“We are thrilled to have Hugh Jackman return to host the Tony Awards,” Jack Sussman, Executive Vice President, Specials, Music and Live Events, CBS Entertainment said in a statement. “Hugh is the ultimate performer – actor, singer and dancer – he does it all, second to none. He is a consummate entertainer and the one you want out there hosting your live television event.”
Hugh previously hosted the Broadway theater award show from 2003-2005.
Hugh also announced the news on his Instagram account with a video!
“Couldn’t wait another minute… @TheTonyAwards @CBS #4thTime #Broadway #TheTonyAwards TonyAwards.com” he captioned the video – check it out below!
Hugh Jackman Hosting 2014 Tony Awards