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Wednesday Aug 13 | TN Team Blog

Broadway News Round-Up: Cinderella's New Stars, Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, and More

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella will make history this fall when it casts the first black Cinderella on Broadway.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Playbill

Two-Time Tony Winner to Spread Magic in Broadway's Cinderella

Two-time Tony Award-winning actress Judy Kaye will take on the role of Fairy Godmother Marie in the Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella , producers announced Aug. 11. Kaye joins actress Keke Palmer and "The View" co-host Sherri Shepherd , who begin performances in the Tony-nominated production this September.

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Related Topix: Joyful Noise, Drama Movies, Keke Palmer

CNN

Tyler Posey from 'Maid in Manhattan' grows up

Tyler Posey co-hosted the 2014 Teen Choice Awards, reuniting onstage with Jennifer Lopez, who played his mother in the 2002 film "Maid in Manhattan."

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Related Topix: Tyler Posey, Celebrities, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, Drama Movies, Keke Palmer, After Earth

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Detroit News

Grapevine: Rumors swirl about season two cast of 'True Detective'

HBO hasn't released anything official, but the Wrap is reporting that Vince Vaughn is in talks to play a main character in the second season of the acclaimed show 'True Detective.'

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Related Topix: Mad Men, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Elisabeth Moss, Drama Movies, Keke Palmer, African-American, Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 08, 2014

VH1

A Cinderella Story: Keke Palmer Is Our Yas Girl Of The Week! Yas Girl Of The Week: Keke Palmer

Throw your YASSSS in the air, because Keke Palmer is our YAS GIRL of the week! The multi-talented star will be making her Broadway debut as the first EVER black Cinderella in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella .

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

NBC Dallas

Keke Palmer WIll Play First Black Cinderella on Broadway

On the big screen, the actress has lead films such as "Akeelah and the Bee" and "Joyful Noise."

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Berkshire Eagle

Broadway: Keke Palmer -- A new Cinderella in town

Like many girls, actress and singer Keke Palmer grew up dreaming of meeting a prince who would whisk her away to a life of love and happiness.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Los Angeles, CA, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Keke Palmer, African-American, Entertainment

ContactMusic.com

Keke Palmer To Play Cinderella On Broadway

Multi-talented entertainer Keke Palmer is set to make her Broadway debut playing the titular character 'Cinderella' in the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Detroit News

Grapevine: Rumors swirl about season two cast of 'True Detective'

HBO hasn't released anything official, but the Wrap is reporting that Vince Vaughn is in talks to play a main character in the second season of the acclaimed show 'True Detective.'

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Related Topix: Mad Men, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Elisabeth Moss, Drama Movies, Keke Palmer, African-American, Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock

WebProNews

Keke Palmer is Broadway's First Black Cinderella

When pop-star Brandy stepped into Cinderella's glass slipper in 1997 for the made-for-TV movie, the world took notice; it was the first time a black woman had been cast for the role of Cinderella in the story's history.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Keke Palmer, Brandy Norwood, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Newsday

Keke Palmer to be Broadway's first African American Cinderella

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Keke Palmer to be Broadway's 1st black Cinderella

Like many girls, actress and singer Keke Palmer grew up dreaming of meeting a prince who would whisk her away to a life of love and happiness.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Keke Palmer to be Broadway's 1st black Cinderella

This Feb. 1, 2013 file photo shows Keke Palmer at the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

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The Miami Herald

Keke Palmer to be Broadway's 1st black Cinderella

Like many girls, actress and singer Keke Palmer grew up dreaming of meeting a prince who would whisk her away to a life of love and happiness.

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