Michelle Williams is currently appearing as Sally Bowles in the Broadway revival of the Tony Award-winning musical Cabaret at Studio 54. Her limited engagement ends on 9 November 2014.|
Ms Williams' performance in Cabaret marks her Broadway debut. However, she appeared off-Broadway in 2002 in 'Smelling A Rat' at the Samuel Beckett Theatre, playing the role of Melanie-Jane Beetles, and as Dottie in 'Killer Joe' at The SoHo Playhouse in 1999. At the Williamstown Theatre Festival in 2004, she also played Varya in 'The Cherry Orchard'.
Ms Williams is widely known for her work on film, receiving three Oscar nominations in her career so far: 'My Week With Marilyn' (2012), 'Blue Valentine' (2011) and 'Brokeback Mountain' (2006). She did however win a Golden Globe award for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe. Her other notable film credits include Glinda in 'Oz The Great and Powerful' (2013), 'Take This Waltz' (2011), 'Shutter Island' (2010) and 'Wendy And Lucy' (2008).
She was also a regular cast member of popular TV series 'Dawson's Creek', in which she played the role of Jen Lindley for five years.