With the nation's premier CHER impersonator and winner of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, Chad Michaels
Six decades of #1 hits. 100 million albums sold. Countless reinventions. No other diva compares to the Goddess of Pop and her groundbreaking success as a music, movie, and style icon. SMC packs McCaw Hall with all the songs, sparkle and sequins you’d expect from the ultimate Cher tribute. Guest-starring Chad Michaels, the uncanny Cher impersonator who hair-flipped his way to the championship of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.
*features certified-ASL interpretation
Sunday audiences will be treated to a premiere performance of "Tell Me Can You Hear Me," from composer Jim Papoulis. This song, performed by the Washington Middle School choir and members of Seattle Men's Chorus and Seattle Women's Chorus, was created through a songwriting workshop with the students in October 2018. The song is slated for release by Hal Leonard, the world’s largest sheet music publisher.
The many looks of this Drag Race All Stars winner
In September 2012, Chad Michaels joined the cast of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars which pits the best Drag Queens in the business against each other. Needless to say, Chad rose to the top and became the winner of the $100,000 Grand Prize, and was the first person to be inducted into the "Drag Queen Hall of Fame"!
Chad Michaels has dedicated 20 years to the exciting art of Celebrity Impersonation. Most notably, Chad's tribute to Cher has earned him international acclaim and granted him the opportunity to collaborate with, and entertain for, industry favorites including David Foster, Elton John, Cyndi Lauper, Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani, Tori Spelling, Perez Hilton, and even the Diva herself, Cher. Chad's career profile includes a two year engagement with the Las Vegas production of Norbert Aleman's An Evening at La Cage and tours of the UK and South America.
Television credits include the Cher E! True Hollywood Story, the Cher A&E Biography, MAD TV, Tori and Dean - Inn Love, Women's Murder Club, and Comedy Central's Gene Simmons Celebrity Roast. Chad continues to be in demand on the national night club and corporate circuit by delivering fresh and exciting re-creations to clients and audiences alike. Chad Michaels is a seasoned performer who hopes to leave you uplifted, entertained, and always wanting more!
Chad recently impressed everyone with his performance as “Cher,” for the legendary Cher, on The Talk. Even Cher herself was impressed!
Chad lives in San Diego, CA, with his partner, Adam.
Header photo credit: Kristofer Reynolds