The bio musical of iconic pop star Cher is currently lighting up Broadway. The Cher Show, housed at Broadway’s Neil Simon Theatre, features a book Rick Elice, direction by Jason Moore, and choreography by Tony winner Christopher Gattelli. Now we have word that the production will receive an original cast album courtesy of Warner Bros. Records. The album will receive a digital release on April 12, 2019 with a CD release set for May 10. Fans who order the album ahead of time will be privy to an instant download of “If I Could Turn Back Time.”
The track list for The Cher Show cast album is as follows:
1. If I Could Turn Back Time
3. The Shoop Shoop Song
4. I Got You Babe
5. When the Money’s Gone – All Or Nothing
6. Ain’t Nobody’s Business If I Do
7. Living in a House Divided
8. Bang Bang
10. Song For the Lonely
11. All I Ever Need is You
12. Heart of Stone
13. Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves
14. Midnight Rider – Ramblin’ Man
15. Just Like Jesse James
16. Dark Lady
17. Strong Enough
18. The Way Of Love
19. The Beat Goes On
20. I Found Someone
21. You Haven’t Seen The Last of Me
The Cher Show stars Tony nominee Stephanie J. Block (Falsettos, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Teal Wicks, and Micaela Diamond, each playing the megastar at a different juncture in her life. Tony nominee Jarrod Spector plays Sonny Bono, Tony nominee Michael Berresse plays Bob Mackie, Tony nominee Emily Skinner is Georgia Holt, Michael Campayno is Rob Camilletti, and Matthew Hydzik is Gregg Allman. Rounding out the cast are Dee Roscioli, Marija Abney, Carleigh Bettiol, Taurean Everett, Michael Fatica, Ashley Blair Fitzgerald, Michael Graceffa, Blaine Alden Krauss, Colby Q. Lindeman, Sam Lips, Tiana Okoye, Amy Quanbeck, Angel Reda, Jennifer Rias, Michael Tacconi, Tory Trowbridge, Christopher Vo, Alena Watters, Charlie Williams, and Ryan Worsing.
Orchestrations, arrangements, and musical supervision for The Cher Show are by Tony winner Daryl Waters, with dance music arrangements by Zane Mark and Daryl Waters. Bob Mackie recreates many of his memorable costumes for the show, with Christine Jones and Brett J. Banakis providing the set design, Kevin Adams designing lights, and Nevin Steinberg on sound.
Mark Robinson is the author of the two-volume encyclopedia The World of Musicals, The Disney Song Encyclopedia, and The Encyclopedia of Television Theme Songs. He maintains a theater and entertainment blog at markrobinsonwrites.com.