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Variety reports:

“The Music Man” will cancel performances through Jan. 1 after Hugh Jackman tested positive for COVID-19. The revival of Meredith Wilson’s classic musical is one of the hottest tickets on Broadway.

However, like many other shows, it is struggling to keep its cast and crew healthy at a time when COVID is surging and omicron is causing breakthrough infections and contributing to record cases in New York City.

Sutton Foster, Jackman’s co-star, was forced to miss several performances after coming down with the virus. She will return on Jan. 2, with Jackman expected to resume performances on Jan. 6.

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