March 24th, 2011
05:11 PM ET
Shooting for "The Wolverine" may be delayed now that Darren Aronofsky has dropped out as director, but Hugh Jackman is getting another chance to demonstrate his prowess. The actor is set to do a two-week concert gig in which he'll perform his favorite Broadway and Hollywood musical tunes, according to The Wrap.
"Hugh Jackman in Performance" will run at San Francisco's Curran Theatre from May 3-15. Tony-winner Jackman, who will be backed by a 17-piece orchestra, is expected to perform numbers from his hit 2003 Broadway show "The Boy from Oz," as well as other popular show tunes from both stage and screen.
Before heading to Hollywood, the Aussie actor made his name in Melbourne musicals throughout the '90s, playing Gaston in "Beauty & the Beast" and starring in "Sunset Boulevard." In 1998, he played Curly in a London production of the classic "Oklahoma!"
Jackman is now expected to return to Broadway in a musical about legendary magician Harry Houdini.
Do you prefer him as an action hero or song-and-dance man?
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