Dear Evan Hansen,
Have you heard the news? Ben Platt, 29, and Noah Galvin, 28, are engaged! The couple shared the announcement on Instagram Nov. 25.
"He agreed to hang out forever," Ben captioned pictures from the proposal, which took place on a rooftop decorated with flowers and candles at the Laser Wolf restaurant in Brooklyn, New York.
And Noah didn't just say yes. "I said yeehaw," he recalled in his own post, "and then cried for like 7 hours."
Ben popped the question with a Grace Lee ring, which appeared to feature a center diamond surrounded by two emeralds on a gold band.
After seeing their posts, several of Ben and Noah's celebrity pals sent along congratulatory messages. "I AM SO HAPPY AND HAVEN'T STOPPED CRYING," Beanie Feldstein wrote in the comments. Added Lin-Manuel Miranda, "Mazel Mazel!"
As fans may recall, Noah took over the titular role in Dear Evan Hansen after Ben left the Tony Award-winning musical in 2017. They developed a friendship and later formed a romantic connection.
"Ben and I are dating," the Booksmart alum said on a May 2020 episode of the podcast Little Known Facts With Ilana Levine. "I asked him this morning. I was like, 'Are we allowed to talk about this?' And he's like, 'I mean, don't go into our nitty gritty, but yeah, people can know.' It's still relatively new."
According to Ben, he and Noah grew closer during the coronavirus pandemic.
"We've been together for about a year and a half now," the Pitch Perfect actor said on a June 2021 episode of The Kelly Clarkson Show. "We'd been friends for like five years and right before the pandemic we finally decided to, like, really give it a real shot. We'd kind of skated around it for a long time. And then it was like zero to 60. Like, we're living together with my parents in our childhood home and seeing each other all the time. It ended up being a beautiful time."
And it soon became clear that they'd developed an aca-awesome love. "You're the most special gift the universe has ever whipped up," Ben wrote in an Instagram tribute on Noah's birthday in May. "Thank goodness you were born. I love you so much."