#PoorMichelle may have been a trending topic on Twitter yesterday, but the former Destiny’s Child singer is #winning!
Michelle Williams is gearing up to hit the road for a new North American tour. She’s starring in the remake of “Jesus Christ Superstar,” a 1970s musical about the last days of Jesus.
The Gospel powerhouse, who will play Mary Magdalene in the production, shared the big news on “Good Morning America” today. “We are so excited to announced we are going on a huge 50-city tour staring June 9th in New Orleans,” she gushed with co-star, Incubus frontman Brandon Boyd, by her side. “We are so excited. ‘Jesus Christ Superstar,’ it’s an area spectacular.”
Other famous faces on board for the project include punk legend John “Johnny Rotten” Lydon as King Herod, ‘N Sync’s JC Chasez as Pontius Pilate and reality show winner Ben Forster as the son of God.
Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 11. Get a sneak peek of what’s to come with Michelle’s performance of the theme song, below.
Congrats, Ms. Williams!
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1. WARDROBE WARS: Michelle Williams vs Letoya Luckett
2. Michelle Williams
Michelle rocked a sexy printed bodycon with nude pumps.
3. Letoya Luckett
Letoya paired her printed LBD with black heels.
4. Michelle Williams
Michelle was not too shy to rock a bold striped top-skirt combo.
5. Letoya Luckett
Letoya also got in on the print party with a colorful mini.
6. Michelle Williams
Michelle was pretty in pink with a cute top and matching heels.
7. Letoya Luckett
Letoya rocked her pink top with white jeans and gold shoes.
8. Michelle Williams
Michelle pulled out all the stops in this gorgeous white gown for this year's BET Awards.
9. Letoya Luckett
Letoya added a pop of lipstick red to her white jumpsuit for the BET Awards.
10. Michelle Williams
Michelle was relaxed in a loose black jumpsuit and green clutch.
11. Letoya Luckett
Letoya chilled out in a cool blue on blue look.
12. Michelle Williams
On trend black and white was on the agenda for Michelle.
13. Letoya Luckett
Letoya kept it crisp in all-white.
14. Michelle Williams
Michelle slipped into a sexy black and white gown for an evening out.
15. Letoya Luckett
Letoya showed a 'lil leg in a black LBD and chunky gold chocker.
16. Michelle Williams
Michelle rocked all-over color with a vibrantly chic pantsuit.
17. Letoya Luckett
Meanwhile, Letoya opted for a satin raspberry-hued ensemble.
18. Michelle Williams
Michelle's casual day called for a black leather jacket, printed top, and leggings.
19. Letoya Luckett
Letoya made a tank and jeans more chic by adding sky-high Louboutins.
20. Michelle Williams
Michelle was a girl on fire in a one-shouldered red maxi dress.
21. Letoya Luckett
Letoya shined bright like a diamond in a canary yellow gown.