Hugh Jackman reveals he gave Matt Damon a dance during his Broadway show
Hugh Jackman says Broadway shows can get sassy sometimes.
The 54-year-old actor currently stars in The music man in the famous theater district, but this is not the first time that he has performed there. In an interview with VarietyJackman revealed that his first role was in The boy from Oz which opened in 2003.
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He said that « the most fun I ever had was playing Peter Allen » on the show because of all the second-act improvisational moments where he could interact with the audience.
« There was, I don’t know, about 10 to 12 minutes of each show that was ad-libbed, » Jackman said. “Once I had 50 or 60 shows, I felt completely free to do whatever I wanted. I was a… sometimes.
In fact, in one instance, he dragged Matt Damon into his antics.
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« I raised Barbara Walters and Matt Damon, and I had Matt Damon give Barbara Walters a lap dance, which turned into me giving Matt Damon a lap dance, » Jackman recalled . « And he didn’t hit me. »
In another famous moment of interacting with the audience, he recalled surprising Sarah Jessica Parker by having her take the stage at the 2004 Tony Awards.
« I really felt for her that night, » Jackman said. Variety. « As soon as she walked on stage, I could tell those boobs were about to pop out. »