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'The Cher Show' musical headed to Broadway

| Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, 10:15 a.m.

"The Cher Show" — the long-in-development musical about the life of, you guessed it, Cher — is headed to Broadway next year, according to several media sources

The show will have a pre-Broadway run at Chicago's Oriental Theatre, from June 12 to July 15, 2018, and then head to Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre in the fall.

According to playbill.com , the musical will feature three actors taking on the role of the Oscar-winning performer at various stages of her life (referred to in an earlier workshop as "Babe," "Lady," and "Star"). Up to 40 of the singer's hits will be used to tell her story, which will also include actors portraying ex-husband Sonny Bono, Cher's parents, costume designer Bob Mackie, and Sigmund Freud.

"My life as a musical on Broadway. It seems crazy, exciting, and bizarre," Cher said in a statement. "But that's probably how my life seems to most people."

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