Burlesque. Caesar’s Palace

Cher’s Las Vegas Swan Song

“This is so weird this is the end,” superstar Cher said of her final performance last night in her 200-show, 2 1/2-year run at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace to a sold-out crowd that gave the Oscar, Emmy and Grammy winner standing ovation after standing ovation.
The final show kicked off 20 minutes after the scheduled start time of 7:30 p.m., with Cher descending from the ceiling in what she jokingly referred to a little later as a “rickety Evel Knievel Death Machine” singing U2’s “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” and high-fiving the front rows of The Colosseum. Cher’s first costume was glittering silver with a matching headdress.
After the song ended, Cher walked to each section of the stage, joined her hands in a pranamasana pose and bowed her head in thanks. Her extended monologue included meeting gay men for the first time — hairdresser friends of her parents when she was 11 (“They were always so happy!”); the age of her audiences at Caesars Palace (“Some of my audiences were so old, they were dead”); and her enduring beauty at age 64 (“She’s so old, she’s so cute … how does she do it?!”). Read more>>


Cher and Aguilera Talk ‘Burlesque’

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Christina Aguilera and Cher talk about their new movie ‘Burlesque,’ which sees Aguilera make her feature film debut and Cher return to the big screen for the first time in eleven years. 

Photo: Courtesy of Screen Gems