Just Cindy! Keke Palmer Will Join Broadway Cast of Cinderella

first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 4, 2015 Palmer’s film and TV credits include Animal, Masters of Sex, The Trip to Bountiful, Akeelah and the Bee, Joyful Noise, The Cleaner, True Jackson, VP and 90210. Her debut album So Uncool was released by Atlantic Records in 2007. Back in 2012, Palmer told Broadway.com that singing was her first love, saying “it would be really fun” to come to the Great White Way. Well, wishes come true! She will be the first African American actress to play Cinderella on Broadway. Directed by Mark Brokaw, the production brings to the Broadway stage for the first time the tuner that originally aired as a TV special in 1957, starring Oscar winner Julie Andrews. This Cinderella features a completely re-imagined book by Douglas Carter Beane and additional Rodgers and Hammerstein songs originally composed for other musicals. Check out Palmer and Broadway favorite Jeremy Jordan’s duet from Joyful Noise below! In addition to Faure, Cinderella currently features Nancy Opel as Madame, Joe Carroll as Prince Topher, Tony winner Victoria Clark as Marie, Ann Harada as Charlotte, Stephanie Gibson as Gabrielle, Todd Buonopane as Jean-Michel, Peter Bartlett as Sebastian and Phumzile Sojola as Lord Pinkleton. Related Shows View Comments Cinderella A new princess is heading to the Broadway Theatre! Small screen star and talk show host Keke Palmer will join the cast of Cinderella. The Just Keke host will don the glass slippers beginning September 9, taking over for current Cindy Paige Faure. As previously announced, Faure will lead the national tour of the Rodgers and Hammerstein tuner beginning October 10.last_img read more

Here’s your chance to own a bayside icon

first_img Celebrity holiday hideaway snapped up Want to become an instant multi-millionaire The home at 25 Waterloo Esplanade, Wynnum. Picture: supplied.The most expensive home to sell in Wynnum is back on the market and expected to fetch a multimillion-dollar price. The waterfront property at 25 Waterloo Esplanade, known as San Remo, last sold for $2.5 million in September 2016. The home sits on a 1113sq m block with unobstructed water views, inground pool and landscaped yard. San Remo has a wraparound veranda with iron lacework, polished timber floors, high ceilings and a marble fireplace. The view from one of the bedrooms at 25 Waterloo Esplanade, Wynnum. Picture: supplied. MORE NEWS: Buy a waterfront home, get an incomecenter_img Owner Les Manning said the property was a “magnificent residence” enhanced by the waterfront address with a beach across the road. “We fell in love with it as soon as we saw it. It’s a beautiful home in a beautiful spot,” he said.“Being a great family home was the big attraction for us, along with the views, the magnificent breezes and the direct water access.” “It’s on a good size block of land – you’re not crowded in. “And it’s a beautiful timber Queenslander with verandas right around. Inside it has high ceilings and there is plenty of elbow room.” The home has plenty of original character features. Picture: supplied.Mr Manning said he was selling due to a change in family circumstances but he hoped San Remo was bought by a family who appreciated the home’s traditional style. “It’s a home that won’t be out of fashion in 10 or 20 years time,” he said.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus10 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market10 hours agoPlace Manly principal Marc Sorrentino sold the property in 2016 when it set the suburb record for Wynnum and has taken the home to market again. Mr Sorrentino said San Remo was one of the bayside’s most iconic homes and had all the requirements for multimillion-dollar sale price. The view from the from veranda. Picture: supplied.“All properties that have set record prices in the area are waterfront homes on bigger than average blocks,” he said. “San Remo is on 1113sq m of waterfront land with a wide frontage and on a quiet part of the esplanade.“It is also a beautiful, lowset character home.” Mr Sorrentino said the property would “absolutely” set another record. The home at 25 Waterloo Esp, Wynnum, is for sale via tender with tender closing on December 6 at 4pm.last_img read more