Hugh Jackman to receive Tony award for theatre achievements

New York: Actor Hugh Jackman is set to receive an honorary Tony award for his outstanding theatre achievements and fundraising efforts.

The actor raised more than $857,740 for Broadway Cares by auctioning off his undershirts after each gig. He also set the record of highest weekly earnings with his show grossing over $2 million in its final week at the Shubert Organisation theatre company, reports a website.

Stage veteran Bernadette Peters will also be presented with a special accolade. The ceremony will take place here June 10 and will be hosted by comedian Neil Patrick Harris.

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