Santa Ana Orange County Register
November 9, 1996
Midler fans began camping out at the Costa Mesa center’s box office at 4:30 a.m., center spokesman Greg Patterson said. By 10 a.m., aÂ line wound around the building and remained until midafternoon.
Midler sold 4,716 tickets on Sunday, for receipts of $289,220, far exceeding the center’s previous opening-day sale record of $150,000 for the Kirov BaUetinl991.
About 85 percent of the tickets for Midler’s shows Dec. 3-4 were sold Sunday. The center expects the remaining tickets to be gone by the end of the week. For informaUon, caU (714) 556-2787. To charge tickets by phone, call (714) 740-7878