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Michelle Williams returns to Broadway in Once On This Island


Ida Mae AstuteNext month, Michelle Williams is returning to Broadway, in the Tony Award-winning musical, Once On This Island.

The former Destiny’s Child member will play the role of Erzulie in the production from November 30, to June 2, 2019.

“I am totally overjoyed to return to Broadway and excited to join the cast of Once On This Island,” Williams said in a statement. “Taking on the role of Erzulie, the Goddess of Love, speaks to my heart.”

She adds, “The musical is such a moving, inclusive, spiritual journey that is needed in these times. It feels just right to represent love.” 

The Caribbean-flavored production tells the story of a peasant girl who falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of the island. When they are separated. Williams’ character, Erzulie, helps them reunite.

The 38-year-old singer also appears with her fiancée, Chad Johnson, in the reality series Chad Loves Michelle, which premieres November 3 at 9 p.m. on OWN.

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