Micaela Diamond is the actress playing Babe, the young version of Cher, in the new Broadway musical The Cher Show and we caught up with the rising star to learn more about her!

The 19-year-old actress got the job just two days before starting college at Carnegie Mellon. She also was Sara Bareilles‘ understudy for the role of Mary Magdalene in NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.

In The Cher Show, Micaela brings some of Cher’s early moments to life, including her debut performance of “I Got You Babe.”

Here are 10 Fun Facts about Micaela:

  • 1. I’m an only child, therefore also best friends with my mama.
  • 2. I volunteered in Chios, Greece last summer to help with the refugee crisis.
  • 3. I pee a little every time I sneeze.
  • 4. I learned all the Christina Aguilera dances from Burlesque at way too young an age.
  • 5. I lived on Roosevelt Island for a year.

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  • 6. I still don’t have a license because I grew up in new york city
  • 7. I’m in a long term and expensive relationship with kombucha.
  • 8. I would like to be in a throuple with Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell.
  • 9. Most of my clothes are from thrift stores.
  • 10. I often read Shakespeare when taking baths. I don’t know.

The Cher Show is playing now on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre!

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