facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Hugh Jackman returns to theater in 'The River'

"The River" is written by Jez Butterworth and also stars Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo.
By Danielle Haynes   |   May 10, 2014 at 4:31 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- X-Men actor Hugh Jackman is returning to the theater in the Broadway production of The River.

The drama, written by Jez Butterworth, is slated to open Nov. 16 at Circle in the Square for 13 weeks.

Co-starring in the play is Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, both appearing on Broadway for the first time. Ian Rickson is directing.

Jackman's previous Broadway work includes The Boy from Oz in 2003, A Steady Rain in 2009 and Back on Broadway in 2011.

His latest film, X-Men: Days of Future Past is set to open in theaters May 23.

Follow @DanielleHaynes1 and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
Topics: Hugh Jackman
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Daniele Watts arrested for PDA with husband Daniele Watts arrested for PDA with husband
2
Randy Travis' name removed from hometown welcome signs Randy Travis' name removed from hometown welcome signs
3
Beyonce 'pregnant with another one?' Beyonce 'pregnant with another one?'
4
Rooney Mara signs on to musical 'Ziggy' Rooney Mara signs on to musical 'Ziggy'
5
Mariska Hargitay more in love with 'Law & Order' character now than ever Mariska Hargitay more in love with 'Law & Order' character now than ever
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback