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Monday, August 7, 2017

1979 – Bill Collins Australia – The Rose – Bette Midler

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If you wants something done, you’d better do it yourself – or ask another woman to do it. – Bette Midler

If you wants something done, you’d better do it yourself – or ask another woman to do it. – Bette Midler

Amen to that. My girlfriends know not to count on me, cause I’m too flighty….and self – absorbed…Don, aka Mister D

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Bette Midler – One Night Only – From A Distance – 2014

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Joy Behar Offered Chance To Star In Touring Version Of “Hello, Dolly!”

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Joy Behar Offered Chance To Star In Touring Version Of “Hello, Dolly!
by Brandon Voss
August 5, 2017

But don’t Bette on it.

Hello, Joy?

While there’s still no official word on who will replace Tony winner Bette Midler when she departs Broadway’s hit revival of Hello, Dolly! in January, we can probably rule out one daytime diva.

The View co-host Joy Behar revealed at the top of Friday’s show that she had recently been approached to headline the upcoming tour of Hello, Dolly! as iconic matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi. Read More

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on the ‘girl bands’ of her youth] The Ronettes, The Chiffons, The Marvelettes, The Crystals.. they were completely and utterly wholesome and whimsical.

on the ‘girl bands’ of her youth] The Ronettes, The Chiffons, The Marvelettes, The Crystals.. they were completely and utterly wholesome and whimsical. And optimistic. The music was very optimistic and upbeat. The ballads were sometimes sad, but you knew things were going to turn out in the end. The music wasn’t bleak. This was before Bob Dylan, you know. – Bette Midler

Image may contain: 3 people, people smiling, people standing The best album of every year since 2000, according to critics (businessinsider.com) Review: It’s The Girls – A Musical Joyride (bootlegbetty.com)

On Meeting Her Idol Bob Dylan: | BootLeg Betty Read More

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Tony Winners Reap in Profits as Summer Peaks

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Tony Winners Reap in Profits as Summer Peaks
POSTED ON AUGUST 2, 2017 BY JENNIFER R JONES

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In the week ending July 30, 2017, the top earning show in terms of percentage reached of its gross potential was Kinky Boots, which was the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Musical.  Spurred on by the recent addition of pop star Brendon Urie to the cast, Kinky Boots is experiencing a renaissance of its top box office days, which peaked in the holiday season at the end of 2013, as well as late summer 2013 following the show’s Tony success.  This past week, the weekly gross for Kinky Boots was $1,584,103, which is the highest weekly gross since Urie entered the cast.  This is an increase of $131,512 from the week before, and the grosses have been steadily increasing for the past 10 weeks.  Prior to that, the week ending May 28, 2017 had a weekly gross of just $796,424, after which a steep jump of $318,869 led the show on its current upward trend.  In terms of gross potential, Kinky Boots had the highest gross this past week at 125.99% of its gross potential. Read More

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Bette Midler: Bootleg Betty: Millworker 1978

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