Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Broadway Summer Turns Nasty as “The Cher Show,” “King Kong,” “The Prom” Join Several Other Big Ticket Shows Unable to Make It by Roger Friedman

Summer can be cruel on Broadway — especially if there are no Tony Awards in mid June for shows that are suffering

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Watch The Cher Show Celebrate Pride at Playbill’s Sing for Hope Piano by Dan Meyer

Cast members from the show sang “All I Ever Need Is You” and “The Way of Love.”

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‘The Cher Show’ announces closing date, national tour by Rob Bailey-Millado

She worked her G-stringed butt off to make it a success, but in the end, “The Cher Show” just wasn’t strong enough to make it. Despite non-stop promo appearances on “The Tonight Show…

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‘King Kong’, ‘The Cher Show’ Announce Closing Notices As Broadway Continues Post-Tony Culling by Greg Evans

Two of Broadway’s more imposing figures are calling it quits: King Kong and The Cher Show have posted closing notices, the latest exits in the annual post-Tony culling. Each production wil…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Broadway's The Cher Show sets closing date for August by Maureen Lee Lenker

Do you believe in Broadway after The Cher Show? You’re gonna have to because the musical, which traces the life of recording icon Cher and features her most beloved songs, has set its clo…

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The Beat Goes On! The Cher Show Will Launch a National Tour in Fall 2020 by Ryan Gilbert

You haven't seen the last of her! The new Broadway jukebox musical The Cher Show will launch a national tour in October 2020. The traveling production will kickoff in Rochester, NY, before h…

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The Cher Show Sets Final Performance Date on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The Cher Show, the flashy new Broadway bio-musical about the life of the Oscar-winning music legend, has scheduled a final performance date of August 18 at the Neil Simon Theatre. The pr…

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Breaking: THE CHER SHOW Will Close on Broadway This Summer

Today it was announced that The Cher Show on Broadway will play its final performance on August 18, 2019 following 34 previews and 296 regular performances. The National Tour will launch in …

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‘The Cher Show’ will end its run in August by Caitlin Huston

“The Cher Show” will play its final show on Broadway on Aug. 18. When it closes, the show will have played 34 preview and 296 regular performances at the Neil Simon Theatre. The closing …

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The Cher Show Sets Broadway Closing Date by Adam Hetrick

The musical about the pop icon opened December 3, 2018, at the Neil Simon Theatre.

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Monday, June 24, 2019

5 Debut Questions: The Cher Show's Michal Kolaczkowski by Mo Brady

This week, we welcome The Cher Show ensemblist Michal Kolaczkowski to the Main Stem and learn about his journey to making his Broadway debut. …

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

Making Your Broadway Debut by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide The Ensemblist spoke with five  actors (Nikhil  Saboo, Kimberly Dodson, Khadija Tariyan, Jack Sippe…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Choreographing a Gravity-Defying Showstopper for The Cher Show by Mark Peikert

Christopher Gattelli reveals how ingenuity and a bit of luck allowed him to create the high-kicking, high-flying routines for Cher.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Pride Month: The New York City Theater to See by Darryn King

“A Strange Loop,” “Stonewall” and, of course, “The Cher Show” are among the offerings onstage now.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

300 Shows: Guilty Pleasures and the Worst Shows by JK

Ah, reminiscing... So, over the first 300 Broadway shows, I've enjoyed many a show that others dislike. You know the ones I'm talking about - shows that are "too popular," "too silly," or a …

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

A Day In the Life of Micaela Diamond from The Cher show by Broadway Direct

Micaela Diamond, 19, was two days away from heading to college at Carnegie Mellon University when she got the call that she was cast as Cher in the musical The Cher Show. The teen is the you…

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Cher Cheers on The Cher Show Tony Winner Stephanie J. Block by Adam Hetrick

The pop icon was in the audience for the first performance after Block won a Tony Award.

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VIDEO: Stephanie J. Block Gets A 'Star' Post-Tonys Reception At THE CHER SHOW

Tony Award-winner Stephanie J. Block made her triumphant return to The Cher Show tonight after her big win for Best Leading Actress In A Musical!

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The 2019 Tony Awards: A Few Thoughts... by JK

It is finished. The 2018-2019 Broadway season is officially in the books, and the post-Tonys haze begins to lift. Like most of you, we were glued to the screen on Sunday night watching event…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Despite Lively Ceremony from Host James Corden, Tonys Telecast Sees Ratings Decrease by Andy Lefkowitz

The celebrated new musical Hadestown led the winners of the 73rd annual Tony Awards on June 9 in a charming ceremony led by Tony winner James Corden. CBS' telecast of the Tonys, however, s…

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Invite Only: Go Inside the Hottest Tony Awards After Parties with the Stars on Broadway's Biggest Night by

After an thrilling day of rehearsals, matinees and then the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, the only thing left to do is celebrate! Tony winners, nominees, and everyone in between took to the town…

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The 2019 Tony Award Performances by Broadway Direct

Take a look at all of the performances from the 2019 Tony Awards telecast, featuring Ain’t Too Proud, Tootsie, Oklahoma!, Beetlejuice, The Prom, Choir Boy, Hadestown, Kiss Me, Kate, and Th…

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VIDEO: The Cast Of THE CHER SHOW Performs 'Believe' at the TONY AWARDS

An abundance of Chers, led by Stephanie J. Block, with dazzling looks from throughout the pop icon's colorful career join together to salute the talented star during The Cher Show's perform…

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Watch all the performances from the 2019 Tony Awards by Christian Holub

The 2019 Tony Awards on Sunday featured, as ever, a delightful group of musical performances. There were revivals of both Oklahoma!, one of the first musicals to fully integrate its songs in…

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It’s eight Tony Awards for Hadestown but there are still nods for Tootsie, The Cher Show, Oklahoma! & Ain’t Too Proud

What a night for the Broadway production of Hadestown at the Tony Awards which celebrated eight wins including a welcome one for female director Rachel Chavkin and acting honours for the sho…

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How'd We Do? 2019 Tony Predictions by Wendy Caster

Well, two of us did okay: Liz and Sandra each had 17 correct predictions. I had decided to be iconoclastic, which was a bad idea: 11 correct predictions. THE WINNERS Liz Sandra …

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Tony winner Stephanie J. Block (‘The Cher Show’) on her unlikely friendship with the music icon [WATCH] by Daniel Montgomery

Stephanie J. Block won a Tony for Best Actress in a Musical for playing Cher in “The Cher Show,” and she actually heard from the artist herself before the event. “She was wishing love,…

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Hadestown, The Ferryman & More Triumph at 2019 Tony Awards by

Winners of the 2019 Tony Awards were announced at Radio City Music Hall on June 9. Top prizes went to Hadestown with eight wins including Best Musical and The Ferryman with four including Be…

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The Cher Show Star Stephanie J. Block Wins First Tony Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Beloved stage veteran Stephanie J. Block has won the 2019 Tony Award as Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her performance as "Star," one-third of the title character in the new bio-musi…

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Tonys TV: Leading Actress in a Musical, Stephanie J. Block

Stephanie J. Block has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for The Cher Show.

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