The new Broadway-bound biographical musical, The Cher Show, will debut in Chicago this June before transferring to New York. Included in the production’s star-studded cast is School of Theatre alumnus Michael Fatica (BFA Music Theatre ‘11). Fatica is no stranger to the Broadway stage. After graduating from Florida State University, he made his Broadway debut in Newsies. Since then, Fatica has been seen in national tours of Matilda, Beauty and the Beast (Lefou), and Cats. Most recently, he played the featured role of The Chubby Man in Groundhog Day: The Musical. To learn more about Michael Fatica, please visit his website..
The Cher Show follows the story of the iconic singer and actress, Cher, at three different stages in her life and career. Featuring her beloved, chart-topping hits, The Cher Show 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 new musical will premiere for a limited engagement June 12 – July 15 at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre before transferring to Broadway’s Neil Simon Theatre.
For more information about the production, visit Broadway in Chicago’s website.