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Hugh Jackman returns to Broadway in Jez Butterworth's drama.

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Jez Butterworth’s The River, Starring Hugh Jackman, Extends on Broadway

Jez Butterworth’s The River, Starring Hugh Jackman, Extends on Broadway

Wolverine is remaining on the Great White Way just that little bit longer! The Hugh Jackman-led The River has extended its limited engagement through February 8, 2015; the show had been set to shutter on January 25. The play opened on November 16 at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre.

Directed by Ian Rickson, The River is Jez Butterworth ...

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Opening Night Video! Hugh Jackman is Back on Broadway in Jez Butterworth’s The River

Opening Night Video! Hugh Jackman is Back on Broadway in Jez Butterworth’s The River

Broadway.com goes fishing with Hugh Jackman and all the stars as the Tony winner returns to the Great White Way in The River.

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Photos! Celebrate a Thrilling Opening Night with Hugh Jackman & the Cast of The River

Photos! Celebrate a Thrilling Opening Night with Hugh Jackman & the Cast of The River
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Hugh Jackman and the cast of Jez Butterworth’s haunting drama The River celebrated their official opening night on November 16, 2014. Click for photos from the festivities!

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Hugh Jackman Gets Fishy as Jez Butterworth's The River Opens on Broadway

Hugh Jackman Gets Fishy as Jez Butterworth's The River Opens on Broadway

A remote cabin, some wine and Hugh Jackman? What more could you ask for? The Tony winner and Oscar nominee has returned to Broadway in Jez Butterworth’s The River. The drama officially opens at the Great White Way’s Circle in the Square Theatre on November 16.

To commemorate the play’s big night, Broadway.com resident artist Justin ...

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Cush Jumbo on Her Unusual Name, Her New Buddy Hugh Jackman & Starring in the 'Shocking' Drama The River

Cush Jumbo on Her Unusual Name, Her New Buddy Hugh Jackman & Starring in the 'Shocking' Drama The River

Age: 29

Hometown: London, England

Current Role: A Broadway debut as “The Woman,” who accompanies her new boyfriend (Hugh Jackman) to a remote cabin for night of fly-fishing in Jez Butterworth’s mysterious drama The River.

Stage Cred: A rising star of the British stage, Jumbo won raves as Mark Antony in an all-female Julius Caesar (which transferred to St ...

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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!

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The River's Hugh Jackman is Bleeding for His Art

The River's Hugh Jackman is Bleeding for His Art

Those Wolverine healing powers would definitely come in handy right about now. At the evening performance of The River on November 5, Hugh Jackman cut a finger while gutting a fish on stage, according to The New York Times. This led to the Tony winner visibly bleeding on stage for a majority of the play.

In another fish-related incident, Jackman ...

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After The River, Hugh Jackman Wouldn't Mind Staying at Circle in the Square for Fun Home

After The River, Hugh Jackman Wouldn't Mind Staying at Circle in the Square for Fun Home

Hugh Jackman may have just started preview performances in Jez Butterworth’s The River at the Circle in the Square Theatre, but the Tony winner already has his eyes on another role down the line. Fortunately, this new project wouldn’t even require him to change dressing rooms.

In an interview with The New York Times, the Tony winner revealed ...

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Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Begins Previews in Jez Butterworth’s The River on Broadway

Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Begins Previews in Jez Butterworth’s The River on Broadway

Wolverine is back on the Great White Way! Tony winner and Oscar nominee Hugh Jackman begins performances in Jez Butterworth’s The River on October 31. Opening night is set for November 16 at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre.

Directed by Ian Rickson, The River is Butterworth’s follow-up to the Tony-nominated Jerusalem. The play, which had an ...

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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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