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Hugh Jackman has just Tweeted a picture of Harold Hill’s suitcase. Who is Harold Hill? Why he’s the Music Man, and I guess he’s coming to town soon. There will be trouble in River City again. The show is coming in September 2020. Jerry Zaks is directing. Warren Carlyle is choreographer. They’ll be shooting for the 2021 Tony Awards.

Scott Rudin is producing. Will “The Music Man” have $1000 seats, like “Hello, Dolly!”? You can bet on it.

Jackman can do musicals. He loves musicals. He once performed Harold Hill’s big number for Jay Leno:

And while this is all good, and Jackman will be excellent, let’s never forget Robert Preston, kids.

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