*Yesterday, news broke that KeKe Palmer will become Broadway’s first black Cinderella this fall in “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella.”
Today, Sherri Shepherd announced that she has been cast as Cinderella’s wicked stepmother in the production.
“The View” co-host said on the talk show this morning that she’ll make her Broadway debut in the musical opposite Palmer in the title role on September 9 at the Broadway Theatre.
This Friday will mark Shepherd’s final day on “The View” after a seven-year run.
She has been on “Dancing with the Stars” and “30 Rock” as Tracy Morgan’s wife, Angie Jordan. Her film credits include “Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire,” ”Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa” and “Guess Who.”