Hugh Jackman tests COVID positive a day after performing at Tony Awards; Details inside

A day after performing on the 2022 Tony Awards, actor Hugh Jackman has examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus for the second time. Following his analysis, the stage and movie star is not going to carry out within the Broadway reveals of “The Music Man” manufacturing.

Jackman, who gave a well being replace to followers and followers on Instagram on Monday night time, mentioned standby actor Max Clayton will carry out the function of Professor Harold Hill alongside Sutton Foster, in all performances of Meredith Willson’s musical comedy from June 14-21.

“I’ve frustratingly examined optimistic for Covid. Again. My standby, the amazingly proficient @maxmclayton will step in for me. What’s most annoying is I do not get to see him carry out! I’ve mentioned it earlier than, and can say it 1,000,000 occasions extra ¬†Maxi and all of the standbys, swings and understudies world wide, you’re the true heroes of theater. You give life to the saying ‘the show should go on’,” the Australian actor, who was nominated for his function in “The Music Man” on the Tonys, wrote in a put up.

Jackman, 53, is absolutely vaccinated with a booster shot. In an announcement to The Hollywood Reporter, producer Kate Horton wished Jackman recovers quickly. “Once once more, standbys and understudies save the day and, on this case, it is Max Clayton to the rescue. We’re excited to see him carry out alongside the fantastic Sutton Foster and we want Hugh a speedy restoration,” Horton mentioned.

Jackman first examined COVID-19 optimistic in December 2021 every week after Foster got here down with the virus, following which he was additionally compelled to cancel performances of “The Music Man”. “The Music Man” is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography from Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle.¬†

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