WESTWEGO, La. (WGNO) – On stage, they discover the secret to happiness.

They are stars.

They’re on stage.

WGNO Good Morning New Orleans features reporter Bill Wood is sitting in the front row watching Sweet Potato Queens.

If you want to be in the audience, for tickets, just click right here, please.

You’ll meet the Sweet Potato Queens.

They are self-confident, sometimes self-absorbed, but never selfish.

They love to share their stories.

It’s a musical.

The “Queen” who wears the biggest crown, her name is Jill.

She’s the real-life Jill from Jackson, Mississippi.

The show is based on her New York Times bestseller.

The show has a message and a moral.

It’s that life is, after all, what you make of it.