Specials on this DVD:
- Interviews with Michael Ball, Jonathan Butterell and Jason Carr
This show was recorded as part of the famous "Divas at the Donmar" season at the highly acclaimed Donmar Warehouse Theatre. Michael was asked by famous movie director Samm Mendes (American Beauty) who was at that time director of the theatre to be part of the season. Michael agreed and in collaboration with director Jonathan Butterell and pianist Jason Carr this masterpiece developped. "Alone Together" is the life of a performer purely told by song. AS Michae
This widely acclaimed show represents a complete departure for Michael Ball. On a bare stage with just a piano, his dramatic and moving performances takes us on a tour of an artist's life, his struggles and successes. It is a remarkable tour-de-force that showcases not just one of the great talents of the musical stage, but also an artist of immense courage. A unique moment on the London stage that reveals a new side to Michael Ball.
"Michael Ball, the best musical theatre tenor of his generation, in a knockout program, splendidly accompanied by Jason Carr on piano." Daily Mail
"Ball constantly makes us re-think the songs we thought we knew." Sheridan Morley, The Spectator
"As the performer tightens his grip over the intimate Donmar Warehouse, relying not on chit-chat or a hand-mike but on sheer empathy with his material, an audience can be forgiven for checking his program. Can this really be Michael Ball?" Matt Wolf, Variety