The two-hour Tony award-winning triple threat and star in the hit TV country series & # 39; Younger & # 39; will return to Broadway after six years of absence.
When Hugh Jackman croons "To There You Were" in The Music Man he will sing it to Sutton Foster.
Producer Scott Rudin today confirmed that the two-hour Tony Award and star of the TV Land cult hit series Younger (who moves to the Paramount Network in the spring for his sixth season) will return to the scene next year. Foster will play Marian Paroo for the previously announced lead jackman's "professor" Harold Hill in the Broadway revival of Meredith Willson's 1
Foster declares that she is already entering the spirit of the show: "There were bells on a hill but I never heard them ring. No, I never heard them before there was Hugh." Jackman leaked the news early on Twitter and Instagram, where he sent a photo of him who danced with Foster at the Tony Awards in 2014.
The little city librarian in Iowa and piano teacher who looks through scams with charming King Hill but ends up falling in love with him will Mark Foster's return to Broadway after a six-year absence.
Foster won his first Tony as a leading actress in a musical actor from the New York Stadium's most accomplished actress dancers. in 2002 for her breakout star turn in thoroughly modern Millie and landed the same prize again in 2011 for Anything Goes . She received Tony nominations in 2005 for Little Women in 2006 for The Drowsy Chaperone in 2009 for Shrek: The Musical and in 2014 for Violet .
She earned critical complaints in the title role of a 2016-worn off-Broadway staging of Sweet Charity who was smoked at that time to offset a Broadway movement, even though this transfer could not materialize
"I have been a giant fanatic since Millie ," Rudin told The Hollywood Reporter who spoke of Foster. "I think she is brilliant and I have wanted to work with her for years. As for what we are going to do in this production, which is a rich and exciting lively love story, she is a great partner for Hugh. brilliantly, that's when Marian is a real hindrance to him, and I think she'll be in spades. "
" I've heard her sing it, I think she's singing better, than anyone has ever sung it since 1957, and I think she will be amazing in it in a way that people do not even have the slightest understanding right now, "added Rudin, and also expressed additional enticing casting to get into the show's key support roles.
Legendary Barbara Cook played Marian in the long-running original Broadway production of The Music Man winning Tony for the best featured actress in a musical, while Rebecca Luker scored a nomination for the same role, upgraded to it leading actress category in the 2000 revival.
The upcoming production will be ruled by Tony Tony winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, who brings together the important creative team from Rudin's record breaking 2017 revolving revival of Hi, Dolly! Preview performances begin September 9, 2020, at a Shubert theater announced before an official opening on October 22.