PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Pippin's Ariana DeBose and Benjamin Rauhala Pick Performances That Defy "Type"
07 Aug 2014
Brandy and Whitney Houston in the 1997 ABC telefilm "Cinderella." Seventeen years before Keke Palmer is to tackle the role of Cinderella, Brandy and Whitney Houston, under Walt Disney Television's progressive eye, broke racial boundaries by telling a classic story from a multi-cultural perspective. Executive produced by Houston herself, this is a beautiful example of making a bold statement by re-defining and re-examining type.
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.