Cher has hinted that she’s still working on the long-gestating stage musical version of her life.
On October 25, the tweet-happy singer told fans she had spent time with Jersey Boys writer Rick Ellice.
“Spent last 3 Days with Rick!! He is Writer of Cher Musical. We had so much fun … He wrote Jersey Boys. Hhmmm… She’ll be more of a PAIN,” she tweeted.
Her first announced tentative plans for the stage show in a series of excited tweets back in June 2012.
“Prods. R writing [musical] now about my life with my music. It’s very Interesting idea. There r 3!” she tweeted, revealing one would represent the Sonny & Cher years, another would be a solo to the “Believe” era and the last would be Present Day.
“I could be old the old me! Shes wise n tells 2 young 1’s not 2 fear future,” she tweeted.
“All 3 talk 2 each other & Sing 2gether! I’m [helping] 2 write cause I was there & know stories that no1 knows but me! I hope it happens!
“It’s a VERY SLOW PROCESS! been working on it quite a while now.” We should be something in the next few years!
The Cher Show is a jukebox musical with a book by Rick Elice that tells the story of the early life and her career. The musical had its world premiere at the Oriental Theatre, Chicago, in June 2018 and is expected to open on Broadway in December 2018.
The musical’s book is by Rick Elice, direction by Jason Moore, choreography by Christopher Gattelli, and orchestrations, arrangements and musical supervision by Daryl Waters. Cher’s longtime costume designer Bob Mackie, with set designers Christine Jones and Brett J. Banakis, lighting designer Kevin Adams, and sound designer Nevin Steinberg