Hugh Jackman and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness can often be seen adoring their beloved dogs while out for a walk in their New York neighborhood.
And on Sunday, the couple braved freezing temperatures so their four-legged family members, Dali and Allegra, could stretch their little legs, alongside their human parents.
Before leaving, the famous Australian actor took to Instagram to share some gratitude and thank everyone who has supported him in his career, especially the fans who saw his last Broadway stage performance, The Music Man.
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Brave the cold! Hugh Jackman, 53, and his wife Deborah-Lee Furness, 66, took their dogs, Allegra (poodle and terrier mix) and Dali (French bulldog), for a walk in their New York neighborhood on Sunday.
With temperatures hovering around freezing (32 degrees Fahrenheit) and below, Jackman bundled up in a heavy navy jacket over a black sweatshirt paired with black pants and sneakers.
For added warmth, he also wore black gloves and a cream-colored beanie.
There was no doubt that Furness would be able to stay warm during their walk, wrapped up in a black puffer jacket and matching sweatpants.
She, too, wore gloves and a beanie over her long blonde tresses.
Bundled up: The two actors kept warm in their winter jackets and dressed their pooches in sweaters with temperatures near freezing (32 degrees Fahrenheit) or lower
It’s all good: The Music Man star gave photographers a thumbs up on winter’s day as he headed to the theater
76 trombones: Jackman plays the role of Professor Harold Hill in the famous production
Despite having built-in fur coats, compliments of mother nature, the couple dressed Dali, including a French bulldog, in a black jumper that covered most of the dog’s body.
Allegra, a poodle and terrier mix, also got the winter treatment and was decked out in some sort of off-white sweater for extra protection from the gusts of cold wind.
Jackman received Allegra as his first Christmas present in 2014, although it remains a mystery who gave the pup, according to Pages per day. And Dali was bought from a pet store by Jackman, on a trip to New York with his wife and their son Oscar.
‘My son, [Oscar], is an artist, and his favorite artist is Salvador Dali,” Furness revealed of the origin of Dali’s name in 2018, adding, “Because of the way [the dog’s] the mouth curls up, it looks like [surrealist artist] Salvador Dali with a mustache.’
The Tony Award-winning actor took to his Instagram page to thank fans for all the support he’s received throughout his career, especially during the opening of his new Broadway musical, The Music Man, which he captioned: “For y’all!”
“It’s such an amazing time for all of us. Here with the show (The Music Man), and being here on Broadway is such an incredible, magical blessing, and having your support means the world as well,” the actor shared. australian with honest humility in his voice
With previews of The Music Man’s third revival having begun on December 20 and the official opening at the Winter Garden Theater coming February 10, Jackman took to his Instagram page to address fans for all the support he has received, which he captioned: ‘For all of you!’
‘I just wanted to say thank you. First of all to all the people following me, I feel all the love,’ he began in the 45-second clip, before sharing that he’s trying to read and respond to all messages fans.
“It’s such an amazing time for all of us. Here with the show (The Music Man), and being here on Broadway is such an incredible, magical blessing, and having your support means the world as well,” he said. added with obvious humility.
He continued, “And to all those people who come to the show…”, but then stumbled a bit on his words, seemingly overwhelmed with his emotions.
Bound for Broadway: Jackman stars as Professor Harold Hill alongside Sutton Foster who plays Marian in the Music Man, which officially opens at the Winter Garden Theater on February 10
Social media superstars: Furness and Jackman regularly share images of their beloved dogs on their social media platforms
‘Because of Covid, I’m not allowed to sign [autographs] , and things like that. I can come out and say hello but I can’t tell you how grateful I am for you to come; how grateful I am for your support; you can feel it on stage. And I just love you.
Jackman stars as Professor Harold Hill alongside Sutton Foster who plays Marian.
The cast also includes Jefferson Mays, Shuler Hensley, Jayne Houdyshell, Marie Mullen, and Benjamin Pajak, among many others.
The Music Man is produced by Kate Horton, Barry Diller and David Geffen, and directed by Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Warren Carlyle.
Production was previously scheduled to open in 2020 but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
During the musical’s preview phase, performances on December 28 2021 to January 5, 2022 was suspended after Jackman tested positive for coronavirus.
Difficulties: Production of The Music Man was previously scheduled to open in 2020 but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic; preview performances from December 28, 2021 to January 5, 2022 have been suspended after Jackman tested positive for coronavirus