Michael Ball
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Michael Ball
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Previous Olivier Award-winners Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton will host the 2011 Olivier Awards, to be presented at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on March 13.

Ball's many stage credits include Hairspray, Aspects of Love, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Phantom of the Opera and The Woman in White. Staunton's numerous stage credits include Life x3, A Chorus of Disapproval, Guys and Dolls, Into the Woods, Entertaining Mr. Sloane, and There Came a Gypsy Riding. As previously reported, they will star opposite one another in Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Sweeney Todd in September.

For TheaterMania's previous story on 2011 Olivier Award nominees (including Sierra Boggess, Derek Jacobi, Bill T. Jones, Elena Roger, Mark Rylance, and more), click here.

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