Hugh Jackman boosted on Dec. 5, tests positive for COVID on Dec. 28
Australian actor Hugh Jackman who posted that he received a booster on Dec. 5 has revealed that he has just tested positive for COVID.
Just wanted you to hear it from me. I tested positive for covid. Mild symptoms and as soon as I’m cleared … looking forward to getting back to The Winter Garden! @MusicManBway pic.twitter.com/q1oEAzXX02
— Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) December 28, 2021
“I tested positive this morning for COVID,” Jackman said, describing his symptoms as “like a cold.”
Although his symptoms are mild, Jackman said he still needs to quarantine.
The Broadway revival of “The Music Man” in which Jackman has the lead role as Harold Hill has been shuttered until 2022.
“I am just going to do everything I can to get better ASAP and as soon as I’m cleared, I’ll be back on stage,” he said.
The show tweeted that Jackman will return to the role on Thursday, Jan. 6.
Performances of Broadway’s The Music Man are cancelled through January 5, 2022. We will return on January 6. We wish you a safe and happy New Year. pic.twitter.com/7V1sEhRTHR
— The Music Man on Broadway (@MusicManBway) December 29, 2021
Jackman is 53 years old. He is most famous for playing the iconic Marvel hero Wolverine in nine movies over the course of 16 years.
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