Michelle Williams Quits Broadway, Doctors Advise Her To Take A Leave From Performing
Michelle Williams has pulled the plug on Broadway. The singer has abruptly ended her run in Once On This Island. A statement was released explaining,
Effective immediately, Michelle T. Williams has been advised by her doctors to take a leave of absence from performing.
She was playing the role of the goddess Erzulie. Her role will be played by Cassondra James, Michelle’s understudy. Cassondra will continue the role until December 26, after which Lea Salonga will take over until the musical comes to an end on January 6.
No further details as to why Williams’ doctor ordered her to exit the play were released.
The news comes amidst her calling off her engagement from Chad Johnson earlier this month.
Earlier this year, she opened up about her battle with depression. No additional details about her Broadway departure have been released.