Australian superstar Hugh Jackman has been nominated for a Tony Award for his critically-acclaimed lead function in the smash strike Broadway demonstrate, The Audio Male.
In 2004, Hugh, 53, took property the exact award – Finest Foremost acting – for taking part in the part of Peter Allen in The Boy from Oz.
Going for gold! Australian celebrity Hugh Jackman has been nominated for a Tony Award for his critically-acclaimed direct part in the smash strike Broadway exhibit, The Audio Guy. He is pictured below with co-star Sutton Foster
1st staged in 1957, The Audio Man has been nominated for 6 other Tony Award, including Finest Revival of a musical and Finest Leading Actress for Hugh’s co-star Sutton Foster.
Billy Crystal has also been nominated in Hugh’s category for his acclaimed part in Mr Saturday Night.
Other nominees competing in the group are Myles Frost, in MJ, Jaquel Spivey, in A Odd Loop and Rob McClure, in Mrs Doubtfire.
In the renowned toe-tapping musical, which was made into a movie in 1962, Hugh plays a cheerful, but unscrupulous con guy Harold Hill.
A further gong? In 2004, Hugh, 53, took property the identical award – Finest Main performing – for actively playing the job of Peter Allen in The Boy from Oz
Hill manages to persuade the little town of River City to invest in musical devices they do not know how to participate in. In return the charmer promises to preserve River Metropolis absolutely free of ‘sin’.
Landing the job was a aspiration arrive genuine for the Wolverine star.
Hugh stated he 1st appeared in The Tunes Guy in a significant faculty creation in 1983 even though he was attending Knox Grammar in Sydney.
Rave assessments: The Songs Man and Hugh acquired raves when the curtain initially went up again in February
Even however he was only a member of the chorus, Hugh was little bit by the theatre bug.
‘That was possibly the second when the magic of theatre was born in me,’ he recalled.
The Tunes Man and Hugh received raves when the curtain initial went up back in February.
Respected U.S. trade paper Day by day Selection called hunky Hugh ‘dazzling’ and able of ‘acting up a storm’.
Tickets for the show charge as a great deal as US $240 (AU $345) – some of the most highly-priced seats on Broadway.
Smash strike: Tickets for the clearly show cost as much as US $240 (AU $345) – some of the most pricey seats on Broadway
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