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Broadway Box Office: “Hello, Dolly!” Without Bette Midler Falls to Earth

Deadline Broadway B.O.: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Glides As ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Slides On Winter’s Icy Road by…

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ wins Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Not ‘Hello Dolly’

Broadway News ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ wins Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album By Caitlin Huston…

Broadway B.O. Leaps Even As ‘Lion King’ & ‘Wicked’ Feel Winter Chill

Deadline Hollywood Broadway B.O. Leaps Even As ‘Lion King’ & ‘Wicked’ Feel Winter Chill by Jeremy…

Sellers’ Market Boosts Broadway B.O. To $50M All-Time Peak Week High

Deadlihe Sellers’ Market Boosts Broadway B.O. To $50M All-Time Peak Week High by Jeremy Gerard January…

Broadway Box Office: Outpacing Itself With ‘Hamilton,’ Springsteen, More

Variety Broadway Box Office: Outpacing Itself With ‘Hamilton,’ Springsteen, More By Gordon Cox DECEMBER 18, 2017…

5 Standout Broadway Cast Albums of 2017

Playbill 5 Standout Broadway Cast Albums of 2017 BY PLAYBILL STAFF DEC 12, 2017 Dozens of…

Grammys 2018: Can superstar Bette Midler (‘Hello Dolly!’) beat the crossover success of ‘Dear Evan Hansen’?

Gold Derby Grammys 2018: Can superstar Bette Midler (‘Hello Dolly!’) beat the crossover success of ‘Dear…

Broadway Has Best Thanksgiving Ever Thanks To Midler, Hamilton, Hansen

Forbes Broadway Has Best Thanksgiving Ever Thanks To Midler, Hamilton, Hansen Lee Seymour , CONTRIBUTOR 11-27-2017…

Bette Midler Comes Back, Bringing the Money With Her

New York Show Tickets Bette Midler Comes Back, Bringing the Money With Her POSTED ON NOVEMBER…

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…

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’…

“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…

Grosses Analysis: Hamilton, Hello, Dolly! and The Lion King Continue Reign at Broadway Box Office

Playbill Grosses Analysis: Hamilton, Hello, Dolly! and The Lion King Continue Reign at Broadway Box Office…

If you wants something done, you’d better do it yourself – or ask another woman to do it. – Bette Midler

If you wants something done, you’d better do it yourself – or ask another woman to…

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…

Tony Winners Reap in Profits as Summer Peaks

New York Show Tickets Tony Winners Reap in Profits as Summer Peaks POSTED ON AUGUST 2,…

BetteBack February 18, 1975: Paul Simon Backs Out Of Duet With Bette Midler

Gastonia Gazette February 18, 1975 Paul Simon., went to the studios in New York to help…

I think I’ve been really lucky because my gay crowd had followed me to the limit and the fact that they are so vocal and so full of joy each time they see me, I think that’s a very infectious energy in the audience at my shows.

I think I’ve been really lucky because my gay crowd had followed me to the limit…

Fame and money was partly what drove me to leave Hawaii for New York to become a singer when I was 19.

Fame and money was partly what drove me to leave Hawaii for New York to become…

Why You Can’t Find Any Hello Dolly Footage Online

Why You Can’t Find Any Hello Dolly Footage Online Billy Masters by Billy Masters 2017-08-02 Our…

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…

Broadway Box Office Tips Up For Blockbusters As Star-Based Shows Slip

Deadline Hollywood Broadway Box Office Tips Up For Blockbusters As Star-Based Shows Slip by Jeremy Gerard…

Robert DeNiro Takes In Hello Dolly! Starring Bette Midler

  Robert DeNiro Takes In Hello Dolly! Starring Bette Midler

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…

Bette Midler on Sue Mengers who she played on Broadway

[Bette Midler on Sue Mengers who she played on Broadway] Sue even had a friend blowing…

Bette Midler To Visit NBC’s Today Show Sunday August 6, 2017

Broadway World DVR Alert: Darren Criss to Perform; Bette Midler to Visit NBC’s TODAY by TV…

As an actor you’re supposed to take jobs that will challenge you or force fans to see you in a different light.

As an actor you’re supposed to take jobs that will challenge you or force fans to…

In Depth: Ticket troubles

WNYT In Depth: Ticket troubles July 26, 2017 06:25 PM This summer, hundreds of us will…

Freak Show Is the Loud, Queer Coming of Age Story We’ve Been Waiting For (Out This November)

Out Magazine Freak Show Is the Loud, Queer Coming of Age Story We’ve Been Waiting For…

I celebrate everyone’s religious holidays.

“I celebrate everyone’s religious holidays. if it’s good enough for the righteous, it’s good enough for…

Hello, Broadway! Hartung debuts in ‘Hello, Dolly!’

The Sun Prairie Star Hello, Broadway! Hartung debuts in ‘Hello, Dolly!’ By Meghan Chua Posted: Monday,…

“I’m not just vain, I’m ignorant. I’m vignorant!” – Bette Midler

“I’m not just vain, I’m ignorant. I’m vignorant!” – Bette Midler Related articles Bette Midler On…

I thought I would be an actorrrr.

“I thought I would be an actorrrr. I thought I’d be Ethel Barrymore. I didn’t know…

I’m an open-space person. I’m not a believer in sprawl. I don’t particularly care for postmodern architecture.

“I’m an open-space person. I’m not a believer in sprawl. I don’t particularly care for postmodern…

I’m glad my daughter has been [university educated]. I sometimes think I should go back to school to learn French and music, but who would have me?” – Bette Midler

“I’m glad my daughter has been [university educated]. I sometimes think I should go back to…

HELLO, DOLLY! Understudy Linda Mugleston Made Her Dolly Gallagher Levi Debut At Wednesday’s Matinee

Broadway World HELLO, DOLLY! Understudy Linda Mugleston Made Her Dolly Gallagher Levi Debut Yesterday!\ by BWW…

Thank God for the gays. I don’t know what would have happened but I know what did happen. Good for them and good for me. – Bette Midler

Thank God for the gays. I don’t know what would have happened but I know what…

The Hello Dolly Program Is Now Available In The Online Store (Also Other Merchandise, Too!)

FYI…the Hello Dolly!  program is now available on line…with other merch too! To Buy Merchandise: Click…

Twitter Wants The ‘Hidden Figures’ Stars To Reboot ‘Hocus Pocus’ And We’re Here For It

Elite Daily Twitter Wants The ‘Hidden Figures’ Stars To Reboot ‘Hocus Pocus‘ And We’re Here For…

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…

You know, I wanted to leave you with the memory of the good beneath the gaudy, the saint beneath the paint, the pure little soul that lurks beneath this lurid exterior… but then again I figured: Fuck’EM IF THEY CAN’T TAKE A JOKE!

“You know, I wanted to leave you with the memory of the good beneath the gaudy,…

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…

Broadway’s $2.8M Bump? Bette, Back, Begets Big B.O. Bang

Deadline Hollywood Broadway’s $2.8M Bump? Bette, Back, Begets Big B.O. Bang by Jeremy Gerard July 17, 2017 8:16pm…

I love to work. I love the idea of putting a show together, and I love the idea of putting musical numbers together – and putting commentary together and character.

“I love to work. I love the idea of putting a show together, and I love…

Broadway Box Office: Bette Midler Brings $1.5 Million Back to ‘Hello, Dolly!’

Variety Broadway Box Office: Bette Midler Brings $1.5 Million Back to ‘Hello, Dolly!’ By Gordon Cox…

BetteBack February 6, 1975: Critics Get A Preview Of The Cher Special

San Mateo Times February 6, 1975 There is no question that when Sonny Bono started his…

40 years later, Bette Midler’s ‘Rose’ a better rockumentary than character study

Out And About Nashville 40 years later, Bette Midler‘s ‘Rose’ a better rockumentary than character study…

Bette Midler’s Daughter Sophie Is All Grown Up, And Looks Exactly Like Her Superstar Mom

Little Things Bette Midler’s Daughter Sophie Is All Grown Up, And Looks Exactly Like Her Superstar…

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…

“I like art and I like work. And the whole thrust of my life has been toward those two things, with romance and family and friends and all other human contact simply tributaries of what is the great stream of my life: my work.” – Bette Midler

“I like art and I like work. And the whole thrust of my life has been…