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BetteBack August 19, 1975: Bette Midler Says Lawrence Welk Dissed Her

Wichita Falls TimesAugust 19, 1975 Bette Midler said in Playgirl magazine that Lawrence Welk was once…

Book: I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers By John Logan – Bette Midler On Broadway

The debut 2013 American production starred Bette Midler. The play, which cost $2.4 million to produce, was a…

BetteBack July 17, 1975: ABC Offers Bette Midler A Special Deal

Harrisburg Daily Register July 17, 1975 Bette Midler, the doyenne of glitter rock, may soon be…

Please Submit Bette Midler’s Name To The Kennedy Honors Submission Page And Share – Example Given. Thank You!

Mister D: There’s a section where you write why Bette should receive this reward. I hate…

BetteBack July 1, 1975: ‘Clams’ Breaks Broadway’s Box Office Record

Stroudsburg Pocono Record July 1, 1975 All we can conscientiously say about Bette Midler is you…

BetteBack June 13, 1975: The Divine Miss “M” scores personal success on Broadway

Mister D: It’s so funny to read these old articles to be reminded of how edgy…

BetteBack June 3, 1975: Bette Midler To Record Gospel Song

Arkansas City Traveler June 3, 1975 The gospel song Bette Midler sings in her Broadway show…

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…

BetteBack April 24, 1975: It’s a glossier Bette Midler who’s back in the Big Apple (‘Clams’)

Middletown Times Herald April 24, 1975 NEW YORK – Bette Midler, the tackiest girl in town,…

BetteBack April 20, 1975: Bette Midler’s ‘Clams’ Will Be A Rave

Colorado Springs Gazette April 20, 1975 Will the divine Miss M — Bette Midler, succeed or…

Bette Midler – So Long Dearie – You Stole Broadway’s Heart

Bette Midler – So Long Dearie – You Stole Broadway’s Heart

Bette Midler Will Bow Out of ‘Dolly!’ With Box-Office Bang

cetusnews Bette Midler Will Bow Out of ‘Dolly!’ With Box-Office Bang By Charles Passy 11-30-2017 Bette…

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…

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…

BetteBack March 10, 1975: Why Did Bette Midler Drop Out Of Sight?

Lima News March 10, 1975 Q: Didn’t Bette Midler drop out of sight for awhile ?…

Timing is Everything Says Hello, Dolly! Sound Designer Scott Lehrer

ET Now Timing is Everything Says Hello, Dolly! Sound Designer Scott Lehrer 20th October 2017 Timing…

‘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…

Pink Talks About Fighting Cristina Aguilera And Defending Bette Midler

People Pink Reveals Christina Aguilera Tried to Punch Her: ‘She Swung at Me in a Club’…

Another week, another shattered record left in Bette Midler’s wake. Yawn.

Forbes ‘The Band’s Visit‘ Starts Strong On Broadway As Bette Midler Breaks Yet Another Record By…

Bette Midler – Flashing the audience during the De Tour show in 1984

Bette Midler – Flashing the audience during the De Tour show in 1984

“Fashion Is Not a 9-to-5”: Michael Kors on Brand Building, Runway Inclusion, and Dressing His Favorite, Bette Midler

Vogue “Fashion Is Not a 9-to-5”: Michael Kors on Brand Building, Runway Inclusion, and Dressing His…

Bruce Springsteen And Bette Midler Break Broadway Records

Forbes Bruce Springsteen And Bette Midler Break Broadway Records By Lee Seymour , CONTRIBUTOR OCT 11,…

I haven’t had the opportunity in a long time to really show how bad my taste can be.

“I haven’t had the opportunity in a long time to really show how bad my taste…

Mark Shenton: Broadway’s premium ticket prices are punishing loyal theatre fans

The Stage Mark Shenton: Broadway’s premium ticket prices are punishing loyal theatre fans By Mark Shenton…

$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…

Meet Broadway’s Beat Cops Dedicated to Keeping the Main Stem Secure

Variety Meet Broadway’s Beat Cops Dedicated to Keeping the Main Stem Secure By Cynthia Littleton October…

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…

Mark Shenton: Why is my theatre ticket so expensive? It’s the economics, stupid

The Stage Mark Shenton: Why is my theatre ticket so expensive? It’s the economics, stupid By…

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…

Midler on playing characters: “Those kinds of characters that are larger than life — driven, overbearing — those kinds of characters don’t come along very often.

Midler on playing characters: “Those kinds of characters that are larger than life — driven, overbearing…

‘Sunday in the Park With George’ 2017 Broadway cast recording: Jake Gyllenhaal enters Grammy contest against Bette Midler, Ben Platt

Gold Derby ‘Sunday in the Park With George’ 2017 Broadway cast recording: Jake Gyllenhaal enters Grammy…

Well If The Enquirer Says, It Must Be True

Enquirer By Rob Shuter Sep 21, 2017 @ 17:01PM Bette Midler sure likes her privacy, and…

Bette Midler Accepting Her 2017 Tony For Best Actress:

Bette Midler Accepting Her 2017 Tony For Best Actress: “Revival is an interesting word,” she continued…

Can’t keep a good Dolly down

Page Six Can’t keep a good Dolly down By Cindy Adams September 17, 2017 | 9:53pm…

Broadway Rebounds As Bette Midler Breaks Another Record

Forbes Broadway Rebounds As Bette Midler Breaks Another Record By Lee Seymour SEP 19, 2017 Broadway…

Bette Midler Accepting Her 2017 Tony For Best Actress

Bette Midler Accepting Her 2017 Tony For Best Actress: “I hope I don’t cry,” Midler said,…

The Broadway Flea Market Is September 24

Times Square Chronicles The Broadway Flea Market Is September 24 By SUZANNA BOWLING SEPTEMBER 15, 2017…

Bette Midler Accepting Her Outer Critics Circle Award: “I want to give a shout out to Jerry Zaks, our director, our choreographer, Warren Carlyle, who is absolutely brilliant.

Bette Midler Accepting Her Outer Critics Circle Award: “I want to give a shout out to…

Bette Midler Accepting Her Outer Critics Circle Award: “Oh, boy! This is the hardest job I’ve ever had in my whole life—not just accepting the award but this is for a few people on Broadway.

Bette Midler Accepting Her Outer Critics Circle Award: “Oh, boy! This is the hardest job I’ve…

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…

Broadway: “Hello, Dolly!” Crashes Again During Bette Midler’s Week Off, Falls Below $1 Million

Broadway World Broadway: “Hello, Dolly!” Crashes Again During Bette Midler’s Week Off, Falls Below $1 Million…

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…

BetteBack March 3, 1975: Is Bette Midler going to appear on TV as a regular on a show without singing?

News Journal Mansfield March 3, 1975 Q. – I was told that Bette Midler is going…

The biggest misconception people have about me is that I’m seven feet tall (1991)

The biggest misconception people have about me is that I’m seven feet tall (1991) – Bette…

Donna Murphy Sets Final Performance Date in Hello, Dolly!; Bernadette Peters Will Perform Eight Shows a Week

Broadway Donna Murphy Sets Final Performance Date in Hello, Dolly!; Bernadette Peters Will Perform Eight Shows…

Bernadette Peters to Replace Bette Midler in ‘Hello, Dolly!’

The New York Times Bernadette Peters to Replace Bette Midler in ‘Hello, Dolly!’ By MICHAEL PAULSONSEPT.…