Olivier winner Michael Ball, recently seen in the London revival of Sweeney Todd, will launch a new concert tour in April 2013.
Entitled "Both Sides Now," the tour will feature songs from Ball's stage and recording careers. A CD of the same name will also be released.
Current tour dates, according to the actor's official website, follow:
April 15 - Ipswich Regent Theatre
April 17 - Newcastle City Hall
April 18 - Glasgow Clyde Auditorium
April 19 - Liverpool Empire
April 21 - Sheffield City Hall
April 22 - Manchester Bridgewater Hall
April 23 - York Barbican
April 25 - Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
April 26 - Blackpool Opera House
April 27- Birmingham Symphony Hall
April 29 - Plymouth Pavillions
April 30 - Oxford New Theatre
May 1 - Bournemouth International Centre
May 3 - Brighton Centre
May 4 - London Hammersmith Apollo
May 5 - Southampton Mayflower Theatre
May 7 - Cardiff St David's Hall
Ball previously appeared in the West End premiere of Sondheim's Passion, and was also seen on the London stage as the Olivier Award-winning star of Hairspray. He also originated leading roles in the West End in Les Misérables, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Aspects of Love (subsequently on Broadway) and took over roles in The Woman in White and The Phantom of the Opera. He made his English National Opera debut as Hajj/Poet in Kismet, and in 2005 he made his debut with the New York City Opera as Reginald Bunthrone in Gilbert and Sullivan's Patience. He co-produced Chichester Festival 2010's West End transfer of Love Story.
Tickets for the concert tour are currently on sale by visiting Ticketmaster.co.uk.
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