SALT LAKE CITY — Two-time Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster will star alongside Hugh Jackman in the upcoming Broadway production of “The Music Man,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Foster, who stars in the TV Land series “Younger,” will play Marian Paroo in the Broadway revival, and she’s already showing interest in the show’s themes.
- "There were bells on a hill but I never heard them ringing. No, I never heard them at all. Till there was Hugh,” she said in a statement.
Jackman dropped the news on his Twitter and Instagram accounts with a photo of him dancing with Foster back at the 2014 Tony Awards.
Foster’s character Marian is a small-town librarian and piano teacher who meets Jackman’s character, Harold Hill. The two end up falling in love.Comment on this story
Foster starred on Broadway six years ago in “Violet.” She previously appeared in such broadcasts as “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” “Anything Goes,” “Little Women,” “The Drowsy Chaperone” and “Shrek: The Musical.”
Jackman announced he would return to Broadway for “The Music Man” two weeks ago, according to the Deseret News.
Date: The play hits Broadway in 2020.
Flashback: Foster previously performed with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square at the Christmas concert in 2017, according to the Deseret News.