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Hugh Jackman-Led HOUDINI Musical to Hold Third Workshop; Broadway in A Little Over a Year?

By: Sep. 19, 2013
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Stage and screen star Hugh Jackman told the Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye that he has plans to hold a third workshop for HOUDINI and hopes to bring the musical to Broadway "within a year or 18 months".

The actor is also searching for a two-to-four-week span during which he can bring his one-man show to London.

"We were just talking about it and poring over dates," Jackman said.

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In Houdini, Hugh Jackman will return to Broadway starring as America's greatest showman. One of the world's most fascinating figures takes center stage in Houdini, an original and contemporary look at the life--and death--of America's first superstar.

Directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, Houdini is presented by film and theatre producer Scott Sanders and David Rockwell. Mr. Rockwell will also design the sets for Houdini. Additional Houdini casting, creative team and design team to be announced at a later date.

Jackman just attended the Toronto International Film Festival premiere for Prisoners. Other upcoming big screen projects include X-Men: Days of Future Past and The Greatest Showman on Earth. He recently starred in The Wolverine and the Oscar-nominated movie adaptation of Les Miserables. Jackman has appeared on Broadway in Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway, A Steady Rain and The Boy From Oz -- for which he won the 2004 Tony Award -- as well as off-Broadway's Carousel. In 2012, Jackman was honored with a Tony Award Special Award for Extraordinary Contribution to the Theatre Community.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride