While recording his Radio program, Michael Ball took some time out to say hello and give a special Stages Festival Message to all our Stages fans. Click the below video to be taken to his message.
Michael Ball is Britain’s leading musical theatre star, a double Olivier Award winner, multi-platinum recording artist and a hugely popular radio and TV presenter. For 30 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.
Message Transcript from Michael Ball:
“Hi there, I’ve got to tell you, I am so excited about the Floating Festivals Stages cruise in October where I’m going to be performing along with a load
of great names from the world of musical theatre. I hopefully will see you there, if you haven’t booked your ticket, get on to it! Cause, there are going fast! Hopefully I’ll see you there, it’s going to be a very memorable week of music for all musical theatre fans”
Michael regularly tours the UK as a concert artist and has sold millions of albums over the last 25 years; he’s performed in Australia, China, USA, Singapore and in 2007 made his BBC Proms debut: An Evening with Michael Ball at the Royal Albert Hall marked the first time a musical theatre star had been given a solo concert at the Proms.
In 2016 Michael recorded a new album with Alfie Boe, entitled ‘Together’, which was released on Decca Records in November. The album went Platinum in just over 5 weeks, was 2016’s Christmas Number 1, has now sold over 500,000 copies and was the biggest selling album release of the year! Michael and Alfie also entertained more than 80,000 fans on a sold out 29 date tour of the UK.
2017 looks like it will be just as busy, with a Summer and Autumn tour confirmed alongside Alfie Boe and many more exciting things to come!