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17 Pop Stars Who Successfully Crossed Over Into Film

Vogue17 Pop Stars Who Successfully Crossed Over Into Filmby ORLA PENTELOW01/23/2019 As pop star Lady Gaga…

BILLBOARD HOT 100 celebrates 60 YEARS with the List of the 60 FEMALE ARTISTS of ALL TIMES

Billboard Magazine BILLBOARD HOT 100 celebrates 60 YEARS with the List of the 60 FEMALE ARTISTS…

Which ‘Dolly’ Are You?

Playbill Which ‘Dolly’ Are You? BY LOGAN CULWELL-BLOCK JUL 11, 2018 Of all the women who…

Todrick Hall On People Who’ve Stood The Test Of Time

Out Smart Magazine HOUSTON PRIDE HEADLINER TODRICK HALL: ‘BE YOURSELF AND BE TRUTHFUL’ Posted On 18…

Alice Cooper On Bette Midler 1973

Sounds Magazine January 27, 1973 Author Unknown “I think there are going to be a lot…

God, This Is So Frustating & I Can’t Understand In The Morning LOL – The Triple Crown of Acting. That’s when a performer manages the Emmy, Oscar, and Tony for acting. To date only 24* actors have accomplished this

The Film Experience List-Mania: Glenda Jackson & Lots of Triple-Crown Acting Trivia Tuesday, June 12, 20…

TOP 10: LOOKING FOR OSCAR GLORY AFTER 1991 (Bette Makes The List Twice)

Awards Circiut TOP 10: LOOKING FOR OSCAR GLORY AFTER 1991 By Sam Coffey – Apr 4,…

The Oscar for best original song is a garbage category – Bette Midler Proves It In One Segment

The Washington Post The Oscar for best original song is a garbage category By Dan Zak…

Andrew Lloyd Webber Explains His Juiciest Memoir Stories: Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, Patti Lupone, Princess Di

Billboard Andrew Lloyd Webber Explains His Juiciest Memoir Stories, From Princess Diana’s Splits to Barbra Streisand…

Barbra Streisand Says She Was Miscast In Hello Dolly

Just Jared Barbra Streisand Says She Was Miscast In Hello Dolly WED, 28 FEBRUARY 2018 Barbra…

BetteBack April 30, 1975: Bette Midler Is Back Rashy And Gimmicky (‘Clams’)

Lawton Constitiution April 30, 1975 NEW YORK (AP ) — A strenuous comeback bid is being…

25 Rich Guys With Even Richer Wives

Money Magazine 25 Rich Guys With Even Richer Wives By SERGEI KLEBNIKOV July 11, 2017 Rich guys…

Celebrating Gamechanging Jewish Women In Hollywood with an In-Depth Panel at The Braid

Broadway World Celebrating Gamechanging Jewish Women In Hollywood with an In-Depth Panel at The Braid by…

BetteBack April 6, 1975: What Did Bette Midler Start Taking?

Kannapolis Daily Independent April 6, 1975 Now that she’s a star, sort of, Bette Midler decided…

On Being Compared To Barbra And Liza:

On Being Compared To Barbra And Liza: “IT’S FABULOUS for me to be compared with Streisand…

BetteBack April 3, 1975: Bette Midler Corrects A Misunderstanding

Lima News April 3, 1975 Bette Midler arranged for Lionel Hampton to have billing on her…

BetteBack April 12, 1975: Bette’s Back Big Time

Emporia Gazette Bette’s Back By Craig Zadan April 12, 1975 THE CRUSH of bridge chairs forms…

BetteBack March 27, 1975: What Did Bette Mean By Her Cher Joke At The Grammy’s?

Charleston Gazette March 27, 1975 Q. ”On the recent Grammy Awards, what did Bette Midler mean…

Do Gay Men Love, Dislike or Feel Indifferent About Taylor Swift?

Instinct Do Gay Men Love, Dislike or Feel Indifferent About Taylor Swift? Instinct Staff | November…

‘Diva Whisperer’ Richard Jay-Alexander opens conversation series in Miami Beach

South Florida ‘Diva Whisperer’ Richard Jay-Alexander opens conversation series in Miami Beach By Rod Stafford Hagwood…

On Romance Movies: “Anyway, I don’t like to do romance. I’m interested in things that are bigger than romance.

On Romance Movies: “Anyway, I don’t like to do romance. I’m interested in things that are…

Bette Midler’s ‘Hocus Pocus’ Halloween Costume Was One of the Best Ever!

Just Jared Bette Midler‘s ‘Hocus Pocus‘ Halloween Costume Was One of the Best Ever! TUE, 03…

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…

Do Stars Deserve Applause Just for Showing Up?

Theatermania Do Stars Deserve Applause Just for Showing Up? Hayley Levitt, Zachary Stewart • Broadway •…

Hocus Pocus Is Officially Getting Remade—without the Original Cast

Vanity Fair Hocus Pocus Is Officially Getting Remade—without the Original Cast by LAURA BRADLEY SEPTEMBER 28,…

Hocus Pocus Writer Says Sequel May Be a TV Movie

Screen Write Hocus Pocus Writer Says Sequel May Be a TV Movie By Rose Moore 14…

This brand sells “Hocus Pocus”-themed bath products, and all our Halloween dreams just came true

Hello Giggles This brand sells “Hocus Pocus”-themed bath products, and all our Halloween dreams just came…

BetteBack February 13, 1975: Cher comes back – A TV Review

Appleton Post Crescent February 13, 1975 Once upon a time there lived a couple named Sonny…

Westboro author explores rituals for success in book ‘Psyched Up’

TELEGRAM Westboro author explores rituals for success in book ‘Psyched Up’ By Ann Connery Frantz, Correspondent…

A Bootleg Betty Exclusive – The missing lyrics: “I Put My Hand In” from Hello, Dolly! For now, Bette’s extra verse can only be heard on Broadway

A Bootleg Betty Exclusive  The missing lyrics: “I Put My Hand In” from Hello, Dolly!  For…

[when asked by Parade magazine whether she will retire after her show in Las Vegas]

[when asked by Parade magazine whether she will retire after her show in Las Vegas] I…

BetteBack February 8, 1975: What To Expect On The Cher Special

Hillsdale Daily News February 8, 1975 Music: Elton John sings hit version of the Beatle’s song…

To say we are now free love, who invented that? That was guys invented that, because the women have all the burden of free love.

To say we are now free love, who invented that? That was guys invented that, because…

How Grammy-Winning Producer Steven Epstein Made ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Cast Album

Billboard How Grammy-Winning Producer Steven Epstein Made ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Cast Album 5/31/2017 by Diane Snyder Mister…

It’s been ten years since I lived here in LA

“It’s been ten years since I lived here in LA, and I have to tell you…

BetteBack November 19, 1974: Bette Midler Set To Return To Broadway

Gastonia Gazette November 19, 1974 BETTE MIDLER, a.k.a. the Divine Miss M, whose career began on…

Bette Midler On Maybe Getting Married To Peter Riegert:

Bette Midler On Maybe Getting Married To Peter Riegert: “I suppose it could lead to marriage…

Bette Midler On Being The Heroine Of The Gay Set:

Bette Midler On Being The Heroine Of The Gay Set: “I’ll be a heroine to anybody.…

Bette Midler On Briefly Appearing Half Nude At One Performance:

Bette Midler On Briefly Appearing Half Nude At One Performance: “Many people objected but to me…

Bette Midler Talks About The Rose:

Bette Midler Talks About The Rose: “Aside from their self destructiveness, I don’t know what characteristics…

First Listen: ‘Hello, Dolly!’ New Broadway Cast Recording (Audio)

NPR First Listen: ‘Hello, Dolly!‘ New Broadway Cast Recording By LINDA HOLMES May 8, 2017 The…

Bette Midler On Her Music:

Bette Midler On Her Music: “I never intended to concentrate on oldies. In fact, I don’t.…

‘Hello, Dolly!’: Bette Midler Proves She’s the New Queen of Broadway (Rolling Stone)

Rolling Stone ‘Hello, Dolly!’: Bette Midler Proves She’s the New Queen of Broadway By Peter Travers…

Bette Midler On Being Compared To Barbra Streisand:

Bette Midler On Being Compared To Barbra Streisand: “First of all, it makes me feel bad…

Bette Midler On The Looks Of Cities While Touring:

Bette Midler On The Looks Of Cities While Touring: “And the cities all begin to look…

Bette Midler in ‘Hello, Dolly!’ The next big phenomenon hits Broadway

The Inquirer Bette Midler in ‘Hello, Dolly!’ The next big phenomenon hits Broadway By David Patrick Stearns…

1984 – Tom Snyder – De Tour – Bette Midler

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Review Bette Midler and ‘Hello, Dolly!’: A match that makes for Broadway

Los Angeles Times Review Bette Midler and ‘Hello, Dolly!’: A match that makes for Broadway heaven…

Review: ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Is Bright, Brassy and All Bette (New York Times)

New York Times Review: ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Is Bright, Brassy and All Bette By BEN BRANTLEYAPRIL 20,…

BetteBack September 21, 1974: How Come We Don’t Hear More About Bette Midler Lately?

San Mateo Times September 21, 1974 I just love Bette Midler. How come we don’t read…