Preview: The Cher Show, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Preview: The Cher Show, Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

The Tony Award-winning, The Cher Show, has delighted fans around the world – and now it’s set to dazzle on the Mayflower Theatre stage, when it comes to Southampton from Tuesday 3 to 7 January 2023.

Starring Debbie Kurup, Danielle Steers and Millie O’Connell as Cher – Star, Lady and Babe respectively, the musical is packed with 35 of her biggest hits, including If I Could Turn Back Time, I Got You Babe, Strong Enough, The Shoop Shoop Song and Believe.

From a young child with big dreams, the shy daughter of an Armenian American truck driver, to the dizzying heights of global stardom, The Cher Show tells the incredible story of Cher’s meteoric rise to fame.

Cher takes the audience by the hand and introduces them to the influential people in her life, from her mother and Sonny Bono, to fashion designer and costumier Bob Mackie.

It shows how she battled the men who underestimated her, fought the conventions and, above all, was a trailblazer for independence.

With over 100 million record sales, an Academy Award®, an Emmy®, a Grammy®, three Golden Globes® and an award from The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Cher has influenced popular culture more than most.

Her on-screen career started in 1971 with her weekly television show that attracted 30 million viewers a week, and went on to include starring roles in iconic films – from Moonstruck, for which she won the Oscar for Best Actress, to Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!, which prompted the New York Magazine to realise “every single movie—no matter how flawless—would be infinitely better if it included Cher.”

Her Farewell Tour became the highest grossing music tour in history – in true Cher fashion, she followed up with two further sell-out, worldwide arena tours.

She is the only artist in history to have a number one hit in the Billboard chart for six consecutive decades; an achievement that caused Vogue to deem her “eternally relevant and the ruler of outré reinvention”.

She became known as the Queen of Reinvention.

Tickets for The Cher Show (3 – 7 January 2023) are on sale at or 02380 711811.

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