X-Men star Hugh Jackman has already confirmed to the world he can sing, first by being a musical theatre star before breaking into Hollywood, after which by way of his show-stopping performances in The Greatest Showman and Les Misérables.
He even opened the 2019 Brit Awards with an epic routine from The Greatest Showman, which served as a teaser for his upcoming world tour, The Man. The Music. The Show.
But, because it seems, Jackman nonetheless has loads of surprises in retailer for audiences who come to see him carry out dwell.
“I’m undoubtedly going to do stuff that individuals are in all probability anticipating from The Greatest Showman, from Les Miserables and issues I’ve executed on stage,” Jackman informed NME of the plans for his tour.
“I really like a musical referred to as Dear Evan Hansen which has been an enormous hit, however I’ll by no means get to play the 17-year-old protagonist so I’m going to play a few of that and I am studying to play piano too.
“There can be surprises. Not solely will there be some company, however there can be some stuff that individuals wouldn’t affiliate me with. Also, a number of the tales I inform can be stunning. I need this present to be extra revealing and extra private than ever earlier than.”
Jackman has already shared that he is a “huge fan of getting company on tour”, and whereas he initially teased his dream visitor listing, he later confirmed that Robbie Williams will definitely be involved at one level.
And, talking to NME, Jackman added that he thinks enviornment exhibits should be “specially-crafted”, and he loves it when folks go off-script to offer audiences a you-had-to-be-there feeling.
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“Doing an enviornment present, for me, is maybe the last word due to the quantity of power and pleasure that you could create,” Jackman added.
“Surprisingly to me, after doing an enviornment present in Australia three years in the past, you possibly can create a particular sort of intimacy. It needs to be specially-crafted.
“When I’m going to arenas I adore it when folks go off-script. You know, like when Adele begins happening about her day, her babysitter, this and that – you adore it. You really feel like one thing occurred simply that evening. It’s at all times been my template for theatre.
“Nothing can substitute the dwell side the place one thing can occur that evening.”
Jackman kicks off his world tour in Glasgow in May, adopted by a string of dates across the UK – and you may buy tickets for the tour right here.