Brandy and Whitney Houston's Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella Coming to Disney+

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Zack Reiser
February 4, 2021

It's possible! The made-for-television version of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella starring Brandy Norwood as Cinderella and Whitney Houston as Fairy Godmother is set to start streaming on Disney+ on February 12, after years of fan movements dedicated to having this version more widely accessible.

Originally aired on November 2, 1997 during The Wonderful World of Disney on ABC, this presentation also featured Bernadette Peters as Stepmother, Whoopi Goldberg as Queen Constantina, Victor Garber as King Maximillian, Jason Alexander as Lionel, Veanne Cox as Calliope, Natalie Desselle as Minerva, and Paolo Montalbán as Prince Christopher, with an expanded teleplay by Robert L. Freedman and additional Rodgers & Hammerstein classic songs added in.

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Zack Reiser

Zack Reiser has a passion for theatre, cooking, and music. With professional experience in various roles in the Broadway community, he could tell you how theatre works from the front of the house to the back of the stage. He’s been with the Theatrely team since 2019.