Hugh Jackman to perform in Istanbul
Aussie actor Hugh Jackman will be performing at Zorlu Centre in Istanbul between 17 and 20 March in 2015. The event is called “an Evening with Hugh Jackman – with a full orchestra”
Although the event will be a set performance, it will be presented in a concert format that also contains improvisations.
Tony-Award-winning Aussie actor will be accompanied by dancers and an orchestra of twenty-seven pieces during the performance.
The show will feature various segments, including tributes to classic movie musicals like ”Singin’ in the Rain” and ”Guys and Dolls” as well as odes to the Indigenous Australian culture and Peter Allen, the Australian composer Jackman earned a Tony Award for playing in The Boy From Oz. Jackman will improvises often throughout the show.
An international movie star who got his start in Australian theater, Jackman earned a Tony for his Broadway debut in The Boy From Oz in 2004, the same year he first hosted the Tony ceremony. He returned to Broadway in the 2009 hit “A Steady Rain” opposite Daniel Craig, followed by the solo concert “Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway” in 2011. In 2012, he played the role of Jean Valjean in the musical movie “Les Misérables.”