“We have been discussing this musical for 10 years,” Cher, a pop star and Academy Award-winning actress, said in a statement.“It’s exciting and scary.” The musical has an unusual approach — it will be structured like a variety show, nodding to “The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour,” which helped propel her to celebrity in the 1970s.
Luggage was designed first for transport by wagon, then for travel by sea, on trains, in cars and planes.
Trunks and bags are shown behind glass like works of art in a series of museum-like galleries.
That’s the story told by an elaborate exhibition about Louis Vuitton, the luxury luggage and fashion brand.
The exhibition, free to visit and on display in Lower Manhattan through Jan.
Now he is set to take on the role that Fierstein wrote and originated himself.