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Saturday, August 4, 2018

Curtain Call: Bette Midler Will Soon Call It Quits With Hello Dolly

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Curtain Call: Bette Midler Will Soon Call It Quits With Hello Dolly
Author Unknown
December 23, 2017

Bette Midler has a long and star-studded career, spanning decades. She started her sojourn in the theater off-Broadway until her first Broadway appearance in 1967s Fiddler on The Roof. Since then, she has made countless appearances on stage and in film.

In April 2017, she took on the title role in the Broadway revival of Hello Betty. Now, after almost two years gracing the stage, she is set to take a final bow from the production. Her exit is not for lack of enthusiasm for the show. Rather, she cites her age as a major factor informing her decision. Read More

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Betty Buckley-Led HELLO, DOLLY! Tour Will Makes Stops in LA, Chicago & More; Full Itinerary Announced

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Betty Buckley-Led HELLO, DOLLY! Tour Will Makes Stops in LA, Chicago & More; Full Itinerary Announced
by BWW News Desk Jul. 16, 2018

Betty Buckely

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley will star in the first national tour of Hello, Dolly!, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, beginning September 30, 2018 in the Connor Palace at Cleveland’s Playhouse Square. The full tour itinerary is as follows:

Cleveland, OH USA
Sept 30 – Oct 21
Connor Palace Read More

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Bette Midler & David Hyde Pierce return to Hello, Dolly! on Broadway

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Bette Midler & David Hyde Pierce return to Hello, Dolly! on Broadway
The Tony Award-winning Broadway revival plays its final performance at the Shubert Theatre on August 25, 2018.
July 17, 2018

David Hyde Pierce, Bette Midler

Back Where They Belong! Tony Award winners and original cast members Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce return to their respective roles of Dolly Levi Gallagher and Horave Vandergelder in the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly! at the Shubert Theatre tonight. The pair are scheduled to remain with the production for the final six weeks of its acclaimed Broadway run through to August 25, 2018. Read More

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce Return to Hello, Dolly! on Broadway July 17 (Today!)

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Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce Return to Hello, Dolly! on Broadway July 17
BY RYAN MCPHEE
JUL 17, 2018
She’s back home where she belongs.

David Hyde Pierce, Bette Midler

David Hyde Pierce and Bette Midler Noam Galai/Getty Images for “Hello, Dolly

Bette Midler steps back into the Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly! beginning July 17, reprising her Tony-winning performance as title matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi. Joining her is her original co-star David Hyde Pierce, who returns to the role of Horace Vandergelder. Read More

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Which ‘Dolly’ Are You?

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Which ‘Dolly’ Are You?
BY LOGAN CULWELL-BLOCK
JUL 11, 2018

Bette Midler, Bernadette Peters, Barbra Streisand, Carol Channing

Of all the women who have played Hello, Dolly!’s leading lady, are you Carol Channing or Bette Midler, Donna Murphy or Barbra Streisand or Bernadette Peters?

There’s a bit of Hello, Dolly!’s Dolly Gallagher Levi in all of us. But of the illustrious actors who have spun their own take on the famous Matchmaker on stage and screen, which one are you most like? Whether Tony winner Carol Channing or Oscar winner Barbra Streisand, Tony winner Bette Midler or Tony winner Bernadette Peters, take our personality quiz to find out. Read More

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

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
By Nathaniel R.

Bette Midler, Barbra Hershey, Beaches, Lounges

Since I’m on record as being annoyed that all anyone cares about is the EGOT it’s time to celebrate our preferred obsession: 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, with Glenda Jackson being the most recent recipient as of this past Sunday night at the Tony Awards. Triple Crowns have become much more commonplace in the 21st century since actors move much more fluidly through the three mediums than they did in before the turn of the century. TV has totally lost its stigma for movie stars and Broadway is more welcome to very short runs freeing major stars up to continue with their movie and TV careers without as much scheduling trauma. A TRUCKLOAD OF TRIVIA AFTER THE JUMP… Read More

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Bette Midler Returning to ‘Hello, Dolly!’ to Close Out the Broadway Revival, July 17 to August 25, When The Show Will Close. Tickets On Sale April 28th

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Bette Midler Returning to ‘Hello, Dolly!’ to Close Out the Broadway Revival
Posted: 10:10 AM, April 20, 2018

Bette Midler couldn’t stay away from the “lights of 14th street.”

The Tony Award winner will return to the title role she originated in the current revival of Hello, Dolly! Her former co-star, David Hyde Pierce, who played Horace Vandergelder, will join her in the limited six-week engagement from July 17 to August 25, when the show will close.

“I am delighted to return to the scene of one of the greatest experiences of my life,” Midler said in a statement of her triumphant encore performance. Read More

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Kennedy Center Honors: Our top 50 recommendations who need to be chosen include Dick Van Dyke, Liza Minnelli, Jessica Lange, Bette Midler

Mister D: Ok, I admit that I’m prejudiced, but this list could be whittled down in seconds for me. My standards are high, well in some things, and some of these people don’t really belong on this list.

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Kennedy Center Honors: Our top 50 recommendations who need to be chosen include Dick Van Dyke, Liza Minnelli, Jessica Lange, Bette Midler
Chris Beachum
April 11, 2018 6:00AM

The next recipients for the Kennedy Center Honors will be announced in the late summer, often around Labor Day. The all-star event is held each year in the nation’s capital during the first weekend in December and then airs on CBS as a two-hour special after Christmas. Read More

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Bette Midler vs Bernadette Peters With The Critics: In The End It Just Boils Down To Personal Preference – Stop Comparing!

Mister D: I know some of you don’t want to see any comparison reviews because it pits two beloved stars and friends against one another, but you knew it was going to happen. So I picked out some that said the same thing as the others, and what it really boils down to is personal tastes and fandom. The Peter’s fans are going to pick her and the Midler fans will pick Midler. Midler will win of course because she is an international star where Bernadette is basically a favorite of the Broadway crowd. It’s just a fact. So I see no reason to even argue with one another. Neither side is going to listen. And don’t feel sorry for these ladies. They are both at the top of their game, they have made it in an industry that is callous and cruel. Believe me both women can handle what is thrown at them. Yes, I’m sure they still get hurt feelings, but by now they have learned to say “fuck it, I’m a star!!!” Read More

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Sunday, February 18, 2018

‘Hello, Dolly!’ could bring Whoopi Goldberg back to Broadway stage

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‘Hello, Dolly!’ could bring Whoopi Goldberg back to Broadway stage\
By Joseph V. Amodio Special to Newsday February 9, 2018

Whoopi Goldberg just might be looking to head back to Broadway where her career began, the actress said Thursday during New York Fashion Week.

“It would be nice to get onstage again,” the “View” co-host said before the start of the Adam Selman show at Spring Studios in TriBeCa, where she had a front-row seat. But she added: “I don’t have any plans at the moment.” Read More

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