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Houdini, Starring Hugh Jackman, May Not Make Broadway Appearance Until 2015-16

Houdini, Starring Hugh Jackman, May Not Make Broadway Appearance Until 2015-16

Now you see it, now you don’t. Tony winner Hugh Jackman previously said on the record that the long-awaited new musical Houdini would premiere on Broadway in 2014, “if all goes well.” Now, the musical has disappeared from next year’s lineup and is aiming to hit the Great White Way in the 2015-16 season, The New York Times reports ...

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Hugh Jackman Almost Wasn't Wolverine, Bette Midler Used to Be a Real Monster & More Lessons of the Week

Hugh Jackman Almost Wasn't Wolverine, Bette Midler Used to Be a Real Monster & More Lessons of the Week

Another week has come and gone on the Great White Way, and as always, we've scoured the recent crop of headlines to deliver the most important lessons we learned. Before scouring the Black Friday sales circulars, feast your eyes on these valuable tidbits!


A Monsoon Is the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Hugh Jackman
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Ouch! Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Has Cancerous Cells Removed from Nose

Ouch! Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Has Cancerous Cells Removed from Nose

Even X-men have to use sunscreen! In a very sincere post to his Instagram account, Broadway hunk Hugh Jackman revealed to his followers that he recently had cancerous cells removed from his nose.

The above photo of his nose in bandages was accompanied by this humbling statement, “Deb [Jackman’s wife] said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy ...

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Joan Rivers Pines for Orlando Bloom, Ricky Martin Wants to Go It Alone and More Lessons of the Week

Joan Rivers Pines for Orlando Bloom, Ricky Martin Wants to Go It Alone and More Lessons of the Week

As the lights come down on another busy week on Broadway, we’ve learned a ton of fascinating lessons from our favorite stars. From Jonathan Groff's HBO sexcapades to Lesli Margherita's poop-topped cookie, check out what we've learned from all the cool (and borderline crazy) stuff that's come our way in the last seven days.


Joan Rivers Has Sworn Her Love ...

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Hugh Jackman Is ‘Very Interested’ in Geoffrey Rush's Drowsy Chaperone Film (and Not a Wolverine Musical)

Hugh Jackman Is ‘Very Interested’ in Geoffrey Rush's Drowsy Chaperone Film (and Not a Wolverine Musical)

By pure coincidence, Aussie actors Hugh Jackman and Geoffrey Rush were both in the audience at Broadway’s Big Fish on November 13—and if Jackman has his way, the duo could soon be starring together in the forthcoming film adaptation of The Drowsy Chaperone. The Tony winner, who previously said that the film’s script had “just hit my desk,” told ...

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Hugh Jackman, Geoffrey Rush & More Experience the Extraordinary Tale of Big Fish

Hugh Jackman, Geoffrey Rush & More Experience the Extraordinary Tale of Big Fish
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Big Fish reeled in quite the star-studded crowd on November 13, when Tony winner Hugh Jackman, Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush, Vogue editor Anna Wintour and Tony winner Hal Linden caught the larger-than-life new musical on Broadway. Directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman (who worked with Jackman in the 1998 West End revival of Oklahoma!) Big Fish tells the story of ...

Fantasia Barrino, Adriane Lenox & the After Midnight Company Savor a Jazzy Opening Night Celebration

Fantasia Barrino, Adriane Lenox & the After Midnight Company Savor a Jazzy Opening Night Celebration
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If you love great music and fabulous dancing, get tickets right this minute for After Midnight, which opened on November 3 at Broadway’s Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Fantasia Barrino, Dule Hill & Adriane Lenox lead the cast of this swinging musical, perfectly staged by Warren Carlyle and featuring the incomparable Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars. Broadway.com made the scene along ...

Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman & More Go Back in Time in X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer

Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman & More Go Back in Time in X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are currently starring on Broadway as the responsible Vladimir and absent-minded Estragon, respectively, in Waiting For Godot (they're also playing Hirst and Spooner in Harold Pinter's No Man's Land, which is playing in rep with Godot), but they are perhaps more well-known as Professor X and Magneto in the X-Men film franchise. In the brand ...

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Oscar Winner Bill Condon Will Rewrite Hugh Jackman's Planned P.T. Barnum Movie Musical

Oscar Winner Bill Condon Will Rewrite Hugh Jackman's Planned P.T. Barnum Movie Musical

Filmmaker Bill Condon (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn) is set to rewrite the script for a planned movie musical starring Tony winner and Oscar nominee Hugh Jackman as circus showman P.T. Barnum. According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Greatest Showman on Earth will be directed by visual effects artist and commercial director Michael Gracey.

Jackman initially signed on to ...

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Duncan Sheik Debuts at 54 Below, Sutton Foster Gets Cozy & Reeve Carney Flies Away in This Week's Datebook

Duncan Sheik Debuts at 54 Below, Sutton Foster Gets Cozy & Reeve Carney Flies Away in This Week's Datebook

What’s happening in New York City this week besides the return of pumpkin spice lattes? Lots! From concerts to a double dose of off-Broadway openings, we've got all the scoop on the top events for stage fans. Read on for details on Tony winner Sutton Foster highly anticipated return to NYC, the opening of Horton Foote's The Old Friends and ...

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Stephen Schwartz Is ‘Writing Away’ on Houdini for Hugh Jackman; Chicago Premiere Planned Before 2014 Run

Stephen Schwartz Is ‘Writing Away’ on Houdini for Hugh Jackman; Chicago Premiere Planned Before 2014 Run

The man behind the music of two of Broadway’s biggest musicals right now (Pippin and Wicked) has another new musical coming down the pike, Houdini, starring Tony winner Hugh Jackman. According to a recent interview with the Associated Press, the musical may make a Chicago debut before landing on Broadway as part of the upcoming 2014-2015 season.

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Kristin Chenoweth Says Yes, Hugh Jackman Will Appear and More Lessons of the Week

Kristin Chenoweth Says Yes, Hugh Jackman Will Appear and More Lessons of the Week

Another week has come and gone on Broadway! So what did we learn? Let's enlighten ourselves with these very important lessons from the past seven days on the Great White Way.


The Magic Mike Musical Is No Longer Just a Fantasy
It seems that Magic Mike, the Channing Tatum-tastic flick from last summer, will indeed be gyrating its way to ...

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Houdini Will Make Magic on Broadway in 2014 'If All Goes Well,' Says Star Hugh Jackman

Houdini Will Make Magic on Broadway in 2014 'If All Goes Well,' Says Star Hugh Jackman

Houdini, a new musical starring Hugh Jackman as the iconic illusionist, is still on track for a 2014 Broadway opening despite Newsroom writer Aaron Sorkin’s departure from the production, according to an interview with Garrett Vogel of Elvis Duran and the Morning Show. “We’ve got a final workshop at the end of this year,” Jackman told the Z100 radio ...

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Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Thrills Wolverine Fans at Times Square Event

Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Thrills Wolverine Fans at Times Square Event

Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman is donning those awesome claws (and plenty of facial hair!) as he returns to the big screen on July 26 in the latest X-Men blockbuster The Wolverine. A group of lucky fans got a sneak peek at the movie and an opportunity to meet Jackman at a July 23 screening sponsored by Z100. Broadway.com ...

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Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Will Bring Broadway to Hollywood with One-Night-Only Concert

Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Will Bring Broadway to Hollywood with One-Night-Only Concert

Tony-winning mega-star Hugh Jackman will hit the stage at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre for a one-night-only concert benefitting the Motion Picture & Television Fund. Hugh Jackman…One Night Only will be held on October 12, 2013 and will feature “musical entertainment and special Hollywood film moments, along with a few star-studded surprises” according to press notes.

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Darren Criss Wants to Be a Princess, Justin Guarini Needs Some Tights & More Lessons of the Week

Darren Criss Wants to Be a Princess, Justin Guarini Needs Some Tights & More Lessons of the Week

As another fun-filled week on the Great White Way comes to a close, Broadway.com is revisiting our top headlines from the past seven days. What have we learned? For starters, we know a whole lot more about Darren Criss’ socks, Lilla Crawford’s baking tips and Kate Rockwell’s (purported) love handles! Check out what else we discovered this week below ...

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The Furs! The Sequins! The Chorus Boys! Will Liberace’s Life Story Play Broadway?

The Furs! The Sequins! The Chorus Boys! Will Liberace’s Life Story Play Broadway?

Broadway may welcome the ultimate showman to the Great White Way: Liberace! The New York Post is reporting that Jerry Weintraub, the producer of the hit HBO original film Behind the Candelabra, wants to turn the story into a Broadway musical. And to step into Liberace’s hot pants, Weintraub wants none other than Tony-winning and Oscar-nominated actor Hugh Jackman. No ...

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Les Miserables Comes Home to Broadway's Imperial Theatre; Dates Announced

Les Miserables Comes Home to Broadway's Imperial Theatre; Dates Announced

Cameron Mackintosh's new production of the Tony Award-winning mega-musical masterpiece Les Miserables will return to the Imperial Theatre, the show’s home on Broadway for nearly 13 years. Preview performances of Les Miserables will begin March 1, 2014, with an official opening night set for March 23. Casting for the new production will be announced later this summer.

"I feel really ...

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Hugh Jackman to Star in Film Adaptation of Harlan Coben's Thriller Six Years

Hugh Jackman to Star in Film Adaptation of Harlan Coben's Thriller Six Years

Oscar nominee and Tony winner Hugh Jackman is attached to star in Six Years, a new thriller based on the upcoming novel by author Harlan Coben, according to The Hollywood Reporter. No director or screenwriter are attached to the project at this time. 

The story follows Jake Fisher, who sees Natalie, the love of his life, marry someone else ...

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Effie, Velma & Jean Valjean Together at Last! Watch the Oscar's Starry Tribute to Movie Musicals

Effie, Velma & Jean Valjean Together at Last! Watch the Oscar's Starry Tribute to Movie Musicals

In what sounds like a theater fan's biggest musical mash-up fantasy come true, the casts of the Les Misérables, Chicago and Dreamgirls films assembled at the Oscars to pay tribute to modern movie musicals. Oscar winners Jennifer Hudson and Catherine Zeta-Jones took the stage alongside Les Miz revolutionaries Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Aaron Tveit, Eddie Redmayne, Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried ...

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Kristin Chenoweth Is the Biggest Oscar Winner, Never Email Shia LaBeouf & More Lessons of the Week

Kristin Chenoweth Is the Biggest Oscar Winner, Never Email Shia LaBeouf & More Lessons of the Week

As the lights come down on another busy week on Broadway, we’ve learned a ton of crazy new lessons from our favorite stars. From Jeremy Jordan’s onscreen love life to Jimmy Fallon’s mom’s drink of choice, check out all the cool stuff we’ve learned in the last seven days.


Everyone Wants to Marry Jeremy Jordan
Ashley Spencer, Bonnie Parker, Katherine ...

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Jennifer Lawrence Belting Motown? Seth MacFarlane as Harold Hill? See Six Surprising Oscar Noms Who Could Star in a Musical

Jennifer Lawrence Belting Motown? Seth MacFarlane as Harold Hill? See Six Surprising Oscar Noms Who Could Star in a Musical

Attention Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and the cast of the Les Miz movie: We’ve had enough of your bragging. Sure, you sang live, cut your hair, doggy paddled around in freezing water and starved yourselves half to death to earn your Oscar nods. We get it. But before Clive Davis scoops up the entire cast to star in a revival ...

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Which Songs Will Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway & the Cast of Les Misérables Perform Live at the Oscars?

Which Songs Will Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway & the Cast of Les Misérables Perform Live at the Oscars?

TV audiences will "hear the people sing" live at the Oscars when the cast of the hit Les Miz movie assembles for a starry tribute to movie musicals...but which songs will Hugh, Anne, Russell and co. belt? According to the U.K.'s Daily Mail, the film's ensemble cast will once again tackle the iconic anthem "One Day More ...

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Daniel Day Who? Les Miz Star Hugh Jackman Channels Abe Lincoln to Score Some Last-Minute Oscar Votes

Daniel Day Who? Les Miz Star Hugh Jackman Channels Abe Lincoln to Score Some Last-Minute Oscar Votes

Les Misérables star Hugh Jackman looked positively presidential on February 20, when he visited the Late Show With David Letterman studio sporting a foot-tall stovepipe hat and a long, fake beard. After singing “four score and seven years ago” Les Miz-style, Jackman explained to Letterman that he was dressing as Honest Abe to “sway a few last-minute Oscar voters” ...

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Just In Time For the Oscars! Watch Forbidden Broadway Rip On Hugh Jackman’s Les Miz Performance

Just In Time For the Oscars! Watch Forbidden Broadway Rip On Hugh Jackman’s Les Miz Performance

Just days before the Oscars, the always topical musical Forbidden Broadway takes aim at Hugh Jackman’s performance as Jean Valjean in the Les Miserables movie. In the clip below, Forbidden Broadway star Scott Richard Foster pleads to “Bring It Down” to the tune of Valjean’s big solo “Bring Him Home.” Hilarious, Scott! Check out this song (plus loving ...

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