Does Hugh Jackman want another Tony to add to his awards cabinet? Or is he trying to prove that
Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark
wasn't such a terrible idea after all by laying the foundations for
Wolverine The Musical
Either way the
actor has announced that he will return to New York's Broadway to perform a selection of his favourite musical numbers, including songs that reflect his stage and film career.
With that in mind
is looking forward to hearing something from
(geddit?) that reflects his relationship with Sabre Tooth in
, 'The Farmer And The Cowman' from
to mark his role in
, plus 'I'm A Bad, Bad Man' from
Annie Get Your Gun
to remind him that he was in
Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway
opens for previews on 25 October at The Broadhurst Theatre, with the official opening night on 10 November. It runs until 1 January 2012.
"I can't believe it's been seven years since I was singing and dancing on Broadway,” said Jackman. “There is nothing like performing on the Great White Way and I'm so excited to be coming ‘home’.”
Can you really call it a one-man show when you're accompanied by an 18-piece orchestra, though?