THE ORIGINAL” EFFIE” IN SPARKLE’S EXPERIENCE WITH RACISM — A STORY NEVER TOLD.
Mary Alice (most recently known for her role as the Oracle in the ‘Matrix’ trilogy) has had a long and distinguished career. She has won a Tony, an Emmy, and several other distinguished awards. She played “Effie” – Whitney Houston’s character – in the original production of Sparkle!
She has a very interesting story to tell about how Effie’s character was originally going to be shaped in a very different manner from the character you will see in the movie this weekend. THIS IS AN INTERVIEW YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS! Click the player below to listen.