The Iconic Artist and “The Cher Show” Cast Will Perform Her Signature Hits as “Tonight Show” Dedicates Full Hour to a Broadway Musical Takeover for First Time
NEW YORK – April 9, 2019 – “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” is ready to turn back time with a special, first-time Broadway takeover telecast dedicated to all things Cher, one of the pop culture icons of our generation and the only artist ever to have a #1 single on a Billboard chart for six consecutive decades (1960’s-2010’s).
The telecast, which will air Monday, April 15, will feature Cher as well as the stars of the Broadway musical “The Cher Show” – Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks and Micaela Diamond for an hour of talk, music and fun.
In addition to chatting with Fallon and with the three women who portray her on stage, Cher will perform “Turn Back Time” with Block and “You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me” with Block, Wicks and Diamond.
Previous “Tonight Show” special takeover broadcasts have included music superstars Justin Timberlake, Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus.
From Universal Television and Broadway Video, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” is executive produced by Lorne Michaels and Jim Bell serves as Executive in Charge. The show is produced by Gerard Bradford, Katie Hockmeyer and Jamie Granet-Bederman.
“The Tonight Show” tapes before a live studio audience from Studio 6B in 30 Rockefeller Center.
ABOUT “THE CHER SHOW”
“The Cher Show,” a new bio musical featuring a book by Tony Award winner Rick Elice and directed by Tony nominee Jason Moore, is currently playing on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. The show stars Tony nominee Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks and Micaela Diamond (in her Broadway debut) in the role of the iconic singer and actress at various times in her life and career. They are joined by Tony nominee Jarrod Spector as Sonny Bono, Tony nominee Michael Berresse as Bob Mackie, Michael Campayno as Rob Camilletti, Matthew Hydzik as Gregg Allman and Tony nominee Emily Skinner as Georgia Holt. “The Cher Show” is produced by Cher, Flody Suarez and four-time Tony winner Jeffrey Seller (“Hamilton”). For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.TheCherShowBroadway.com.
“THE CHER SHOW”
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