Tony Award-winner Hugh Jackman will bring two weeks of concerts, Hugh Jackman In Performance at The Curran Theatre, to the San Francisco venue from May 3-15. He will perform his favorite musical numbers from both Broadway and Hollywood, backed by a 17-piece orchestra.Warren Carlyle (Finian's Rainbow, A Tale of Two Cities) directs.
The Australian charmer made his Broadway debut playing Peter Allen in The Boy From Oz, a role that won him a Tony Award. He most recently appeared on Broadway opposite Daniel Craig in A Steady Rain, and other stage credits include Trevor Nunn's Oklahoma at the National Theatre in London and Australian productions of Sunset Boulevard and Beauty and the Beast. He is also known for his screen roles in films like the X-Men trilogy, Someone Like You, Swordfish, Kate and Leopold, Van Helsing and The Fountain.
Jackman’s name has been attached to an in-the-works Broadway musical about Harry Houdini, with a book by Aaron Sorkin and music by Danny Elfman, though no timeline has been set for the project.