Broadway show "The Music Man" has canceled its performances till Saturday after Hugh Jackman tested positive for COVID-19.

"I just wanted you to hear it from me that I tested positive this morning for COVID," Jackman said in a 35-second video posted on Twitter. "My symptoms are like a cold. I have a scratchy throat and a bit of a runny nose, but I'm fine."

Jackman promised his 14.6 million followers that he will do everything possible to get better soon. "And as soon as I'm cleared, I'll be back on stage, heading to River City," he added. "Please stay safe, be healthy, be kind."

The actor said his symptoms are mild.

"Just wanted you to hear it from me. I tested positive for covid. Mild symptoms and as soon as I'm cleared," the 53-year-old actor wrote. "Looking forward to getting back to The Winter Garden!

Fans took to the comments section to share their thoughts.

While one person noted they felt bad that vaccination didn't help the actor prevent COVID-19 infection, another fan commented that the vaccine actually worked, which was why Jackman was having just mild symptoms.

The official Twitter handle of "The Music Man" informed fans that Jackman will return to the show on Jan. 6.

It announced that a refund or exchange will be provided to ticketholders.

"All performances of Broadway's The Music Man are canceled through January 1," the Broadway production said. "All tickets can be refunded or exchanged at point of purchase. Performances will resume on Sunday, January 2. Sending you warm wishes for the New Year from the entire company of The Music Man."

"The Music Man" began performances at New York City's Winter Garden Theatre on Dec. 20.

Jackman is currently working on a movie, titled "The Son," which is based on a stage play penned by Florian Zeller. He will also feature in movies like "The Good Spy," "Enzo Ferrari" and "Apostle Paul."

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Hugh Jackman is pictured on Oct. 30, 2018, in New York City. Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images
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