THE SCREENING ROOM: Whitney Houston Sings From Broadway and More
13 Feb 2012
On Feb. 11 the entertainment industry lost an icon when Grammy Award-winning singer Whitney Houston died at the age of 48. While "The Bodyguard" star never performed on Broadway, she did perform songs that were originally heard on the stage.
Playbill.com has collected a few of Houston's performances, where she makes songs from Porgy and Bess, Dreamgirls, and even Chess, all her own.
A live performance of the pop duet "I Know Him So Well" with her mother Cissy.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.