Cher has confirmed that a musical based on her life story is set to debut on Broadway next year.
The Emmy, Grammy and Oscar winner tweeted "Just got off phone w/Writer & Director of musical. There will [be] performance in theatre with actors, dancers, singers!! It'll be on Broadway 2018."
This follows up her initial tweet about the musical from January, where she sat through a table read of the script. "Just walked Of the musical SOBBED & LAUGHED,& I WAS PREPARED NOT 2LIKE IT," she tweeted at the time. "AUDIENCE CLAPPED AFTER SONGS,& GAVE IT STANDING OVATION."
The musical will be based on the life of the 71-year-old singer. The book will be written by Tony Award-winner Rick Elice”) with Jason Moore directing and Flody Suarez and Jeffrey Seller producing.
Three different actresses will portray Cher at various points in her life. At the read-through, one of the actresses was Tony Award-winner Lena Hall.