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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Audio: Go ‘Behind the Curtain’ with the Michael McCormick, Bette Midler, Victor Garber, and Christine Baranski!|

Broadway World
Go ‘Behind the Curtain’ with the Michael McCormick, Bette Midler, Victor Garber, and Christine Baranski!
by Behind the Curtain Sep. 24, 2018 | Bette Midler: Bootleg Betty

'Behind the Curtain' with the Michael McCormick, Bette Midler, Victor Garber, and Christine Baranski!

Sit down, John… because Michael McCormick, one of Broadway’s busiest character actors, sits down with Rob and Kevin to look back on a career that has had him appear in such musicals as Oliver, La Bete, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, 1776, Kiss Me Kate, Marie Christine, Gypsy, Curtains, Hello, Dolly and many more!

Michael pulls back the curtain on his career to discuss how being a child actor became the foundation of his work ethic, what it was like coming full circle with Bernadette Peters, and why he won the role of John Adams in the revival of 1776! Read More

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Friday, September 9, 2016

BetteBack November 27, 1973: Bette Midler Finds Philadelphia Audience Is Different

Philadelphia Inquirer
Bette Midler Finds Philadelphia Audience Is Different
November 27, 1973
By Judy Kinnard

Bette Midler as The Divine Miss  M 1973 Gay Icon

“Main Liners are tough nuts to crack,” said the Divine Miss M, (Bette Midler to the uninitiated) whose spirit was obviously dampened by the straight, uptight audience at her opening show at the Academy of Music Sunday eight.

“I hope you go out and get yourself wrecked at intermission,” she pleaded, promising to tell “the filthiest Linda Lovelace joke” as a reward, then disappeared to prepare for a second attack aimed at loosening up the crowd. Read More

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