Cher and Bob Mackie pose at the opening night of 'The Cher Show.' (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
“The Cher Show” recreates Bob Mackie’s decades-long collaboration with Cher in two ways. First, there’s the parade of Cher’s eye-popping looks, designed by Mackie for the show and ranging from her mohawk-topped Academy Awards outfit to her “If I Could Turn Back Time” black leotard. And then there’s the appearance of Mackie himself as a character in the show. While Mackie says the musical portrays him a “bit grander” than he is in real life — which he acknowledges as a necessity of the stage — several of the costumes were painstakingly recreated to be true to the originals. Mackie,…

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