Hugh Jackman announces musical world tour, featuring songs from ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘The Greatest Showman’


Heading to an arena near you…

Hugh Jackman has announced that he’ll head out on a world tour next year, performing songs from films including Les Miserables and The Greatest Showman.

The Oscar-nominated star confirmed the news on Twitter, days after he teased that a big announcement was on the way.  He’ll head out on the European leg in May & June next year, with tickets going on sale from 9AM on Friday November 7. They will be available from this link here. Check out the dates in full below.

MAY

13 Hamburg, Barclaycard Arena
14 Berlin, Mercedes Benz Arena
16 Cologne, Lanxess Arena
17 Amsterdam, Ziggo Arena
19 Zurich, Hallenstadion
21 Mannheim, SAP Arena
22 Paris, AccorHotels Arena
24 Manchester, Manchester Arena
27 Birmingham, ResortsWorld Arena
30 Dublin, 3Arena

JUNE

2 The O2 Arena, London
3, The O2 Arena, London

According to Variety, the one-man show will lean heavily on songs that Jackman has previously performed. Alongside the two big screen favourites, he’ll perform classic numbers from shows such as ‘The Boy from Oz’ and ‘Oklahoma’.

The star previously won a Tony award in 2004 for his performance in ‘The Boy From Oz’, as well as appearing in Baz Luhrmann’s musical film Australia alongside Nicole Kidman. He also received a Golden Globe and Oscar nomination for his performance as Jean Valjean in the 2012 adaptation of ‘Les Miserables’.

The soundtrack of ‘The Greatest Showman’ is the year’s biggest-selling album to date in the UK.



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