Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman breaks theatre records

Last Updated: Nov 02, 2011, 20:45 PM IST

London: Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman`s new musical show has smashed one-week grosses at the Broadway theatre, Broadhurst.

The ticket sales for Jackman`s show have beaten previous records set by Billy Crystal`s ‘700 Sundays’, Jude Law`s ‘Hamlet’ and ‘The Merchant of Venice’, starring Al Pacino, reports contactmusic.com.

Ticket sales for Jackman starrer ‘Back on Broadway’ raked in over 750,000 pounds last week.

In the show, the ‘X-Men’ star performs a personal selection of his favourite musical numbers accompanied by an 18-piece orchestra.