Michael Ball to Launch "Heroes" Concert Tour in Spring 2011

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Stage and recording star Michael Ball, one of the producers of the new musical Love Story in the West End, will launch a new U.K. concert tour in 2011.

Michael Ball
Michael Ball Photo by Ken McKay

Entitled "Heroes," the tour, according to the actor's official website, will kick off May 24, 2011, at the Grand Canal Theatre in Dublin and continue through June 26 at the Brighton Centre in Brighton.

In the new tour, Ball will perform many of his own hits as well as those of his "heroes" of the music world.

For a complete list of tour dates, visit www.michaelball.co.uk.

Ball's other London stage credits include Marius in the original production of Les Miserables, Alex in the original Aspects of Love, Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Giorgio in Stephen Sondheim's Passion, Count Fosco in Woman in White and Edna in Hairspray, for which he won an Olivier Award. He reprised his performances in Aspects of Love and Woman in White on Broadway.

Ball has toured extensively as a solo concert artist, releasing over a dozen albums and several DVDs. He has also worked as a television presenter in the U.K., recently finishing the first season of "The Michael Ball Show" for ITV.

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