The Music Man star Hugh Jackman responded with an emotional tribute. Following You’ll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications.
In a speech given post-show, Jackman applauded Voytko, as well Sutton Foster the show’s other swings and Sutton Foster, who have allowed Broadway performances to go on amid the pandemic. Kathy, when she turned up at work, could have had any of eight roles, and it happened to be the leading lady," two-time Tony Award winner Jackman said. Jackman also revealed that Voytko hadn’t rehearsed the role of Paroo until the day of the show. She received a theater-wide round of applause and appeared to get emotional as the crowd cheered.
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Jackman’s speech continued to show gratitude for the understudies Sutton Foster swings who have balanced multiple roles throughout COVID. At noon Kathy Voytko found out. And last night she went on for Marian Paroo and smashed it," Foster wrote.
Grateful to all swings and understudies who keep all the shows going, now and always. The show will officially open at Sutton Foster Winter Garden Theatre on Feb. Tickets can be found here.
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