Hugh Jackman Is Bringing His World Tour To Australia

Hugh Jackman has finally announced he'll be bringing his musical world tour down under.

The triple-threat will be performing hits from The Greatest Showman, Les Misérables and a number of Broadway shows in Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth, and Brisbane this August.

Jackman announced the news in Sydney with his Greatest Showman co-star Keala Settle and the pair performed a few tracks alongside the Australian Girls Choir.

Settle will appear as a guest of honour on the Australian leg of Jackman's musical tour -- so you can expect an extra special rendition of their Oscar-nominated track, "This Is Me".

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Jackman said he knew from the very beginning that Settle deserved a starring role in The Greatest Showman. 

"I kept saying to the director 'I don't know what role she's going to play but Keala has to be in it'."

The Front Runner star added that he "definitely has plans" for a few more special guests for the live shows but will be keeping the cameos a secret until August.

Tourists at Sydney Harbour got the shock of their life today when Hugh Jackman rocked up. Image: 10 daily.

The Greatest Showman director, Michael Gracey, recently told The Sun that it was "only natural" that the smash film would get the green light for a sequel.

“So those discussions have started and we are working on one right now.”

But until then, you can look forward to seeing Hugh live in just a few months, with tickets going on sale next week.

The Man. The Music. The Show. 

SYDNEY  -  3 SHOWS - Fri August 2 at 8pm, Sat August 3 at 2pm & 8pm Qudos Bank ArenaSydney tickets on sale Thursday, March 7 from 10am local time.

ADELAIDE  - 3 SHOWS - Sat August 10 at 2pm & 8pm, Sun Aug 11 at 8pm Adelaide Entertainment CentreAdelaide tickets on sale Thursday, March 7 from 9am local time.

MELBOURNE -  3 SHOWS - Fri August 16 at 8pm, Sat August 17 at 2pm & 8pm Rod Laver ArenaMelbourne tickets on sale Thursday, March 7 from 12noon local time.

PERTH - 2 SHOWS - Wed August 21 at 8pm, Sat August 24 at 2pm RAC ArenaPerth tickets on sale Thursday, March 7 from 10am local time.

BRISBANE - 2 SHOWS - Sat August 31 at 2pm & 8pm Brisbane Entertainment CentreBrisbane tickets on sale Thursday, March 7 from 10am local time.

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