STAGE TUBE: Michael Ball Performs 'Love Changes Everything' at 2013 Olivier Awards
The 2013 Olivier Awards 2013 took place on April 28, hosted by Sheridan Smith and Hugh Bonneville, at the Royal Opera House. For a full list of this year's winners, click here, and below, watch Michael Ball perform "Love Changes Everything" with the Arts Ed choir at the awards show!
Michael Ball is Britain's leading musical theatre star, Olivier Award winner, multi-platinum recording artist and popular TV host and radio presenter. Since making his West End debut 25 years ago as Marius in the original production of Les Miserables, Michael has created a string of leading characters in the West End and on Broadway in shows such as Aspects of Love, Passion, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Phantom of the Opera, Woman In White and Hairspray. He made his debut with the New York City Opera in 2005 in their production of Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience and with the English National Opera in 2007 in their production of 'Kismet'.
His showstopping performance as Edna Turnblad in the West End production of Hairspray earned him the whatsonstage.com award and Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 2008. As associate producer and lead actor in the 2010/2011 touring production of Hairspray, Michael reprised his role as Edna across the UK and Ireland. In 2012, he performed the title role in Sweeney Todd with Imelda Staunton as Mrs Lovett. Michael's BBC Radio 2 show, 'Michael Ball's Sunday Brunch' broadcasts to nearly 3 million listeners a week.