A spokesperson for the actor told the New York daily, "Matthew had a sports injury some time ago. He pulled something in his back and recently underwent routine surgery. It was a simple procedure, he is fine and is up and about and back at home."
Nice Work If You Can Get It, boasting a score by George and Ira Gershwin, book by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro and direction and choreography by Tony winner Kathleen Marshall, is scheduled for a Broadway premiere in spring 2012.
Broderick was Tony-honored for his work in both Brighton Beach Memoirs and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.