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Keke Palmer to Play Broadway’s First Black ‘Cinderella’

Keke Palmer will step into the title role in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella starting Sept. 9 at the Broadway Theatre. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Keke Palmer will step into the title role in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella starting Sept. 9 at the Broadway Theatre. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

(Philly.com) – Tattle sure hopes that Keke Palmer has a thick skin because if the commenters on Philly.com, Google, Yahoo and virtually every other website in which anonymous trolls can spew vitriol are an indication, she’s going to be dealing with a lot of insults and will soon be responsible for the problems at our southern border and in the Mideast.

On Sept. 9, actress and BET talk-show host Keke will step into the title role in “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” becoming the first African-American to play the part on Broadway. (Brandy played Cinderella in a 1997 TV movie opposite Whitney Houston.)

“It’s honestly one of those things that I can’t believe is really happening,” Palmer, 21, told the Associated Press. “I’m very excited. Very excited and nervous as well – a bunch of feelings all at once.”

Not enough pressure? This will be her professional stage debut.

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