March 13 (UPI) -- Hugh Jackman is returning to Broadway in an upcoming revival of The Music Man.
"The Music Man. Broadway. October 22, 2020. @MusicManBway," Jackman said on Twitter Wednesday alongside a photo of a suitcase that belongs to the character of Harold Hill.
Jackman will be portraying Harold Hill in the musical, a character that cons the people of a small Iowa town into buying instruments and uniforms for a band that he will never create.
"The idea of bringing The Music Man back to Broadway has been lurking in the back of my brain for a long time, maybe even for 35 years," Jackman said in a statement after explaining how The Music Man was the first play he was a part of.
"When Scott Rudin called me with that very idea, I was floored. To finally be doing this is a huge thrill," he continued about the play's producer.
Jackman has previously appeared in four Broadway productions including 2003's The Boy From Oz, 2009's A Steady Rain, 2011's Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway and 2014's The River.
Jackman is set to embark on a worldwide arena tour that will feature him performing songs from The Greatest Showman and Les Miserables. The tour begins in May.