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Longtime entertainer Cher announced Thursday she'll be one of the headline acts at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
updated 2/7/2008 9:20:24 PM ET 2008-02-08T02:20:24

She has released 25 albums that have sold more than 100 million copies and has enjoyed a career that has included concerts, recordings, Broadway, TV, film acting and directing, and books. Now she’s taking her show to Vegas.

Cher announced Thursday she’ll be one of the headline acts at Caesars Palace.

“I started in Vegas at Caesars, so I’ve come full circle,” she said. “I’m back, and I plan to give my fans the best experience yet. I think everybody knows I only do things in a big way.”

The Oscar, Emmy and Grammy award winner said in a statement that she will begin a three-year, 200-show engagement May 6.

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“Cher’s name in one word encapsulates icon, award-winning legend, and captivating performer,” said Caesars Palace President Gary Selesner. “Caesars is pleased to welcome Cher back.”

“Cher at The Colosseum” is scheduled to include hit songs from her career of more than 40 years, with choreography, costumes and special effects. It is a partnership with AEG Live.

Cher will alternate performances at the 4,300-seat Colosseum with other headline acts Elton John and Bette Midler.

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John, who began playing at the Colosseum in 2004 when Dion’s show was dark, is now booked to play his show, “The Red Piano,” through 2008. Midler’s “The Showgirl Must Go On” is set to open Feb. 20 for a two-year run of 100 shows per year.

Cher’s 90-minute show will feature choreography from Doriana Sanchez and lighting, special effects and costumes by Bob Mackie. Engagements will run four nights a week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Ticket prices are from $95 to $250.

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