Just hours after attending the 75th Tony Awards, Hugh Jackman revealed that he has come down with another bout of COVID. In a video shared on his social media profile on Monday afternoon, Jackman revealed that he tested positive for the virus on Monday morning and was temporarily pulled from his lead role in Broadway. music,
Jackman shared in a video, “I just wanted you guys to hear it from me first. This morning I disappointingly tested positive for COVID.” “My incredible standby, Max Clayton, is walking for me. Max and I have been working on this show for over two years and I can tell from being in the room with him, he’s absolutely extraordinary. I’m just Disappointed I won’t get to see her and make her happy, and I will make her happy in my heart. To everyone in the cast musicI hate not being with you, but I’ll be back as soon as possible.”
I have hopelessly tested positive for covid. Again. My standby, the wonderfully talented Max Clayton, will step in for me. Maxi and all the standbys, swings and grasps around the world, you are the true hero of theatre. You give life to the adage that “the show must go on”. pic.twitter.com/GpwtreWqX0
— Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) 13 June 2022
The show’s official Twitter account confirmed the news, saying that Clayton will be playing Harold Hill, beginning Tuesday, June 14. Jackman is expected to return a week later from Wednesday.
“Our brilliant standby, Max Clayton, steps down as Harold Hill from Tuesday, June 14,” the show tweeted. “Hugh Jackman will be back at the Winter Garden Theater on Wednesday, June 22. Max, you better grab your Harold Hill suitcase and get on the next train to River City!”
Jackman tested positive shortly before his run on earlier this year music began.
“Hey, good morning, so I wanted you to hear from me that I tested positive for COVID this morning,” the actor said at the time. “My symptoms are like a cold. I have a sore throat and a slight runny nose, but I am fine and I am going to do everything I can to make it better ASAP and as soon as I Clearly, I’ll be back on stage on my way to River City. So, just wanted you to hear it from me. Please, stay safe, stay healthy, be kind.”
This time around, Jackman did not say what symptoms he was experiencing. He ended his video simply by telling fans that he would be back on the show as soon as possible.
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