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Friday, September 15, 2017

Bette Midler Takes a Spill in Set Mishap During ‘Hello, Dolly!’

NBC New York Bette Midler Takes a Spill in Set Mishap During ‘Hello, Dolly!‘ By Michael George and R. Darren Price Sept 14, 2017 2017-09-02_6-51-14

Grammy, Tony and Emmy winner Bette Midler took a spill after a set malfunctioned during a staging of the hit “Hello, Dolly!” revival on Broadway Thursday evening, according to members of the audience.

Audience members posted on Twitter that the 71-year-old peformer fell from a moving set sometime after the curtains rose at Shubert Theatre for the 8 p.m. showtime, leaving them in darkness.

“She was kind of dancing and she was walking back and it looked like the prop didn’t stop moving,” audience member Jamie Gigantiello said. “And then she fell. So something malfunctioned.” ...  Read More

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