Al Seib / Los Angeles Times
January 27, 2014
What she has: Emmy ("Cher: The Farewell Tour"), Grammy ("Believe") and Oscar ("Moonstruck").
What she needs: Cher made her Broadway debut in Robert Altman's "Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean" way back in 1982 and even sang at the Tony Awards the same year. With plenty of Broadway-centric performances since, it is hard to believe Cher hasn't taken home that Tony yet. Now, director Andy Fickman wants to bring Cher's life story to the stage, which raises the question: Could another actress win the Tony playing Cher before the icon wins one herself?