Hugh Jackman Music Man Moves Broadway Opening to Spring 2021

You already have problems with a capital T and that rhymes P and that means pandemic.
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It is increasingly clear that, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Broadway will not return until at least early 2021, if so. Hugh Jackman’s directed production of The music man, which was announced with much fanfare nearly two years in advance with plans to debut in the fall of 2020, has said it will move its production to spring 2021. The new plan, according to a statement, is for production to begin rehearsals. . On February 8, it will begin acting on April 7 and will open on May 20 at the Winter Garden Theater. The show’s creative team, including director Jerry Zaks, and the main cast, including Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo, remain intact. “Despite the delay, we remain united as a company and are grateful to be able to do so,” producer Scott Rudin said in a statement. “And we hope to be able to come to the Winter Garden, with a beautiful and encouraging Musical man In early April, and to be just a part of what we look forward to, once again it will be a vibrant and exciting Broadway.