Monthly Archives: May 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Video: Beaches Movie TV Spot 1989 – Bette Midler

Bette Midler, Card Game

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Disney’s New Hocus Pocus Book Will Just Have to Be the Sequel We’ve Been Waiting For

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Disney’s New Hocus Pocus Book Will Just Have to Be the Sequel We’ve Been Waiting For
5/23/18
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Disney is finally offering fans a Hocus Pocus sequel – although don’t expect for it to appear on your television screens anytime soon. On July 10, Disney will be releasing Hocus Pocus & the All-New Sequel, a new book that will take place 25 years after the events of the cult-classic 1993 film. The book’s release will also coincide with the movie’s 25th anniversary. (Yes, it’s been that long.) Read More

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The Power Trio Of Divas – Liza Minnelli, Bette Midler, and Debbie Reynolds – Backstage at Bette’s 2013 Broadway smash, “I’ll Eat You Last”

The Power Trio Of Divas – Liza Minnelli, Bette Midler, and Debbie Reynolds – Backstage at Bette’s 2013 Broadway smash, “I’ll Eat You Last”

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Bette Midler – New York, New York – Diva Las Vegas -1997

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Well, I’ll Be Damned, Donna Murphy Will Be Back For 6 Hello Dolly! Shows – I Didn’t Think She Would

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Donna Murphy will play six performances of ‘Hello, Dolly!’ this summer
By Caitlin Huston – May 30, 2018

Bette Midler, Donna Murphy

When Bette Midler returns to “Hello, Dolly!” later this summer, so will Donna Murphy.

Murphy, who was the Dolly Gallagher Levi alternate during Midler’s original run, will play six performances beginning in July as Midler returns to the production. Midler begins performances July 17 and will play the role through the end of the show’s run on Aug. 25, 2018.

During the original run of the show, Midler played seven performances a week and Murphy played the role on Tuesday evenings. Read More

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Video: Bette Midler on “Murphy Brown”

Bette Midler, Candace Bergan

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About 30 Years Ago, Bette Aired The Bizarre “Mondo Beyondo” On HBO! (Full Special Included)

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Bette Midler, The KipperKids and Others

About 30 years ago, HBO aired The Mondo Beyondo Show, a sort-of send-up of avant-garde performance shows like Alive From Off Center and Night Flight. Hosted by Bette Midler (as the character Mondo Beyondo), it showcased artists that covered the broad spectrum between performance art, dance, and absurdist comedy. Strap on your Eighties Goggles; here’s the meat of the show: Bill Irwin | La La La Human Steps | The Kipper Kids | Yes/No People | Paul Zaloom | David Cale | and the Divine Miss M as Eudora P. Quickly Read More

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1984- Bette Midler performing at feminist icon Gloria Steinem’s Birthday Party – Pretty Legs And Great Big Knockers

1984- Bette Midler performing at feminist icon Gloria Steinem’s Birthday Party – Pretty Legs And Great Big Knockers

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Bette Midler – Soph Jokes – Kiss My Brass – 2004

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Midsummer Scream to celebrate 25 years of “Hocus Pocus” with special panel

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Midsummer Scream to celebrate 25 years of “Hocus Pocus” with special panel
Posted on May 23, 2018 by Mike Mack

In 1993, Disney made us fall in love with a story about three resurrected witches and the kids that did everything they could to stop them. 25 years later, Midsummer Scream will be celebrating “Hocus Pocus.”

Fans of Disney’s classic film will want to attend this year’s convention for “We Put a Spell on You: Celebrating 25 Years of Hocus Pocus,” a special conversation about the making of the film with producer David Kirschner, screenwriter Mick Garris and special guests. Read More

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