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Hugh Jackman Breaks Broadway Record

Hugh Jackman Breaks Broadway Record

Hugh Jackman has finished his run on Broadway – and broken records!

The 43-year-old Aussie actor starred in Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway, a one-man show, and brought in $2,057,354 in ticket sales in the show’s final week, Access Hollywood reports.

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That’s a new record for the highest weekly gross recorded by the Shubert Organization, the owners of 17 Broadway theaters.

Over the ten week run, Hugh‘s performances took in over $14,500,000 – huge!

“[It's] been great seeing some of you guys backstage after my shows. I am having such a great time on broadway!” Hugh wrote on his Twitter account in November.

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15 Comments

# 1

And he looked mighty fine doing it!

# 2

he is just the best!
the nicest and most lovable of them all.

# 3
FISHCAKES @ 01/03/2012 at 2:17 pm

HAHAHA

# 4
FISHCAKES @ 01/03/2012 at 2:20 pm

HAHA
LOVE,
HAHA

# 5
Andamentothat @ 01/03/2012 at 2:27 pm

Go Hugh!!

# 6

Sad that I will instead be in NYC at the end of Jan and missed his last show :-((

# 7

This proves that talent still makes the difference. The audience is tired of losers who think it’s sufficient a song posted on You Tube for be called talented artists. Jackman is one of the best actors of his generation, the only one who can keep up with the great actors of Hollywood’s golden era. Nobody, except him, nowadays is able to do everything, from acting to singing to dancing. Those who confuse real talent for ‘something else’ needs urgently a psychiatrist. Unfortunately, the younger audience doesn’t even know what’s mean artistic versatility.

# 8
[~Fug Face Man!ston~] @ 01/03/2012 at 2:44 pm

..Talented guy.

# 9

My lucky sister and niece meet him backstage and he was so wonderful with them . ITS always great when you meet a famous person and they turn out to be really nice .good for hugh.

I really like Hugh Jackman and he seems like a great guy, BUT he is very overexposed. Every time I see him i just see Hugh now and not the character he is trying to portray.

He deserves all the success in the world !He worked so hard! So proud of him ; )

Talented, nice, and smokin’ hot.

Mrs. Jackman remains my idol!!!!!

@tan
why? did she sing? dance? did something of value during the show?
did she at least look clean when in attendance?

Jackman is one of the best actors of his generation, the only one who can keep up with the great actors of Hollywood’s golden era. Nobody, except him, nowadays is able to do everything, from acting to singing to dancing.

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