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Hugh Jackman Hits Broadway As Harry Houdini

Hugh Jackman Hits Broadway As Harry Houdini

Hugh Jackman is rumored to star in a Broadway musical as magic man Harry Houdini, reports FOX.

Former Oingo Boingo frontman Danny Elfman is writing the music. Former magazine editor Kurt Andersen is reportedly working on the script. Hugh has already been working on magic routines and will supposedly replicate big Houdini tricks on stage.

The Aussie actor already played a magician in 2006′s The Prestige. Producers may ask David Blaine and Cirque du Soleil to spice up the show.

Hugh, 40, won a 2004 Tony Award for his Broadway portrayal of Australian songwriter and performer Peter Allen in The Boy from Oz.

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7 Comments

# 1

Whatever I just hope he will be shirtless in this musical

# 2
bhdddddddddd @ 11/26/2008 at 1:12 pm

sum1 pls answer is ashley tisdales music for boys or girls ? or is it for both?

# 3

Ohmigod! He was absolutely fantastic in The Boy From Oz. Unlike Katie Holmes, he can really act! Wow, can’t wait.

# 4

Hugh is currently rumoured to do several musicals on Broadway, and I’ll gladly go to any of them. He is such an incredible talent!

And the gorgeousness doesn’t hurt either. :D

# 5

I know he loves to do Broadway and he was fantastic in “Boy from Oz” (I was lucky enough to see it) but selfishly I want him to do a movie musical first. I would love to see that beautiful voice and dancing talent preserved on film.

# 6

He never played Houdini in the movie; The Prestige. Where did you get that from???? That was a character of a different name.

# 7

It’s a good new, I would liked to be here, but I can’t. Because it’s a long way to Paris …. But I would adored to see Hugh ………

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