Monday, April 25, 2005

Ball on the Boards

North of the border, in Canada, Michael Ball is quite the famous actor. Online, the Encyclopedia of Canadian Theatre, runs a bio and a photo.

Parts of his CV include:
Sturdy, reliable actor born in 1943 and enjoying a wide and varied career in theatre and television. He has played several leads at the country's most important theatres including Crichton in The Admirable Crichton, Cauchon in Saint Joan, Pickering in Pygmalion, and Schon in Lulu all at the Shaw Festival (where he is a favourite), Brutus in Julius Caesar at Vancouver Playhouse and Petruchio in Taming if the Shrew at Manitoba Theatre Centre....He is a generous actor, well-liked by colleagues, critics and audiences.

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