Hugh Jackman breaks Broadhurst Theatre record with $1.545 Million Gross
Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway broke The Broadhurst Theatre box office record for the sixth time last week with a gross of $1,545,550. The show had most recently broken the Broadhurst’s record the week ending December 4 with a gross of $1,520,929.
Previous members of the Broadhurst’s million dollar club are:
700 Sundays starring Billy Crystal (week ending 5/22/05): $1.061 million
Hamlet starring Jude Law (week ending 12/6/09): $1.000 million
The Merchant of Venice starring Al Pacino (week ending 1/2/11): $1.175 million
Tony Award-winner Hugh Jackman returns to the New York stage for a 10-week engagement in Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). The production runs through January 1, 2012. Accompanied by an 18-piece orchestra, Hugh Jackman performs a personal selection of his favorite musical numbers that reflect on the stage and film star’s remarkable life and career, from The Boy from Oz to Hollywood.
Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway follows recent sold-out runs in San Francisco and Toronto and has received raves from the New York critics:
· “Mr. Jackman is glorious.” – The New York Times
· “A night of perfection!” – New York Observer
· “There’s a new king on Broadway.” – New York Post
· “A song and dance extravaganza.” – USA Today
· “A musical-theater superhero.” – Time Out New York
· “He’s back and he’s dazzling,” – Newsday
· “Jackman brings joy to the stage.” – Washington Post
· “The best 2 hour vacation you’ll ever have!” – WWOR TV/FOX 5
The creative team for Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway includes Warren Carlyle (Direction and Choreography), Patrick Vaccariello (Musical Direction), John Lee Beatty (Scenic Designer), Ken Billington (Lighting Design), William Ivey Long (Costume Designer), John Shivers (Sound Design), and Alexander V. Nichols (Projection and Video Design). Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway is produced by Robert Fox and The Shubert Organization.
For tickets contact www.Telecharge.com, 212 239 6200, or go to the Broadhurst Theatre box office. Tickets start at $68.50, and student tickets are available at every performance.