) on his journey to become student body president while enduring the trials and tribulations of high school.

Creator Ryan Murphy ensured that the Dear Evan Hansen Tony Award winner would sing in the series. Those performances were compiled into a brand new EP The tracks include:

  • “River”
  • “Unworthy of Your Love” (featuring co-star Zoey Deutch)
  • “Vienna”
  • “Run Away”

The EP is available to stream on most digital platforms; listen to the tracks here.

The Politician stars Gwyneth Paltrow as Payton’s mother alongside Bob Balaban as his father with Zoey Deutch as Infinity Jackson, Jessica Lange as Dusty Jackson, Lucy Boynton as Astrid, David Corenswet as River and fellow Dear Evan Hansen alum Laura Dreyfuss and Theo Germaine as Payton’s campaign managers, McAffee and James. The premiere season also features special appearances by Broadway royalty Judith Light and Bette Midler.

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