Michelle Williams Returns To Broadway As The Goddess Of Love

first_img Email Twitter Michelle Williams Returns To Broadway michelle-williams-returns-broadway-goddess-love https://twitter.com/playbill/status/1055539753985155072 Williams made her Broadway debut in 2003 as the lead in “Aida,” a hit play featuring music from Elton John and Tim Rice, which took home Best Musical Show Album at the 43rd GRAMMY Awards. She has performed in other major plays, including as the lead in “Chicago” on Broadway in 2010 and most recently reviving her role as Aida at Muny’s production of the play in 2016. She shared her excitement at returning to the big stage in this new role.”I am totally overjoyed to return to Broadway and excited to join the cast of ‘Once On This Island,'” Williams said. “Taking on the role of Erzulie, the Goddess of Love, speaks to my heart. The musical is such a moving, inclusive, spiritual journey that is needed in these times. It feels just right to represent love.””Once On This Island” tells the story of, according to Playbill, “a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love,” who seeks advice in her quest from the island gods, including Erzulie, to be played by Williams beginning Nov. 30.Destiny’s Child fans got a special treat at this year’s Coachella festival, when Beyoncé brought out Williams and Kelly Rowland for a special reunion performance during her headline set, where they treated fans to a medley of their hits including GRAMMY-nominated “Lose My Breath” and “Soldier,” as well as “Say My Name,” which won the group their first career GRAMMY for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or A Group With Vocal at the 43rd GRAMMY Awards.Williams told Billboard how powerful it is when the three of them get together, making the performance a special one for her.”I love performing with the girls. There’s nothing like it. Something happens when the three of us come together,” she said. “I just love the power it shows, the unity that it shows, that no matter where we are in life – personally, career wise – that we make time for each other.”Still “Wicked”: Celebrating 15 Years Of The GRAMMY-Winning MusicalRead more Facebook The GRAMMY-winning Destiny’s Child songstress takes center stage again, this time as Erzulie in “Once On This Island”Ana YglesiasGRAMMYs Oct 26, 2018 – 2:36 pm The GRAMMY-winning singer Michelle Williams, who rose to fame as one-third of ’90s R&B/pop sensations Destiny’s Child, is returning to Broadway to join the cast of the musical “Once On This Island” in November. Michelle Williams Returns To Broadway As The Goddess Of Love News last_img

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