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BetteBack March 25, 1975: Bette Midler Hits The Recording Studio

Arkansas City Traveler March 25, 1975 Bette Midler has been recording in New York’s Secret Sound…

BetteBack March 21, 1975: Is Bette Midler Filming A TV Series?

Charleston Gazette March 21, 1975 Q. — I was told that Bette Midler is going to…

Should the Golden Globes reinstate ‘New Star of the Year’ award, and who would you choose for 2018 ceremony?

Should the Golden Globes reinstate ‘New Star of the Year’ award, and who would you choose…

$998 to Say Hello to Dolly? That’s the Price for Some Front Row Seats

The New York Times $998 to Say Hello to Dolly? That’s the Price for Some Front…

Bette Midler Hello, Dolly! Cast Recording Will Be Released On Vinyl November 17

Playbill Bette Midler Hello, Dolly! Cast Recording Will Be Released On Vinyl BY LOGAN CULWELL-BLOCK OCT…

Midler on the word “Diva”: “You know, I popularized that word diva.

Midler on the word “Diva”: “You know, I popularized that word diva. But I think that…

Director Mark Rydell on Bette Midler: “Hollywood couldn’t figure out what to do with her at first.

Director Mark Rydell on Bette Midler: “Hollywood couldn’t figure out what to do with her at…

BetteBack April 2, 1975: Bette Midler Says New Show Is A New Level Of Taste

Defiance Crescent News April 2, 1975 Bette Midler, opening April 14 at the Minskoff Theater, says…

On Acting: “For me, there are no challenges as far as acting is concerned.

On Acting: “For me, there are no challenges as far as acting is concerned. I just…

Meet the greatest LGBT icons over 70 years old

Pink News Meet the greatest LGBT icons over 70 years old Bea Mitchell 29th September 2017,…

If The Original Hocus Pocus Stars Want a Sequel, Why Are We Getting a Remake?!

E News If The Original Hocus Pocus Stars Want a Sequel, Why Are We Getting a…

OPINION: Community garden members seek to save towering willow – NYRP

Brooklyn Daily Eagle OPINION: Community garden members seek to save towering willow By Raanan Geberer Sept…

On why she started touring again in 1993: “I think I do really good work, but it doesn’t always wind up on the screen and so it’s disappointing.

On why she started touring again in 1993: “I think I do really good work, but…

Barry Manilow reveals the Philly nightclub he played with Bette Midler that inspired him to go solo

The Philadelphia Inquirer Barry Manilow reveals the Philly nightclub he played with Bette Midler that inspired…

Elton John AIDS Foundation’s Annual Fall Gala to Honor Sir Elton John as It Commemorates 25th Year

Billboard Elton John AIDS Foundation‘s Annual Fall Gala to Honor Sir Elton John as It Commemorates…

BetteBack March 8, 1975: Was Bette Midler In A Broadway Show?

Alton Telegraph March 8, 1975 Q. – Bette Midler was in the musical on Broadway. “Fiddler…

6 recording artists for fall

Bay Area Reporter 6 recording artists for fall by Roberto Friedman Published 09/07/2017 1. The celebrated…

Hocus Pocus Spell Book Phone case – Limited Edition!

Hocus Pocus Spell Book Phone case – Limited Edition! Get it now at: https://goo.gl/71thVs This exclusive design…

Miss M Takes Out The Trash

Daily Kos Cheers and Jeers By Bill in Portland Maine Wednesday Aug 23, 2017 CHEERS to the…

How Hello Dolly! Played A Part In Ending A 20 Year Feud Between Two Top Notch Actresses

Starts At 60 Glenn Close buries the hatchet with Broadway buddy By Starts at 60 Writers…

BetteBack February 21, 1975: Bette Midler Takes In “The Ritz”

Logansport Pharos Tribune February 21, 1975 Bette Midler saw the raunchy-hit “The Ritz” and howled at…

Editor’s Choice: ‘Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned From Eighties Movies’

Gusto Editor’s Choice: ‘Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned From Eighties Movies’ By Jeff…

Betteback February 19, 1975: Bette Midler Confirms Her Guest For Broadway Run

Doylestown Intelligencer February 19, 1975 Lionel Hampton‘ll be with Bette Midler at the Minskoff Theater, opening…

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

New Now Next Joy Behar Offered Chance To Star In Touring Version Of “Hello, Dolly!” by…

The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women – No, Bette Is Not On The List But I Talk About It

Mister D: No, Bette Midler is not on this list at all, but I’m putting this…

I’m incapable of doing anything other than entertaining. I can barely add and I’ve never been able to do my own taxes.

I’m incapable of doing anything other than entertaining. I can barely add and I’ve never been…

Bette Midler on her Broadway debut in one-woman show “I’ll Eat You Last”

[Bette Midler on her Broadway debut in one-woman show “I’ll Eat You Last”] I’d never done…

R.I.P. Beaches and Home Alone Star John Heard 1946-2017

Noise 11 R.I.P. Beaches and Home Alone Star John Heard 1946-2017 by PAUL CASHMERE on JULY 23, 2017 in NEWS…

BetteBack February 11, 1975: Bette Midler Slated For Big Broadway Return

Anderson Herald Bulletin February 11, 1975 20-20 News: Bette Midler is set for a “big Broadway…

Tony Awards 2017 frustration: Acting winners mostly gone only a month after awards show

Gold Derby Tony Awards 2017 frustration: Acting winners mostly gone only a month after awards show…

BetteBack January 23, 1975: Does Bette Midler’s career appear to be going downhill?

Burlington Daily Times January 23, 1975 Does Bette Midler’s career appear to be going downhill? YES.…

Oh, Donna! ‘Dolly’s Double Divas Drive 8-Show Week To $2.3M: Broadway Box Office

Deadline Hollywood Oh, Donna! ‘Dolly’s Double Divas Drive 8-Show Week To $2.3M: Broadway Box Office by…

Outfest returns for its 35th installment of LGBTQ films

Los Angeles Daily Center Outfest returns for its 35th installment of LGBTQ films By Sandra Barrera,…

BetteBack December 22, 1974: Johnny Carson Releases Collector’s Item Album Which Includes Bette Midler

Atchison Sunday Globe December 22, 1974 After almost two years in production Here’s Johnny Magic Moments…

Ouch! Bette Midler aims very snide fat joke at key Trump aide

Starts At 69 Ouch! Bette Midler aims very snide fat joke at key Trump aide 28…

BetteBack December 21, 1974: What is happening with Bette Midler these days? When can we see her in person again?

Dunkirk Evening Observer December 21, 1974 Q: What is happening with Bette Midler these days? When…

2015 – Gift Of Love Promo – Bette Midler

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If you let your character define your personality instead of keeping your true self separate, your character will get you. (Rolling Stone: December 9, 1982)

If you let your character define your personality instead of keeping your true self separate, your…

BetteBack November 30, 1974: What’s Bette Midler Like?

Dunkirk Evening Observer November 30, 1974 WILL THE REAL BETTE MIDLER . . .? What’s she…

As for being categorized, I don’t think anyone could categorize me at all because I]m beginning to get all kinds of people now.

As for being categorized, I don’t think anyone could categorize me at all because I]m beginning…

Our 9 Favorite Moments of the 2016-17 Theater Season

Theatermania Our 9 Favorite Moments of the 2016-17 Theater Season Editorial Staff • Broadway, Off-Broadway •…

Tony winner Bette Midler says she lost 30 pounds from ‘Hello, Dolly!’

Bette Midler says she’s lost 30 pounds starring in “Hello, Dolly!” (PHOTO: JULIETA CERVANTES) New York…

Bette Midler’s fiery speech stole the Tonys

MSN Bette Midler‘s fiery speech stole the Tonys By Maeve McDermott June 12, 2017 Bette Midler,…

Tonys: Bette Midler’s Speech (Continued), Ben Platt’s Advice and More Things You Didn’t See on TV

Hollywood Reporter Tonys: Bette Midler’s Speech (Continued), Ben Platt’s Advice and More Things You Didn’t See…

Bette Midler wins Best Actress Tony Award – and best speech of the show

AJC.com Bette Midler wins Best Actress Tony Award – and best speech of the show Melissa…

Tony Awards 2017: Kevin Spacey, ‘Great Comet,’ Bette Midler, ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ and, of course, Donald Trump

New York Daily News Tony Awards 2017: Kevin Spacey, ‘Great Comet,’ Bette Midler, ‘Dear Evan Hansen’…

5 Things You Missed at the 2017 Drama Desk Awards

Theatermania 5 Things You Missed at the 2017 Drama Desk Awards Zachary Stewart • Broadway •…

Billboard 200 Chart Moves: ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Soundtrack & New ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Cast Recording Debut

Billboard Billboard 200 Chart Moves: ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Soundtrack & New ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Cast Recording Debut 5/25/2017…

Rap is poetry set to music. But to me it’s like a jackhammer.

Rap is poetry set to music. But to me it’s like a jackhammer.

You needn’t be gorgeous or wealthy or smart, Just very enthusiastic! (From her best selling book, “The Saga of Baby Divine”)

Make sure that life is a rare entertainment! It doesn’t take anything drastic. You needn’t be…