Michael Ball News

 
Date Of Birth:
June 27, 1962 (57)
Birth Place:
Stratford-on-Avon, West Midlands, ENGLAND
Bio:
Theatre credits include: Edna Turnblad in Hairspray (West End, UK tour, whatsonstage and Olivier Award 2008); Hajj/The Poet in Kismet (ENO); Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience (New York City Opera); Count Fosco in The Woman in White (West End/Broadway); Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (West ... (read more)
 
Date of Birth: June 27, 1962 (57)

Birth Place: Stratford-on-Avon, West Midlands, ENGLAND

Bio:
Theatre credits include: Edna Turnblad in Hairspray (West End, UK tour, whatsonstage and Olivier Award 2008); Hajj/The Poet in Kismet (ENO); Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience (New York City Opera); Count Fosco in The Woman in White (West End/Broadway); Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (West ... (read more)
BWW Review: OLIVER! at SOUTH BEND CIVIC THEATREBWW Review: OLIVER! at SOUTH BEND CIVIC THEATRE
by Braden Allison - Jul 20, 2019

To continue their tradition of producing a classic musical during the summer, the South Bend Civic Theatre presented Oliver! with a cast of more than 40 people to filled audiences. The tone of the show was instantly set with a wonderfully charming London bridge designed by Jeff Barrick. Unfortunately the tone was then smashed by a horribly electric sounding music track of the overture with trumpets that were more reminiscent of synthesizers than anything else. This confusing clash continued throughout the production leading to a mixed bag of a show. More clarification on that thought later. (more...)

West End and Broadway Stars Send Words of Encouragement To Bullied Young Musical Theatre FanWest End and Broadway Stars Send Words of Encouragement To Bullied Young Musical Theatre Fan
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2019

Yesterday, actress and teacher Jacqueline Hughes reached out on Twitter to ask for help with something near and dear to her heart. One of her students, young Charlie, was being bullied for his love of musical theatre. (more...)

Shan Ako and Lily Kerhoas Join the Cast of LES MISERABLES Staged ConcertShan Ako and Lily Kerhoas Join the Cast of LES MISERABLES Staged Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

As rehearsals begin for Les Miserables -The Staged Concert, Cameron Mackintosh introduces Shan Ako and Lily Kerhoas who complete the principal casting as Eponine and Cosette respectively. They join the previously announced Michael Ball as Javert, Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean, Carrie Hope Fletcher as Fantine, Matt Lucas as Thenardier, Rob Houchen as Marius, Bradley Jaden as Enjolras, Katy Secombe as Madame Thenardier and, for three performances a week, John Owen-Jones as Jean Valjean. (more...)

Shan Ako & Lily Kerhoas Join LES MISERABLES Concert At The Gielgud TheatreShan Ako & Lily Kerhoas Join LES MISERABLES Concert At The Gielgud Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019

It has been announced that former X Factor contestant Shan Ako and newcomer Lily Kerhoas will be storming the barricade in the limited concert engagement of Les Miserables at the Gielgud Theatre. (more...)

West End Producer Stars In Cheeky Video To Promote Naughty New ShowWest End Producer Stars In Cheeky Video To Promote Naughty New Show
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

Theatreland's anonymous cult figure West End Producer has produced a cheeky video in preparation for his Edinburgh Fringe debut this summer with West End Producer (and Guests) - Free Willy! (more...)

Kerry Ellis Will Perform With 'Dominic Ferris: Me And My Piano' Live At ZedelKerry Ellis Will Perform With 'Dominic Ferris: Me And My Piano' Live At Zedel
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

Musical theatre star Kerry Ellis will join Steinway pianist and singer Dominic Ferris as his very special guest performer in Dominic Ferris: Me and My Piano at LIVE AT ZEDEL on Monday 1 July at 7.00pm. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 6/4: HADESTOWN Cast Recording News, City Center Season, and More!Wake Up With BWW 6/4: HADESTOWN Cast Recording News, City Center Season, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 4, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: City Center season announced, Hadestown cast recording news, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: Michael Ball and Susan Boyle Perform 'A Million Dreams' on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENTVIDEO: Michael Ball and Susan Boyle Perform 'A Million Dreams' on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT
by Stage Tube - Jun 3, 2019

Susan Boyle and Michael Ball took the stage at Britain's Got Talent last night, June 2, to perform 'A Million Dreams' from The Greatest Showman. The track was recorded for Boyle's album, TEN. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tim Howar Talks THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERABWW Interview: Tim Howar Talks THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Marianka Swain - May 22, 2019

Canadian actor and singer Tim Howar's past work includes Les Miserables, The Who's Tommy, Chess, and the 10th Anniversary production of Rent. He's also in the band Mike + The Mechanics. Currently, he's tackling one of the most iconic roles in musical theatre: playing the Phantom in the West End production. (more...)

BBC Producer Anthony Cherry Joins Dominic Ferris, Live At Zédel At ME AND MY PIANOBBC Producer Anthony Cherry Joins Dominic Ferris, Live At Zédel At ME AND MY PIANO
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

Following the success of his Me and My Piano shows at LIVE AT ZEDEL last year, Steinway pianist and singer Dominic Ferris returns to the venue on Monday 1 July at 7.00pm with his special guest, BBC Radio 2 and television producer, writer and director, Anthony Cherry. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Susan Boyle and Michael Ball Perform 'A Million Dreams' From THE GREATEST SHOWMANVIDEO: Watch Susan Boyle and Michael Ball Perform 'A Million Dreams' From THE GREATEST SHOWMAN
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2019

Susan Boyle has released a cover of 'A Million Dreams' from The Greatest Showman, featuring Michael Ball and The Rock Choir. (more...)

This Week on BroadwayWorld TV: Hottest Videos from 4/29 - 5/6/2019This Week on BroadwayWorld TV: Hottest Videos from 4/29 - 5/6/2019
by - May 6, 2019

Hottest Videos on BroadwayWorld.com 4/29 - 5/6/2019. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 5/3: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT in the West End, and More!Wake Up With BWW 5/3: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT in the West End, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - May 3, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Friday! Finish off your week by catching up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

Book Now For HAIRSPRAY In The West End, Starring Michael Ball!Book Now For HAIRSPRAY In The West End, Starring Michael Ball!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

It has just been reported that the hit musical Hairspray will return to the West End!  (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 5/2: Morrissey Begins Broadway Residency, and More!Wake Up With BWW 5/2: Morrissey Begins Broadway Residency, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - May 2, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today, Morrissey kicks off his Broadway residency at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater! The engagement will run through May 11! BroadwayWorld would like to wish Morrissey a happy first performance! (more...)

BWW Review: MICHAEL BALL: COMING HOME TO YOU, London PalladiumBWW Review: MICHAEL BALL: COMING HOME TO YOU, London Palladium
by Charlotte Downes - May 1, 2019

Michael Ball is touring his new album 'Coming Home To You', which he proudly announces is his first number one selling album for 27 years. From the opening song, people were on their feet dancing. The atmosphere in the Palladium is excellent as his fans are so adoring! (more...)

VIDEO: LES MISERABLES All-Star Cast Chats Upcoming ConcertVIDEO: LES MISERABLES All-Star Cast Chats Upcoming Concert
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2019

For 16 weeks only Michael Ball (Javert),Alfie Boe (Jean Valjean), Carrie Hope Fletcher (Fantine) and Matt Lucas(Thenardier) will lead a large cast and orchestra of over 65 in the concert version of Les Miserables. The cast sat down to chat about the upcoming event, watch the video below! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Gerald Santos Is Back HomeBWW Exclusive: Gerald Santos Is Back Home
by Oliver Oliveros - Apr 25, 2019

Balladeer-musical theater actor Gerald Santos discloses, 'I'm silly. I'm crazy as well. I'm human,' although his fans who have been following his career--from his first appearance on GMA's 'Pinoy Pop Superstar' Season Two (2006) to his final bow as one of the principal actors in the recent 'Miss Saigon' UK-Ireland-International tour (2017-2019)--perceive him otherwise. (more...)

Italian Pop/classical Tenor Jonathan Cilia Faro Releases New AlbumItalian Pop/classical Tenor Jonathan Cilia Faro Releases New Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

Golden sound, brilliant intensity, sheer romance - the thrill of the Italian tenor voice is back on From Now On, the ninth album of tenor Jonathan Cilia Faro, to be distributed by BFD / Sony Orchard on April 26. (more...)

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: LES MISERABLESThrowing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: LES MISERABLES
by Ben Rimalower - Apr 5, 2019

Oh my god, I have literally nothing to say about Les Miz. Well, maybe not nothing... not literally! It's not gonna be hard to throw these out, I'll tell you that much. I have so many freaking Les Miz CDs and they all take up so much space at two--even three--discs a pop. The only one I ever really listened to in its entirety more than a couple of times was the Original London cast anyway. (more...)

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