Access Atlanta catches up with Michelle Williams
About five years ago, “Fela!” fell into Michelle Williams’ orbit. She saw the show opening night in London, then later during its Tony Award-winning Broadway run and thought, ‘You know, I could have done this role,’ of Sandra Isadore, the love interest of Afrobeat star and political activist Fela Kuti. A few months ago, in the midst of prepping a mini-Destiny’s Child reunion and her own new solo album, Williams received a call to gauge her interest in portraying Isadore in the national tour of “Fela! The Musical,” pulling into the Fox Theatre Thursday-Sunday. “This was a legendary man who I learned to love,” she said recently, calling from a…
Charlotte Today interviews Michelle Williams about Fela!
Michelle Williams promotes Fela! on Charlotte Today. Michelle also discusses her new album, theater and music, Tina Knowles and of course the Superbowl. Michelle gives her take on Beyonce’s departure from Matthew Knowles’ management and much more. Great clip! See below:
FOX Charlotte: Fela! Star Michelle Williams on Rising
Michelle Williams stops in Charlotte, NC to talk with Fox News Charlotte about FELA! Michelle also discusses the Superbowl, her next Gospel album, being a spokesperson for NVEEE and details on her new reality show ‘My Sister’s Keeper’. See clip below:
Michelle Williams visits Windy City Live
Michelle Williams visited Chicago’s ‘Windy City Live’ tv show in promotion of FELA! Michelle stayed for the entire show and she talked about FELA!, the Superbowl, Destiny’s Child and her friendship with Chicago entrepreneur Billy Dec. Michelle also helped judge a singing contest for the show. Watch the show below:
RedEye Chicago: Michelle Williams talks Destiny’s Child, the Super Bowl and her role in ‘Fela!’
She’s a survivor—a difficult feat in show business, even if you did leap to fame at age 19 as Beyonce’s sidekick. In just a few short years, Rockford native Michelle Williams went from directing church and community choirs to winning a Grammy as part of pop trio Destiny’s Child. Since then, in addition to her work as a solo gospel and R&B artist, Williams has spent some serious time on stage–in the title role of Broadway’s “Aida,” as Roxie Hart in the London production of “Chicago” and as Shug Avery in the national tour of “The Color Purple.” Now she’s co-starring as love interest Sandra Izsadore in the national tour…
Michelle Williams to star in ‘MY SISTER’S KEEPER’
Leading independent studio Entertainment One (eOne) is proud to announce it’s expanding its relationship with Grammy(R) Award winning singer/songwriter Michelle Williams through its television division to produce a reality series based on Williams’ life entitled MY SISTER’S KEEPER. “We’re very excited to expand upon our relationship with Michelle on this new collaboration that will provide fans with a peek into her everyday life,” commented Tara Long, Senior Vice President, US Alternative Programming, eOne. “eOne’s versatility across all pillars of entertainment from music, film and television through development, production and distribution enables us to offer comprehensive multi-platform opportunities for our partners.” “I am very thrilled about this opportunity, to extend into…
Catch Michelle Williams on Windy City Live
Michelle Williams will appear on Chicago’s Windy City Live tv show to promote FELA! and to guest judge a singing competition. Tune in on 2/21 at 9AM in Chicago on ABC7.