By Andrew Gans
02 Jul 2012
|Photo by Deen van Meer|
The actor, who will also be seen in the second season of NBC's "Smash," Tweeted July 2, "Hey guys! I'm out tonight. Not feeling well. First time I ever called out, feels weird! But come anyway and cheer on @BrenStims as Jack!!"
Jordan's understudy for the role of Jack Kelly is Brendon Stimson.
Newsies was nominated for eight Tony Awards, including Best Book (Harvey Fierstein), Best Score (Jack Feldman and Alan Menken), Best Actor (Jeremy Jordan), Best Direction of a Musical (Jeff Calhoun) and Best Choreography (Christopher Gattelli). It won awards for Best Score and Best Choreography.
For more information about the show's schedule, visit NewsiesTheMusical.com.