Hugh Jackman may be best known with his role as Wolverine in the X-Men movies and Jean Valjean in the Les Misérables is coming to Istanbul to sing with a full orchestra. "Hugh Jackman – An Evening with Hugh Jackman" is a set performance that Jackman is accompanied by dancers and an orchestra of thirty two pieces.
The show features various segments, including tributes to classic movie musicals like ''Singin' in the Rain'' and ''Guys and Dolls'' as well as odes to the Aborigine culture of Jackman's native Australia and Peter Allen, the Australian composer Jackman earned a Tony Award for playing in The Boy From Oz. Jackman improvises often throughout the show. His charming interactions keep things fresh and funny.
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."
Zorlu Performing Arts Center in Istanbul hosts Hugh Jackman between 17 and 20 March 2015. There will be a special 10% discount for students and audience over the age 65. Discount tickets will only be valid at the Zorlu Performing Arts Center Box Office.