Hugh Jackman isn’t leaving River Metropolis simply but.
“The Music Man” is extending its Broadway run and can now play its “positively remaining efficiency” on Jan. 15, 2023. The hit musical was set to finish its run on Jan. 1, however producers extended its remaining curtain name because of in style demand.
The revival, which stars Jackman as Professor Harold Hill and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo, can have performed 374 common and 46 preview performances by the point it takes its remaining bow. After a number of COVID-related delays, “The Music Man” started preview performances in 2021 and formally opened in early 2022.
“The starvation of audiences for our present continues unabated. We’re grateful to Hugh and Sutton and our whole wonderful firm for agreeing so as to add these extra 16 performances,” says producer Kate Horton. “The enjoyment they carry to audiences evening after evening is unbelievable to witness and we all know this ‘The Music Man’ can be remembered lengthy after the ultimate curtain comes down. If we might go on endlessly, we might.”
Tony winner Jerry Zaks directed “The Music Man,” a brand new model of Meredith Wilson’s traditional musical a couple of con man’s try to drag a quick one on a naive midwestern city. The manufacturing generated blended evaluations, however it grew to become an enormous hit with audiences. Throughout its run on the Winter Backyard Theatre, ticket gross sales broke field workplace information a complete of 48 instances.
“The Music Man” producers Barry Diller, David Geffen and Horton additionally labored to make the worth of admission inexpensive to the plenty by providing 10,000 tickets priced at $20 to New York Metropolis college students, their households and their academics.