Tony producers said that Jackman will host the gala that will take place at
Jackman has hosted the Tonys three times and last hosted the show in 2005. The Australian actor will next be seen in "X-Men: Days of Future Past," which is scheduled to be released in cinemas May 23, just two weeks before the show.
The Tonys will be broadcast live on CBS, with a delay for the West Coast.
Jackman is himself the recipient of two Tony Awards: for his role in the 2004 production of "The Boy From Oz" and a special award in 2012.
The actor hosted the