Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway

  • Our critic's rating:
    Date:
    November 1, 2011

    What the popular press said...

    "An honest-to-gosh old-fashioned matinee idol who connects to his audiences ."
    Ben Brantley for New York Times

    "Jackman ... is in top form performing his most beloved songs and his favorite role of Mr. Entertainer."
    Joe Dziemianowicz for New York Daily News

    "Watching Jackman bite into his numbers with gleeful gusto is a thrill. ...There’s a new king on Broadway."
    Elisabeth Vincentelli for New York Post

    "One of the most memorable performers ever to grace a Broadway stage in my lifetime. ...Endlessly enjoyable."
    Erik Haagensen for Back Stage

    "It's great to be entertained. It's even better when you have warm feelings about the entertainer."
    Robert Feldberg for The Record

    "Hugh Jackman is an absolute superstar."
    Roma Torre for NY1

    "Hugh Jackman serves up a yummy sampling of his extremely talented self."
    Michael Sommers for Newsroom Jersey

    "It’s obvious that he’s having a blast up there, and his enjoyment is contagious."
    David Rooney for Hollywood Reporter

    "The evening, seemingly assembled out of the star's grab-bag of song favorites, demands Jackman's all, and he surpasses expectations."

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