Hugh Jackman In Performance Scheduled for May Run at the Curran; Warren Carlyle Directs

News   Hugh Jackman In Performance Scheduled for May Run at the Curran; Warren Carlyle Directs
 
Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman, most recently on Broadway in the two-character Keith Huff play A Steady Rain, will play a two-week limited concert engagement in San Francisco in May.

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Hugh Jackman In Performance at The Curran Theatre is scheduled for May 3-15. Jackman will perform his Broadway and Hollywood favorite musical numbers backed by a 17-piece orchestra.

Warren Carlyle (Finian's Rainbow, A Tale of Two Cities) will direct the concerts with musical direction by Patrick Vaccariello.

In a statement Jackman said, "I have always loved performing live on stage. I'm excited to now have the chance to put together some of my favorite musical performances for Bay Area audiences. And I can't think of a more ideal place to do this than the intimate Curran Theatre in San Francisco, one of the best Broadway theatres in America."

Jackman, who was seen on screen in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," earned a Tony Award for his work in the Broadway musical The Boy From Oz. He is also known for his film roles in the "X-Men" trilogy, "Someone Like You," "Swordfish," "Kate and Leopold," "Van Helsing" and the recent "The Fountain" and "Happy Feet" (in voice). His stage credits also include Trevor Nunn's staging of Oklahoma! at Britian's National Theatre and award-winning work in productions of Sunset Boulevard and Beauty and the Beast in his homeland.

Tickets are currently available for SHN subscribers only; tickets for the general public will go on sale April 1. For more information visit www.shnsf.com/shows/HughJackman.

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