She has previously been on stage with “Aida,” “Chicago,” “The Color Purple” and “What My Husband Doesn’t Know.”
“I am thrilled to join the cast of Fela!,” Williams said in a statement. “This musical journey is one that I’ve wanted to be a part of since first seeing it on stage in 2008. The sounds, the passion and the politics of Fela Kuti have long intrigued me and speak to my heart. I am simply honored.”
Fela! chronicles the life and music of the late Nigerian superstar Fela Kuti. Michelle will play the role of Sandra Isadore.
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