Chitty's Michael Ball Plans Summer 2005 Concert Tour

News   Chitty's Michael Ball Plans Summer 2005 Concert Tour West End stage star Michael Ball, most recently seen in the London production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, will launch his latest concert tour this summer in the U.K.

Ball's official website has announced concert dates for the period beginning May, 29, 2005 and ending June 27. Tickets, priced between £22.50 and £30, are currently available by calling 0870 400 0688 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.co.uk.

The actor's concert itinerary follows:

May 29 at the Blackpool Opera House
May 31 at the Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
June 1 at the Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
June 2 at the Newcastle City Hall
June 4 at the Glasgow Clyde
June 5 at the Edinburgh Playhouse
June 7 at the Futurist Scarborough
June 8 at the Bradford St George's
June 10 at the Manchester Apollo
June 11 at the Birmingham NEC
June 13 at the Liverpool Empire
June 14 at the Oxford New Theatre
June 15 at the Bristol Hippodrome
June 17 at the Plymouth Pavilions
June 18 at the Bournemouth Pavilion
June 19 at the Cardiff CIA
June 21 at the Brighton Centre
June 22 at the Portsmouth Guildhall
June 25 at the Hammersmith Apollo
June 26 at the Ipswich Regent
June 27 at the Bournemouth Pavilion

Michael Ball made his Broadway debut as Alex in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Aspects of Love, a role he created on the London stage. His other London stage credits include The Pirates of Penzance, Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera, Passion and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Ball's numerous, best-selling solo recordings include "Centre Stage," "Christmas," "Live at the Royal Albert Hall," "The Movies," "The Musicals," "First Love," "Always" and "Michael Ball."

For more information, visit www.michaelball.co.uk.