Already closed | 2h 40m | CO

The Cher Show (Chicago)

Across 24 member reviews
Members say: Great singing, Entertaining, Great staging, Ambitious, Funny

About the show

The musical about the Grammy, Oscar, Golden Globe, and Emmy-winning entertainer’s life comes to Chicago for its pre-Broadway run. Featuring many of Cher's hits including 'If I Could Turn Back Time,' and 'I Got You Babe.' More…

'The Cher Show' is her story, and it’s packed with so much Cher that it takes three women to play her: The kid starting out, the glam pop star. and the icon. 'The Cher Show' is 35 songs, six decades of stardom, two rock-star husbands, and enough Bob Mackie gowns to cause a sequin shortage.

2h 40m | Already closed | Oriental Theatre (CO)

Member Reviews (24)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great singing, Entertaining, Great staging, Ambitious, Funny

30
Confusing, Dated, Disappointing, Slow, Overrated

See it if You love Cher

Don't see it if Cher has a sad story and it is not a happy play. I love the costumes and a few songs. Wish it would have ended on a high note


July 3rd, 2018
“Terrific casting, marvelous costumes,delightfully retro dance numbers from choreographer Gattelli and of course a bursting catalog more than 50 hits deep all go a very long way. But this earnest work-in-progress also feels both long in places and rushed in others. And the chief framing device, a...
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June 29th, 2018
"Captures a good amount of the vibrant personality and genuinely admirable perseverance that make Cher the ultimate celebrity survivor...The real star of the show, though, turns out not to be the stars of the show, nor the music, but Bob Mackie’s costume...But costumes can carry a show only so fa...
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June 29th, 2018
"Most celebrity-driven jukebox shows settle for belting out the hits...Others are more ambitious, focusing on intense emotional engagement. 'The Cher Show' will work only if it does both. And in order to do either, it first will need to lose its outer frame....And if the needless fictional show w...
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July 2nd, 2018
“Three women share the role of Cher...Rather than switching off chronologically, the three travel together...The result is sometimes clever, but not very fun...Despite the efforts of...Elice, the emotional details of Cher's life never have a chance to land as the musical zips from event to event....
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