Hugh Jackman, who is at the moment starring in “The Music Guy” on Broadway, has experienced to bow out once all over again right after a second bout of COVID-19.
A day after executing at the Tony Awards, Jackman told his enthusiasts he experienced “frustratingly” examined favourable for the virus for a second time, once yet again forcing him to lean on his understudy Max Clayton so that the “display can go on.”
“Max and I have been functioning with each other on this show for around two years, and I can tell you … he is totally extraordinary,” Jackman advised his followers on Instagram. “So I am just disappointed that I will never get to see him and cheer him on.”
The Tony winner extra, “But I will be cheering you on in my heart, Max, and to everybody, my whole forged of ‘The Audio Guy,’ I dislike not remaining there, but I will be again as quickly as I can.”
Jackman also observed that even though Broadway continues to deal with COVID-19, it is brought to light-weight the worth of understudies like Clayton.
“I have said it in advance of, and will say it a million instances much more … Maxi and all the standbys, swings and understudies close to the globe, you are the legitimate heroes of theater,” he wrote. “You give existence to the stating ‘the exhibit ought to go on.'”
Jackman will skip performances starting Tuesday and will return to the Wintertime Garden Theatre on June 22, according to “The Audio Male” Twitter account.
To the understudy, the concept extra, “Max, you greater seize your Harold Hill suitcase and get on the upcoming practice to River Town!”
In December 2021, Jackman, then subsequently his co-star Sutton Foster, skipped performances because of the virus.