Okay, I told you how over the weekend, I went to see Summer: The Donna Summer Broadway Musical. Well, late yesterday we got word on a much more important musical coming to Broadway......The Cher Show!!! And check it out, there will be three different women playing Cher over the course of her life in the new show. Producers announced complete casting for the musical The Cher Show yesterday, including the trio of actresses playing the superstar at different points in her life. Tony nominee Stephanie J. Block will star as one incarnation of Cher, joined by Teal Weaks (Wicked, Finding Neverland) and newcomer Micaela Diamond making her Broadway debut. The three Chers will be joined by Tony nominee Jarrod Spector (Beautiful, Jersey Boys) as Sonny Bono, Michael Berresse (Kiss Me, Kate; A Chorus Line) as Bob Mackie, Michael Campayno (Wicked) as Rob Camilletti, Matthew Hydzik (It Shoulda Been You, Side Show) as Gregg Allman, and Tony nominee Emily Skinner (Prince of Broadway, Side Show) as Georgia Holt. Bob Mackie will be designing the costumes for the show Performances for the show’s Chicago premiere will take place June 12-July 15, ahead of a transfer to Broadway. Previews at the Neil Simon Theatre begin Nov. 1 with opening night scheduled for Dec. 3.
I am ALL in on this!!! You know I'll be heading to Broadway as soon as it hits in November! What about you? Is this a show you would be willing to go to Broadway for? Let me know what you think!
More information on the musical can be found at TheCherShowBroadway.com.