Legendary costume designer and longtime Cher collaborator Bob Mackie has signed on for the production which will also feature set designs by Tony Award victor Christine Jones and Brett Banakis, lighting design by Kevin Adams, and sound design by Nevin Steinberg.
Production notes describe the production as follows: "The Cher Show is based on the life of Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere Bono Allman or as her friends call her, Cher!"More news: Brokerages Expect Air Products & Chemicals, Inc
No word yet on which actress will get to wear the fab designs in the show, scheduled for a tryout in Chicago in June before moving to Broadway in the fall.
Joining the design team alongside Mackie are set designers Christine Jones (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Brett Banakis (The Glass Menagerie), lighting designer Kevin Adams (Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and sound designer Nevin Steinberg (Hamilton).More news: The Oxford Immunotec Global (OXFD) Lifted to Sell at ValuEngine
The new jukebox musical, based on the life and times of the "Believe" singer, announced that fashion icon Bob Mackie will be offering his services as the costume designer for the show. For "The Cher Show", Mackie will re-create and reimagine many of her iconic looks from her more than 50 years in show business. The new "bio-musical" will feature a book by Tony Award winner Rick Elice (Jersey Boys), choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies), and orchestrations, arrangements and musical supervision by Tony Award winner Daryl Waters (Memphis). The glam TV star who quits at the top.
"My life as a musical on Broadway". The rock goddess with a hundred million records sold. The wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend. Recently, he created the costumes for her Cher at the Colosseum residency at Las Vegas' Caesars Palace, which ran from 2008-2011, and her 2017 "Classic Cher" shows. "And they're all the star of The Cher Show". Individual tickets will go on sale Friday, March 23.More news: Express Scripts (ESRX) - Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates
Casting will be announced at a later date.