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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

Pan will reportedly ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Houdini, Starring Hugh Jackman, May Not Make Broadway Appearance Until 2015-16

Houdini, Starring Hugh Jackman, May Not Make Broadway Appearance Until 2015-16

Now you see it, now you don’t. Tony winner Hugh Jackman previously said on the record that the long-awaited new musical Houdini would premiere on Broadway in 2014, “if all goes well.” Now, the musical has disappeared from next year’s lineup and is aiming to hit the Great White Way in the 2015-16 season, The New York Times ...

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Hugh Jackman Almost Wasn't Wolverine, Bette Midler Used to Be a Real Monster & More Lessons of the Week

Hugh Jackman Almost Wasn't Wolverine, Bette Midler Used to Be a Real Monster & More Lessons of the Week

Another week has come and gone on the Great White Way, and as always, we've scoured the recent crop of headlines to deliver the most important lessons we learned. Before scouring the Black Friday sales circulars, feast your eyes on these valuable tidbits!


A Monsoon Is the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Hugh Jackman
Don't try to ...

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Ouch! Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Has Cancerous Cells Removed from Nose

Ouch! Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Has Cancerous Cells Removed from Nose

Even X-men have to use sunscreen! In a very sincere post to his Instagram account, Broadway hunk Hugh Jackman revealed to his followers that he recently had cancerous cells removed from his nose.

The above photo of his nose in bandages was accompanied by this humbling statement, “Deb [Jackman’s wife] said to get the mark on my nose checked ...

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Joan Rivers Pines for Orlando Bloom, Ricky Martin Wants to Go It Alone and More Lessons of the Week

Joan Rivers Pines for Orlando Bloom, Ricky Martin Wants to Go It Alone and More Lessons of the Week

As the lights come down on another busy week on Broadway, we’ve learned a ton of fascinating lessons from our favorite stars. From Jonathan Groff's HBO sexcapades to Lesli Margherita's poop-topped cookie, check out what we've learned from all the cool (and borderline crazy) stuff that's come our way in the last seven days.


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Hugh Jackman Is ‘Very Interested’ in Geoffrey Rush's Drowsy Chaperone Film (and Not a Wolverine Musical)

Hugh Jackman Is ‘Very Interested’ in Geoffrey Rush's Drowsy Chaperone Film (and Not a Wolverine Musical)

By pure coincidence, Aussie actors Hugh Jackman and Geoffrey Rush were both in the audience at Broadway’s Big Fish on November 13—and if Jackman has his way, the duo could soon be starring together in the forthcoming film adaptation of The Drowsy Chaperone. The Tony winner, who previously said that the film’s script had “just hit my ...

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