STAGE TUBE: Michael Ball Sends Holiday Greetings from His Pets!
Stage star Michael Ball has just released a holiday greeting to fans featuring his very own superstar pets, Ollie and Freddie. Check it out below!
For more than 25 years Michael has been at the top of his game starring in musical theatre productions in the West End and on Broadway winning critical acclaim, a devoted following and awards for his stage work and recording career.
Michael made his West End debut as Marius in the original London cast of LES MISERABLES; he starred in the West End production of The Phantom of the Opera, Aspects of Love in the West End and on Broadway, in the London production of Stephen Sondheim's Passion and as Caractacus Potts in the West End musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. In 2005 he returned to Broadway as Count Fosco in The Woman in White, which transferred from London's West End and, in the same year, made his New York City Opera debut as Reginald Bunthorne in Gilbert and Sullivan's Patience. In 2007 he made his debut with the ENO as Haj/The Poet in Kismet.
In 2008 Michael made box office history at the Shaftesbury Theatre with his Olivier Award winning performance as Edna Turnblad in the smash hit musical Hairspray which he then took on tour across the UK throughout 2010. During August of that year he made his debut as chat show host on ITV1's 'The Michael Ball Show' and in December he made his debut as a West End co-producer with the musical theatre production of Love Story (Duchess Theatre). In 2013 Michael won Best Actor in a Musical from Whatsonstage.com and his second Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his critically acclaimed lead role in Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Chichester and Adelphi/West End).