Michelle Williams plays Gwen Verdon in the drama, Fosse/Verdon, also starring Sam Rockwell as director-choreographer Bob Fosse. She talks with Lucy Ewen

What appealed to you most about this role?

It combines a lot of things I Iove: singing, dancing, Broadway theatre and live performance; an actor that I love - Sam Rockwell - and a woman that I've come to know and understand. I was really excited to play her. It was all of these things. It all added up to a really easy yes for me.

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