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Photos! Take a Dip in The River with Hugh Jackman, Cush Jumbo & Laura Donnelly

Photos! Take a Dip in The River with Hugh Jackman, Cush Jumbo & Laura Donnelly
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Click for photos from Jez Butterworth's The River, starring Hugh Jackman, Cush Jumbo and Laura Donnelly. The new Broadway production opens November 16, 2014 at Circle in the Square Theatre!

Video! Hugh Jackman on Why the Chilling New Play The River Will Give You Goosebumps

Video! Hugh Jackman on Why the Chilling New Play The River Will Give You Goosebumps

What makes Jez Butterworth’s new drama The River so eerie? Find out from headliners Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, then see them in the new production beginning October 31 at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre.

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Photos! Meet Hugh Jackman & the Cast of the Chilling New Drama The River

Photos! Meet Hugh Jackman & the Cast of the Chilling New Drama The River
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Jez Butterworth’s spine-tingling new drama The River is rushing to Broadway, starring Tony winner Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo. The cast, Butterworth and director Ian Rickson assembled for company photos at their New York City rehearsal space on October 14. Click for photos, then see them in The River beginning October 31 at Circle in the Square.

Hugh Jackman, Cush Jumbo & Laura Donnelly Rehearse For The River By...Fly Fishing?!

Hugh Jackman, Cush Jumbo & Laura Donnelly Rehearse For The River By...Fly Fishing?!

The River is rushing to Broadway, and to prepare for their roles in the new play by Jez Butterworth, stars Hugh Jackman, Cush Jumbo and Laura Donnelly went on a field trip on October 1—to a real river to go fly fishing. Wow, these guys are really taking rehearsal to the next level! Directed by Ian Rickson, the three-hander tells ...

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Watch Hugh Jackman Talk Sleeping During The River, Joan Rivers & More

Watch Hugh Jackman Talk Sleeping During The River, Joan Rivers & More

Hugh Jackman is set to return to the Great White Way beginning October 31 in The River, and in anticipation of his Broadway bow at the Circle in the Square Theatre, the Tony winner stopped by The Tonight Show to chat with Jimmy Fallon about his first visit to the intimate venue: to see Al Pacino in Hughie some 18 ...

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Zumba, Fly Fishing & Shaving Habits: Six Things We Learned About The River Star Hugh Jackman Today

Zumba, Fly Fishing & Shaving Habits: Six Things We Learned About The River Star Hugh Jackman Today

We’re a day late (once again) on #ManCrushMonday, but yesterday was a holiday, so we at least have an excuse. This week, we’re (respectfully) ogling stage and screen fave Hugh Jackman. The Tony and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner returns to the Great White Way this fall in Jez Butterworth’s The River at the Circle in the Square Theatre ...

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Tickets Now Available to See Hugh Jackman in The River On Broadway

Tickets Now Available to See Hugh Jackman in The River On Broadway

In case you still haven’t had enough of Hugh Jackman after his Tony turn, now’s your chance to see him in his return to the Great White Way! Tickets are now on sale for Jez Butterworth’s The River, starring the Tony winner and Oscar nominee. Performances begin on October 31 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. Opening night is ...

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Flashback Friday! A GIF History of Hugh Jackman's Best, Funniest & Most Swoon-Worthy Tony Awards Moments

Flashback Friday! A GIF History of Hugh Jackman's Best, Funniest & Most Swoon-Worthy Tony Awards Moments

If there’s one thing we know about the Tonys (and not to toot our own horn, but we know a fair amount) it’s this: When the ceremony includes Hugh Jackman, the evening is bound to be a success. And this year, we're in luck—the stage and screen hunk, who always looks great in black tie attire, is returning to Radio ...

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Watch Tony Host Hugh Jackman Tease Broadway's Biggest Night Where 'You Never Know Who's Going to Show'

Watch Tony Host Hugh Jackman Tease Broadway's Biggest Night Where 'You Never Know Who's Going to Show'

Hugh Jackman, in the midst of last minute rehearsals for the Tonys, stopped by The Late Show to discuss his return to Radio City Music Hall as the host of Broadway’s biggest night. “I really love it,” the Tony winner told host David Letterman, teasing, “you never know who’s going to show.” We have at least some idea ...

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Anne Hathaway and Barbra Streisand May Join Geoffrey Rush & Hugh Jackman in The Drowsy Chaperone Movie

Anne Hathaway and Barbra Streisand May Join Geoffrey Rush & Hugh Jackman in The Drowsy Chaperone Movie

These latest rumors are just increasing our excitement about the prospect of a movie adaptation of The Drowsy Chaperone. First we heard that Tony and Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush was on board, then that Tony winner Hugh Jackman was “very interested in it,” and now director Fred Schepisi has revealed that both Les Miz Oscar winner Anne Hathaway and ...

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Hot Shot! Tony Host Hugh Jackman Gets Rocked By Hedwig’s Neil Patrick Harris & Lena Hall

Hot Shot! Tony Host Hugh Jackman Gets Rocked By Hedwig’s Neil Patrick Harris & Lena Hall
There’s only two weeks until Broadway’s biggest night of the year, the 2014 Tony Awards! But before host Hugh Jackman takes the stage on June 8, he paid a visit to a guy who knows a thing or two about the gig—four-time Tony host Neil Patrick Harris! The Emmy winner, who is currently starring in Hedwig and the Angry Inch ... Read More...

Odds & Ends: See Inside Sutton Foster's House, Hugh Jackman Teases the Tonys & More!

Odds & Ends: See Inside Sutton Foster's House, Hugh Jackman Teases the Tonys & More!

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

See Inside Sutton Foster's House!
Violet Tony nominee Sutton Foster has opened the doors of her getaway cottage on Greenwood Lake to the Wall Street Journal. Her big worry about spending time at the idyllic spot? “I'm afraid a bear is going to open the front door, come upstairs ...

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Watch Tony Awards Host Hugh Jackman Break Out the Tap Shoes & Rehearse for This Year's Ceremony!

Watch Tony Awards Host Hugh Jackman Break Out the Tap Shoes & Rehearse for This Year's Ceremony!

Hugh Jackman is heading back to Radio City Music Hall to host the Tony Awards for the fourth time on June 8. From the looks of it, the Tony winner and Oscar nominee will be dancing up a storm that Sunday. The Wolverine star ditched his claws for some sensible tap shoes and shared on Instagram a quick peek at ...

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Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Undergoes Second Surgery to Remove Basal Cell Carcinoma

Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Undergoes Second Surgery to Remove Basal Cell Carcinoma

Oh no! It should be a time of celebration for Tony winner Hugh Jackman, who is currently prepping to host the Tonys and was just announced to star in the new Broadway production of The River beginning November 16. Instead, he spent the day at the doctor’s office on May 8, where he had a second procedure to remove cancerous ...

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The River, Starring Tony Winner Hugh Jackman, Will Play Broadway in Fall 2014

The River, Starring Tony Winner Hugh Jackman, Will Play Broadway in Fall 2014

He's prepping to host the Tonys, but that's just the beginning of Hugh Jackman's return to the New York stage! Dates have now been announced for the previously reported Broadway production of Jez Butterworth's The River, starring the Tony winner and Oscar nominee. The play will run for a limited engagement from October 31 through January 25 at the ...

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Odds & Ends: Anna Kendrick Finds Mr. Right, Tori Amos' Broadway Hopes for The Light Princess & More!

Odds & Ends: Anna Kendrick Finds Mr. Right, Tori Amos' Broadway Hopes for The Light Princess & More!

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Tony Nominee Anna Kendrick Finds Her Mr. Right
Broadway alums Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell are joining forces in Mr. Right. According to Deadline, the movie will be directed by Paco Cabezas from a script by Max Landis. Kendrick will play an unlucky in love woman who finally thinks ...

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Tony Time! Jonathan Groff and Lucy Liu Team Up at Tony Nominee Announcement

Tony Time! Jonathan Groff and Lucy Liu Team Up at Tony Nominee Announcement

Big excitement on the Great White Way on April 29! Jonathan Groff and Lucy Liu revealed the nominations for the 68th annual Tony Awards at the Paramount Hotel’s Diamond Horseshoe, with Tony host Hugh Jackman also popping up to remind us to watch the telecast live on CBS on June 8. As if we needed a reminder! Check out this ...

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Hugh Jackman (Sorta) Sings ‘Let It Go’ in Frozen Alternate Ending!

Hugh Jackman (Sorta) Sings ‘Let It Go’ in Frozen Alternate Ending!

What would happen if Elsa’s parents had dealt with her icy powers a bit more rationally? Take a look at this cute video to see how some people think the Disney mega-hit Frozen should have ended. Spoiler alert: Elsa ends up attending a certain fictional school for gifted individuals that a Hugh Jackman character might frequent. As it turns out ...

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Stephen Schwartz: Houdini's on Hold But the Wicked Movie's in the Works

Stephen Schwartz: Houdini's on Hold But the Wicked Movie's in the Works

Pippin and Wicked legend Stephen Schwartz has confirmed that the Houdini musical may be on hold but that the Wicked movie is in the works. Really. He told Vulture.com about the silver screen adapation of Elphaba and friends: “We're starting to do some work on it. We've actually started gearing up on it a little bit.”

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Who is He? He’s Wolverine! Watch Hugh Jackman Sing from Wolverine: The Musical

Who is He? He’s Wolverine! Watch Hugh Jackman Sing from Wolverine: The Musical

No, it’s not a real thing just yet. No stranger to singing live, Tony winner Hugh Jackman stopped by BBC Radio 1’s The Matt Edmondson Show, and was somehow convinced to perform the next best thing: a Les Miserables tune as the clawed mutant (or, rather, the Aussie behind the mutant). The Oscar nominee can’t seem to catch a break ...

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See Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Explain Why He Can't Use Broadway as an Excuse to Sleep In

See Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Explain Why He Can't Use Broadway as an Excuse to Sleep In

Tony winner and Oscar nominee Hugh Jackman is literally the busiest person ever. In the last five years, he starred in 10 films, including the adaptation of Les Misérables, and two Broadway shows: Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway and A Steady Rain. He's a showbiz superhero. As we previously reported, Jackman is headed back to the Great White Way next ...

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Hugh Jackman Is Heading Back to the Great White Way in The River

Hugh Jackman Is Heading Back to the Great White Way in The River

Tony winner Hugh Jackman is coming back to Broadway in 2015! Although he recently dropped out of the new musical Houdini, he is now set to start in a play, Jez Butterworth's The River, according to The New York Post.

Jackman confirmed the story on his Instagram account, saying: "What you read in the NY Post is true. Not sure ...

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Yo Ho! Hugh Jackman in Talks to Play Blackbeard in Pan Film

Yo Ho! Hugh Jackman in Talks to Play Blackbeard in Pan Film

Tony winner Hugh Jackman may be headed to the big screen as lead villain Blackbeard in Pan, according to Variety. Jackman is in negotiations to join the forthcoming Peter Pan origin film, which has a script by stage actor (Speech and Debate) turned screenwriter (Ice Age: Continental Drift) Jason Fuchs. Joe Wright (Anna Karenina, Atonement) will direct.

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Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Want to See Beauty and the Beast Live on TV in 2014

Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Want to See Beauty and the Beast Live on TV in 2014

Attention all Carrie Underwood haters—if you haven’t heard, the American Idol winner's stint in The Sound of Music was a hit! The live broadcast was such a success in the ratings, NBC aired the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic for a special encore performance this weekend, booting tried-and-true holiday classic It’s a Wonderful Life out of their lineup. The network is ...

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Hugh Jackman Gets Presidential, Ed Harris Says 'Bye Y'all' & Paul Nolan Is One of the Guys in This Week's Datebook

Hugh Jackman Gets Presidential, Ed Harris Says 'Bye Y'all' & Paul Nolan Is One of the Guys in This Week's Datebook

Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the theater district... so much was going on! That's right, this week a slew of Broadway vets get together for various holiday benefits and cabarets, Hugh Jackman hosts Christmas in Washington for the Obamas and Paul Nolan strums his way into Once. Make sure those presents are wrapped early, because you won't ...

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