Hugh Jackman Reveals 2019 World Tour

Hugh Jackman

“It’s not Wolverine The Musical. Not yet.” Hugh Jackman, the Austrailian star and beloved Wolverine character has revealed he will be doing a world tour next year. Jackman is calling the tour “The Man. The Music. The Show.”

Entertainment Tonight details the tour will begin May 13, 2019, in Hamburg, Germany and on June 18 in Houston, Texas. The show will wrap up in Hollywood, California on July 20.

The tour stops will be made in America, Europe, the United Kingdom, Austraila, and New Zealand. The show will consist of a 26-piece orchestra, 30 singers and dancers The songs are from “The Greatest Showman,” (2017), “Les Miserables,” (2012), “Boy From Oz,” (2003), and other songs from Broadway and his auditions.

Tickets will be available to purchase worldwide beginning on Dec. 7, 2018. In Europe and the United Kingdom, the tickets will be available at 9 a.m. local time. In North America, the tickets will be available at 10 a.m.

Jackman has a lot of surprises in store for the audiences who attend his shows. In his interview, he said “I’m singing. I’m dancing. I’m telling stories.” These stories will feature special guest like Keala Settle, who plays the big lady in “The Greatest Showman.”

The tour is a celebration. It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Jackman describes what he wants his show to be to the audience in his interview:

“I think whether it’s 300 hundred people or 3,000 or 13,000 it has to feel like a celebration and you have to connect … Whether you’re at the back or whether you’re at the front, this is a night where something’s going to happen that can only happen there”

With the hard work and help of Jackman’s family, he will be preparing a unique one-man show that is sure to be a memorable experience for all. His wife, Deborra-lee Furness, helped Jackman put together his list of songs. His two children Oscar, 18, and Ava, 13, will have jobs helping with the show, mentions Entertainment Tonight.

According to Just Jared, the tour dates, cities and venues for Jackman’s world tour are as follows:

  • Monday, May 13 – Barclaycard Arena – Hamburg
  • Tuesday, May 14 – Mercedes-Benz Arena – Berlin
  • Thursday, May 16 – Lanxess Arena – Cologne
  • Friday, May 17 – Ziggo Dome – Amsterdam
  • Sunday, May 19 – Hallenstadion – Zurich
  • Tuesday, May 21 – SAP Arena – Mannheim
  • Wednesday, May 22 – AccorHotels Arena – Paris
  • Friday, May 24 – Manchester Arena -Manchester
  • Monday, May 27 – Birmingham Resorts World Arena – Birmingham
  • Thursday, May 30 – 3Arena – Dublin
  • Sunday, June 2 – The O2 Arena – London
  • Monday, June 3 – The O2 Arena – London
  • Tuesday, June 18 – Toyota Center – Houston
  • Wednesday, June 19 – American Airlines Center – Dallas
  • Friday, June 21 – United Center – Chicago
  • Saturday, June 22 – Xcel Energy Center – St. Paul
  • Monday, June 24 – Little Caesars Arena – Detroit
  • Tuesday, June 25 – Scotiabank Arena – Toronto
  • Thursday, June 27 – TD Garden – Boston
  • Friday, June 28 – Madison Square Garden – New York City
  • Saturday, June 29 – Madison Square Garden – New York City
  • Sunday, June 30 – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia
  • Monday, July 1 – Capital One Arena – Washington DC
  • Wednesday, July 3 – State Farm Arena – Atlanta
  • Friday, July 5 – Amalie Arena – Tampa
  • Saturday, July 6 – BB&T Center – Sunrise
  • Wednesday, July 10 – Pepsi Center – Denver
  • Thursday, July 11 – Vivint Smart Home Arena – Salt Lake City
  • Saturday, July 13 – MGM Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas
  • Sunday, July 14 – Gila River Arena – Glendale
  • Tuesday, July 16 – Valley View Casino Center – San Diego
  • Wednesday, July 17- SAP Center at San Jose – San Jose
  • Friday, July 19 – Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles
  • Saturday, July 20 – Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles

The Independent mentions Jackman’s interview with Good Morning America and how he said: “This is a dream come true for me.” This one-man production, “The Man. The Music. The Show.” is sure to be an experience worth the cost of admission.

Written By Monet’ Goode
Edited by Cathy Milne-Ware

Sources:

Entertainment Tonight Online: Hugh Jackman Announces World Tour, Will Perform Songs From ‘Greatest Showman’ and ‘Les Miserables’
Just Jared: Hugh Jackman Announces World Tour – Dates, Cities & Venues!
Independent: Hugh Jackman to perform Greatest Showman tracks in worldwide arena tour

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