Stephanie J. Block Describes Phone Call With Cher Following Tony Nomination

Stephanie J. Block got a Tony nominee, babe!

Michael Riedel caught up with Block following the news of her Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role In a Musical for her performance as Cher in The Cher Show.

Block described how she always strives to make Cher proud and how involved Cher is with the production, "Cher is very authentic and truthful... She called me yesterday with a congratulatory phone call and still 4 minutes out of the 6 minutes were notes that she still wants implement into the show.. she said 'Hey baby I'm proud of you, I wish we could be nominated in every category but I just love you, I'm so proud I feel safe; now if you could possibly change this in the opening number...' But, that is our boss lady! She doesn't stop working, perfecting, and fine tuning."

In addition to Block's Tony nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical,The Cher Show also received Tony nominations for Best Lighting Design and Best Costume Design of a Musical.

The original cast album for The Cher Show is available now with the physical CD album release set for May 10.

Cher On Stage At The Cher Show With Cast Members Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks And Micaela Diamond At The Neil Simon Theatre

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