It turns out Cher was the original gender outlaw.
In a segment of her TV show in the 1970s, the superstar portrayed all–and I mean all–the roles in a mini version of West Side Story, including Maria, Anita, and the Jets!
And she’s brilliant.
So brilliant that when she sings “Something’s Coming,” I always think, “Yeah, me!”
Versatility has never been this cost effective.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 2, 2012