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Jackman Can’t Get Enough, Commits to Upcoming “Houdini” Musical

Fresh off of absolutely owning the holiday Broadway season – grossing nearly $1.5 million a week for ten weeks will do that for you – Hugh Jackman’s decided he wants another taste of the white way, though he’s going to wait a bit before hitting the boards again. Jackson, however, has committed to playing Harry Houdini in the long-awaited Houdini musical, which is currently tentatively scheduled for the 2013-14 season. The composition team’s pretty weighty, too: Stephen Schwartz for the score, Aaron Sorkin for the book. (FULL ARTICLE: Patrick Healy, The New York Times)