The show will be written by Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin, composed by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) and directed by Jack O’Brien.
How cool does this sound?
They plan to début the musical in the 2013-14 season.
Jackman said in a statement: “I have been deeply fascinated by the life of Harry Houdini since I was young, and in many ways I’ve been preparing for this role my whole life. I am thrilled to be collaborating with this collection of artists who are all at the top of their game.”