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Ben Platt to Host 2019 Jimmy Awards

This will be the Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner's second time hosting the ceremony.

Ben Platt will host this year's Jimmy Awards.
(© David Gordon)

Ben Platt will host the 11th annual Jimmy Awards ceremony on Monday, June 24, at 7:30pm at the Minskoff Theatre.

This will be his second time hosting the show. He first hosted it in 2017, the same year he won a Tony Award for his performance in Dear Evan Hansen.

Featuring dynamic ensemble and solo performances, the competition will feature 86 high school students from 43 regional programs across America. Nominees will be vying for the Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress. This year, over 1,700 high schools and 100,000 students are participating in the events leading to the Jimmy Awards ceremony.

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