Hugh Jackman talks ‘Music Man’ coaching, sings on ‘Late Present’
The actor mentioned on Thursday that he has been rehearsing for The Music Man for over a 12 months after the play was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Colbert introduced a clip of Jackman training faucet dancing for the present.
“It has been a 12 months and a half we’ve got been rehearsing for this. It definitely takes me so much longer. I am not like a educated dancer. I wasn’t a educated singer,” Jackman mentioned earlier than joking that he’s simply pretending when onstage.
“I’ve discovered as an grownup so I’ve to try this on a regular basis. I sing on a regular basis. I’ve singing classes each week. I am actually faking all of it,” he continued.
Jackman and Colbert teamed as much as sing “Choose a Little – Discuss a Little/ Goodnight Girls” from The Music Man earlier than Jackman gave a short solo efficiency of the musical’s opening.
The Music Man will open Dec. 20 on Broadway.
Jackman additionally mentioned his dream roles with Colbert.
“King Lear is the one for me. And Invoice Murray‘s character in ‘Caddyshack.’ That is the opposite one. I really love that half,” Jackman mentioned.