Art & Culture

Hugh Jackman Will Perform Hits From The Greatest Showman In Manchester As Part Of His World Tour

By Laura O'Neill

Lock up your nans, your mums, your sons, your daughters…

Hugh Jackman has announced his first world tour, and he’s coming to Manchester! The Man. The Music. The Show. will see the aussie actor perform hit songs from The Greatest Showman, Les Miserables and more from Broadway and film at Manchester Arena on May 24, accompanied by a live orchestra.

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The tour will kick off with four shows across the UK beginning in Manchester, with stops Birmingham on May 27 and London on June 2 and 3.

From his award-winning turn on Broadway as the 1970s singer/songwriter Peter Allen, to his metal claw-wielding Wolverine in the blockbuster X-Men franchise, Jackman has proven to be one of the most versatile actors of our time.


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He earned his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his performance in Les Mis, and won a Golden Globe for his performance as Jean Valjean. He was also nominated for a Golden Globe for his role as P.T. Barnum in The Greatest Showman last year.

Tickets to his tour go on sale at 9am on Friday, December 7 click here for more information.