VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Hugh Jackman Chats HOUDINI on 'Inside the Actor's Studio'by TV News Desk - February 13, 2013
Bravo shines the spotlight on multi-talented star, and 2013 Oscar nominee, Hugh Jackman, as he returns to the 'Inside The Actors Studio' stage for a second time, premiering tonight, February 13 at 8PM ET/PT. Check out the sneak peek below! (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Hugh Jackman Chats HOUDINI on 'Inside the Actor's Studio'by TV News Desk - January 31, 2013
Bravo shines the spotlight on multi-talented star, and 2013 Oscar nominee, Hugh Jackman, as he returns to the 'Inside the Actors Studio' stage for a second time, premiering Wednesday, February 13 at 8PM ET/PT. Check out the sneak peek below! (more...)
Aaron Sorkin was 'Really Looking Forward to Returning to Broadway' with HOUDINIby BWW News Desk - January 30, 2013
'Mr. Sorkin's considerable talents are an asset to any project and we regret that he's unable to remain with Houdini,' said producers Scott Sanders and David Rockwell, 'However, what Hugh and the creative team continue to create is one of the most exciting projects we've ever been a part of. Our projected arrival on Broadway and additional creative team announcement will be made at a future date.' (more...)
Aaron Sorkin Withdraws from Broadway's HOUDINI Due to Scheduling Conflictsby BWW News Desk - January 29, 2013
According to Deadline.com, Aaron Sorkin has withdrawn as librettist of the upcoming Broadway production Houdini, starring Hugh Jackman. Sorkin's schedule, including his commitments involving the second season of HBO's 'The Newsroom' and adapting Walter Isaacson's book 'Steve Jobs' for Sony Pictures, would not allow him time to continue work on the musical. (more...)
Aaron Sorkin Gives HOUDINI Update: June 25 'Stumble-Through' Planned with Hugh Jackmanby BWW News Desk - June 7, 2012
As BroadwayWorld previously reoprted, Hugh Jackman will return to Broadway during the 2013/2014 season starring as America's greatest showman in Houdini, an original musical, with a libretto by Academy Award and six-time Emmy Award winner Aaron Sorkin.
Sorkin recently revealed some details on the show to the NY Times. He commented: 'Work on Houdini has been underway for a while, with Stephen Schwartz and I meeting regularly - either in New York or L.A. - to map out the show we're doing (also not a biography), move index cards around a board, listen to first drafts of songs and read first drafts of scenes.' (more...)
Hugh Jackman to Return to Broadway in HOUDINI 2013-14 by Stephen Schwartz & Aaron Sorkin!by BWW News Desk - January 4, 2012
Hugh Jackman will return to Broadway during the 2013/2014 season starring as America's greatest showman in Houdini, an original musical. Making his Broadway debut as librettist, Academy Award and six-time Emmy Award winner Aaron Sorkin will collaborate with three-time Academy Award and four-time Grammy Award winner Stephen Schwartz. Directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, Houdini is presented by film and theatre producer Scott Sanders and David Rockwell. Mr. Rockwell will also design the sets for Houdini. Additional Houdini casting, creative team and design team to be announced at a later date.
HOUDINI: Back on Track with Sorkin in the Mix; Aiming for 2012 Openingby BWW News Desk - November 2, 2010
EW.com reports today that the Broadway-bound musical Houdini, starring Hugh Jackman, has a new writer at the helm in Aaron Sorkin. According to EW: 'an impressive creative team has quietly assembled around the project, including playwright Aaron Sorkin, composer Danny Elfman, lyricist Glenn Slater, and director Jack O'Brien - and despite repeated delays, Elfman says work on Houdini is now well underway.' (more...)