Sweeney Todd - London

Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton star in Sondheim's classic.

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Michael Ball on His London Triumph (and Broadway Dreams) in Sweeney Todd

Michael Ball turns 50 on June 27, but the hugely popular British star has been the one gifting playgoers of late by giving the performance of his career in the West End revival of Sweeney Todd. The dimpled actor might seem unlikely casting for the murderous barber, but Ball and co-star Imelda Staunton have had Adelphi Theatre audiences jumping to ...

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Sweeney Todd, Starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton, Heads to the West End

The Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton, will transfer to the West End's Adelphi Theatre on March 10, 2012. The production plays its final performance at its current home on November 5.

Directed by Jonathan Kent, the production also stars Lucy May Barker as Johanna, Peter ...

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Watch Michael Ball Swing His Razor as Chichester's Sweeney Todd Alongside Oscar Nominee Imelda Staunton

British actor Michael Ball is sharpening his razor as he takes on the title character in Sweeney Todd. Ball (an Olivier Award winner for playing Edna Turnblad in the West End production of Hairspray) is currently leading the Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Stephen Sondheim's Tony-winning musical alongside Oscar nominee Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake, Harry Potter and the Order of ...

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Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton to Star in Sweeney Todd; West End Transfer Expected

Michael Ball is bound for the murderous title role in Sweeney Todd. The production, which has also tapped Oscar nominee Imelda Staunton as Mrs. Lovett, is set to open at the Chichester Festival Theatre in summer 2011, according to The Daily Mail. The revival of the 1979 Stephen Sondheim/Hugh Wheeler musical, which is expected to transfer to the West End ...

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