‘Cinderella’ in the 90s: Brandy & Whitney’s iconic TV musical, plus ‘Ever After’

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News Items: ‘Joe Biden: The Remix’ and other election feels (1:10); Why “Cinderella” is the most famous (and most repeated) story of all time (13:00); a Disney live-action remake detour (17:00); lead chemistry in “Ever After” v. the ‘97 musical (19:00); favorite songs from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” (25:00); where the f*ck is the ‘97 adaptation’s soundtrack?! And Brandy’s resurgence (28:00); where we stand on musicals and their many adaptations (31:00); should every generation have their own version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella”? (36:00); the significance of watching a Filipino prince charming (42:50); where the f*ck is the Brandy and Whitney’s “Cinderella”?! (46:00); looking back on our “Ever After” first impressions (52:00); Is “Ever After” Drew Barrymore’s apex? (56:00); Drew Barrymore’s iconic delivery of the line “I shall try” & favorite scenes (58:40) rapid-fire “Cinderella” character/actor picks (1:08:00)

Links:

- Obama Halloween Superman Baby: https://youtu.be/XeFzDQCUjzE?t=15

- Shondaland Oral History Cinderella 1997: https://www.shondaland.com/inspire/a13138172/brandy-whitney-houston-oral-history-cinderella/

- Whitney to Brandy in the studio "Why are you down there?" 😂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOArYzuuvi0

- Original Rodgers & Hammerstein Cinderella 1957 starring Julie Andrews: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1F4YhBOA14

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