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Photo: Bette Midler in the 1971 musical production of The Who’s Tommy. Here she’s playing the part of The Mother

BetteBack April 25, 1971: Bette Midler As The Acid Queen In Tommy (Interview)

The Seattle Times April 25, 1971 Seattle Opera has  never had a villain quite like the Acid Queen. Nor a…

BetteBack Review April 29, 1971: Bette Midler In “Tommy” Matches That Of The Who

Centralia Daily Chronicle April 29, 1971 SEATTTLE (AP) — The stage premiere of “Tommy,” a noted rock opera, drove Wednesday…

BetteBack Review May 3, 1971: Bette Midler Gives Extraordinary Performance In Tommy

Arizona Republic May 3, 1971 SEATTLE, Wash. — The Seattle Opera Association’s original production of the rock opera “Tommy” has…