Bob Mackie at 2017 Hollywood Beauty Awards /Photo by Emmanuelle Choussy
The Cher Show, the new musical based on the life and career of the iconic singer and actress, has announced the design team, which includes legendary costume designer, '17 Hollywood Beauty Awards Costume Design honoree/board member and longtime Cher collaborator Bob Mackie, Tony-Award winning set designer Christine Jones (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and American Idiot), set designer Brett Banakis (The Glass Menagerie), Tony Award-winning lighting designer Kevin Adams (Hedwig and the Angry Inch and American Idiot), and sound designer Nevin Steinberg (Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen).
Bob Mackie has designed the attached sketch of the three Chers, each representing Cher at different stages of her life. This is the first costume design from the show.
The Cher Show will have its pre-Broadway world premiere in Chicago this June and its Broadway debut in the fall. The new bio-musical will feature a book by Rick Elice (Tony Award-winning best musical Jersey Boys), direction by Jason Moore (Tony Award-winning best musical Avenue Q), choreography by Tony Award-winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies), and orchestrations, arrangements and musical supervision by Tony Award-winner Daryl Waters (Memphis). The musical is produced by Flody Suarez (What’s New Pussycat) and four-time Tony Award-winner Jeffrey Seller (Hamilton).