Hugh Jackman is about to be The Greatest Showman in real life.
On Thursday, the Broadway and Hollywood actor announced he'd be embarking on a 34-date arena tour throughout the U.S. and Europe. Jackman won't be breaking out his claws for any Wolverine reenactments, instead promising favorites "from Broadway and film."
While Jackman's action-packed roles did rocket him to international fame, this newly announced show brings the Australian back to his roots. Jackman built his acting chops in local theater before earning a starring role in a West End production of Oklahoma! He later won a Tony Award for his role in The Boy From Oz, led the film version of Les Misérables, and most recently helmed the chart-topping Greatest Showman.
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Oklahoma! is likely to pop up in Jackman's summer tour, while The Boy From Oz, The Greatest Showman and Les Misérables hits are explicitly promised. Jackman, a full orchestra, and dozens of singers and dancers will tour Europe from May 13-June 3, he told Today on Thursday. He'll then return to America for a June 18 show in Houston, hitting Toronto and several U.S. cities before wrapping it all up July 20 in Los Angeles. Check out all of Jackman's tour dates on his website.
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