Hugh Jackman Sets His Final Performance In Broadway’s ‘The Music Man’

TORONTO (AP) — Since he was a highschool scholar, Hugh Jackman wished to play the roguish touring salesman Professor Harold Hill in “The Music Man” on Broadway. He’s fulfilled that dream — however all issues should come to an finish.

On the pink carpet on the Toronto Movie Pageant, Jackman informed The Related Press that the revival will play its final efficiency at the start of the brand new yr,

“Jan. 1 is going to be the last show. So we’ve got another three and a half months. So if you haven’t seen it, please come and see,” Jackman stated after conferring together with his publicist.

Jackman stated he had a blast doing the present, which has double Tony Award winner Sutton Foster enjoying his love curiosity. “I love it. I love the cast. I love everything about the show. The audiences have been incredible and I’m going to be sad,” he stated.

The musical tells the easy story about Harold Hill, a touring con man who in 1912 convinces a small Iowa city into forming a band and promoting them devices till love modifications him. It’s acquired traditional songs like “Seventy-Six Trombones,” “Goodnight My Someone,” “Gary, Indiana” and “Till There Was You.”

The musical revival was delayed a number of occasions as a result of pandemic, lastly opening in February. It has been a field workplace juggernaut, frequently exceeding $3 million per week, even when it acquired little love on the Tony Awards.

Jackman was at Toronto for the world premiere of “The Son,” which is the second a part of the Florian Zeller trilogy of performs tailored for movie. Anthony Hopkins, together with Zeller and Christopher Hampton took house Oscars for “The Father.”