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Hugh Jackman launches world tour next year

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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018 file photo, Hugh Jackman arrives at the Governors Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Jackman will launch his first ever world tour next year, performing at arenas mostly reserved for pop, rock and rap stars. Jackman announced his The Man. The Music. The Show. tour on Thursday, Nov. 29, which will feature Jackman singing songs from The Greatest Showman, €œLes Miserables and Broadway musicals, among other selections. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Hugh Jackman will launch his first world tour next year, performing at arenas mostly reserved for pop, rock and rap stars.

The multi-talented Australian entertainer announced his The Man. The Music. The Show. tour on Thursday, which will feature Jackman singing songs from The Greatest Showman, Les Miserables and Broadway musicals, among other selections.

He will be accompanied by a live orchestra.

The tour starts in Europe, officially kicking off in Hamburg, Germany, on May 13, 2019. He will play two shows at The O2 Arena in London.

The North American leg begins on June 18 in Houston and he will perform twice at both New York's Madison Square Garden and Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl.

The Boy From Oz star has not announced any Australian dates, however.

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