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Broadway Grosses: Bette Midler’s Hello, Dolly! Return Breaks Two Million at the Box Office

Los Angeles Musical Theater Broadway Grosses: Bette Midler’s Hello, Dolly! Return Breaks Two Million at the…

Audio: Bette Midler – BOXING (Live 2004) – Divine Miss Millennium

Bette Midler – BOXING (Live 2004) – Divine Miss Millennium        

Bette Midler Has The Green Fingers New Yorkers Love

Out Magazine Bette Midler’s Green Fingers BY GREG GARRY JUNE 13 2018 12:00 PM EDT New…

Buzzy Linhart Suffers Major Seizure, Recovering in Hospital – He Wrote Bette’s Signature Song – “Friends”

VVN Music Buzzy Linhart Suffers Major Seizure, Recovering in Hospital 6:52 PM -News-, Buzzy Linhart by…

Read On Bootleg Betty: A View From A Broad By Bette Midler

Bette Midler, also known as Divine Miss M—the indomitable and incomparable singer, actor, and musical theater…

Young MC’s Recipe For Success And Did You Know That Bette Midler Has Been Sampled By A lot Of Rap Artists?

MixTape MixUp ‘Bust A Move”s Recipe for Success May 23, 2018 For a time in 1989,…

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 10, Episode 7: The Mermaid Fantasy runway challenge, a homage to the Divine Miss M

Mister D: So they did a Bette Midler/Delores Delago tribute on Rupaul and I missed it,…

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,…

Bette Midler – Sing-A-Long with The Divine Miss M (Hitler) – Very Rough Footage

I’ll Hopefully Be Back Tomorrow Posting Too Much! LOL- Mister D

Hopefully I’ll be back tomorrow, just a run of bad luck. Missed being here. Missed ya’ll!…

Bette Midler – One For My Baby (Live Divine Miss Millenium)

Bette Midler – Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Live Divine Miss Millenium)

Bette Midler – Stay With Me (Live Divine Miss Millenium)

This is an incredibly intense version of this song. After this tour she didn’t perform this…

Bette Midler – Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Live Divine Miss Millenium)

Bette Midler – Sunrise Sunset (Live Divine Miss Millenium)

I just love this. Bette Midlers breathes new life into this old classic

Bette Midler – Lullaby in Blue (Live Divine Miss Millenium) – from her Divine Miss Millenium concert, Seattle 1999

Bette Midler – Mary (Live Divine Miss Millenium)

Just a beautiful song written by Patty Griffin. Love Bette’s introduction to it. Wish she would…

Bette Midler – Delores Delago (Live Divine Miss Millenium) Delores Delago Runs For President

Bette Midler – ‘ I Regret Everything ‘ The Divine Miss Millennium

Bette Midler – ‘ I Regret Everything ‘ The Divine Miss Millennium – a cabaret favorite,…

Bette Midler – I Think It´s Going To Rain Today (Live Divine Miss Millenium)

Bette Midler: I’m Beautiful/You Make Me Feel Mighty Real – Divine Miss Millennium Tour

Video: Bette Midler – Imagine – The Divine Miss M – I Nabbed A Credit On This!

Bette Midler – The Rose (Live Divine Miss Millenium)

Live below Bette Midler in a grand $20M Upper East Side co-op

Curbed Live below Bette Midler in a grand $20M Upper East Side co-op The Fifth Avenue…

Bette Midler’s Last Week in Hello Dolly, and Freak Show Comes Out Friday!

One of our readers, Chris Michael Ward, submitted this Video Reminder that it is a big…

The Top 10 Plays and Musicals of 2017

New York Times The Top 10 Plays and Musicals of 2017 By EBEN SHAPIRO December 6,…

Celebrating singer & actress Bette Midler – Some Leftover Birthday Celebration

Egypt Today Celebrating singer & actress Bette Midler By: Nizar Ahmed Fri, Dec. 1, 2017 CAIRO…

BetteBack June 1975: Bette Midler – The New Taste

In The Know Bette Midler: The New Taste June 1975 James Spada The curtain goes up…

BetteBack January 18, 1974: 1974 Grammy Nominations Announced – Bette Up For Three

Delaware County Daily Times January 18, 1974 LOS ANGELES (AP) —Singer and composer Stevie Wonder has…

Bette Midler – Nanette – Part One

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Bette Midler On Movies, Music, And Her Gay Fans

Mister D: Once again UK journalists outdo the US as far as interviewing. Great job! Gay…

Bette Midler April 6, 1987: Bette Midler Goes To Writer Tama Janowitz For Movie Idea

Publication: Winnipeg Free Press Issue Date: April 6, 1987 Writer Tama Janowitz caused a bit-of a…

What kind of Bettehead are you?

QuoteV What kind of Bettehead are you? This is to categorize what kind of Bettehead you…

Bette Midler Covers TLC’s ‘Waterfalls’

Bette Middler is paying tribute to some of the greatest harmonies performed by girl groups in…

Bette Midler Takes In Daughter’s Play

Daily News DOUBLE YOUR BETTE Saturday, October 18, 2014 A source tells Confidenti@l that she was…

BetteBack June 22, 1986: BETTE MIDLER IS UP AND IN HOLLYWOOD

New York Times BETTE MIDLER IS UP AND IN IN HOLLYWOOD By Thomas O’Connor; Thomas O’Connor…

REVIEW: Bette Midler – It’s The Girls!

Gay Times UK by Darren Scott  REVIEW: Bette Midler – It’s The Girls!   The girls get…

Willis Avenue community garden reopens in Mott Haven. Thanks Miss M

The Willis Avenue community garden in Mott Haven was officially reopened Thursday after months of renovations.…

Bette Midler To Tour In 2015

New York Daily News Divinity has arrived in the Bronx — with a huge pair of…

What a rose! Bette Midler to unveil Bronx community garden renovated by her nonprofit

Mister D: Looks like there are plans for a tour in 2015 New York Daily News…

Bette Midler: Sweet On Marijuana (Thanks Andy)

CelebStoner Bette Midler: Sweet on Marijuana Singer/actress Bette Midler’s marijuana advocacy dates back to the ’70s.…

BetteBack November 22, 1986: Sophie is 8lbs 11oz

Joplin Globe November 22, 1986 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress and singer Bette Midler and hr…

BetteBack November 21, 1986: Midler Has A Baby

Monessen Valley Independent November 21, 1986 LOS ANGELES CAP) – Actress and singer Bette Midler and…

BetteBack November 2, 1986: Is Bette’s Husband Harry Or Martin?

Santa Ana Orange County Register November 2, 1986 Q Bette Midler is supposed to be pregnant…

BetteBack August 24, 1986: Bette Casting shocks jet-setting socialite

Salina Journal August 24, 1986 PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Casting Bette Midler to star in…

BetteBack April 26, 1986: Why Is Disney Searching For A Bette Midler Look-A-Like?

Santa Fe New Mexican April 26, 1986 They’re looking for the look. Not just any look,…

Don’t forget to check out July’s Bette Midler Jukebox

Don’t forget to check out July’s Bette Midler Jukebox before I change it out in August:…

BetteBack December 21, 1985: One Critic Not Fond Of Mud Flung

Lethbridge Herald December 21, 1985 Without half trying, Bette Midler can be as catty as a…

BetteBack December 23, 1985: Midler On Marriage At 40

Santa Fe New Mexican December 23, 1985 Midler on marriage … A year ago, after a…

GAY ICONOGRAPHY: BETTE’S DIVINE LEGACY

Towleroad 6/28/2014 GAY ICONOGRAPHY: BETTE’S DIVINE LEGACY BY BOBBY HANKINSON Summer is camp season, and there…

BetteBack December 10, 1985: Bette’s Busy And Chaotic Life

Santa Ana Orange County Register December 10, 1985   Bette Midler seems to have found a…

BetteBack November 24, 1985: Mud Will Be Flung Review

Cumberland Sunday Times November 24, 1985 BETTE MIDLER — Mud Will Be Flung Tonight – Atlantic…

BetteBack November 9, 1985: Bette Midler To Replace Madonna In “Ruthless People”

Anderson Herald Bulletin November 9, 1985 And there’s a good chance that Bette Midler, who starred…

Bette Midler Searching for Partners in STAGES FOR SUCCESS INITIATIVE

BWW Bette Midler Searching for Partners in STAGES FOR SUCCESS INITIATIVE by Louisa Brady June 20,…

BetteBack November 4, 1985: Bette Midler To Release All Comedy Album

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago November 4, 1985 Bette Midler has recorded her first all comedy album,…

BetteUcation: Bette Midler & Tom Waits ~ Friendship

**~~** Bette & Tom Waits have been friends since the mid 70’s, this is what he…

BETTE MIDLER DOES DALLAS

Culture Map Dallas The Divine Miss M wins over Big D crowd at Woman to Woman…

BetteBack October 24, 1985: Bette Midler In For Ruthless People

Elyria Chronicle Telegram October 24, 1985 BETTE MIDLER was in, she was out, now she’s in…

BetteBack August 6, 1985: How did Bette Midler get started?

Mister D: A very confusing answer, at least to me! Salina Journal August 6, 1985 Q.…

The Top 5 Bette Midler Movies List ~ Agree Or Disagree?

Mister D: This might be debatable but it’s a pretty good list. I still have an…

BetteBack July 5, 1985: Bette Midler Meets Mickey Mouse

Roswell (N.M.) Dally Record Friday, July 5, 1985 Singer Bette Midler pals around with Mickey Mouse…

The June Bette Midler Jukebox Is Open! Enjoy!

  June brings a shower of new songs to the Bette Midler Jukebox…Live, Rare, And Otherwise.…

New York Restoration Project’s 13th Annual Spring Picnic!

Broadway World Bette Midler Hosts New York Restoration Project‘s 13th Annual Spring Picnic! May 30 2014…

BetteBack June 8 ,1985: Bette Midler Accepts Award From Women In Film Industry

Laurel Leader-Call, Saturday, June 8 ,1985 E n te rta in e r BETTE MIDLER, accepting the…

BetteBack June 15, 1985: A Wilted Rose Can Pack Heat

Anderson Herald Bulletin Saturday, June 15, 1985, Anderson, Indiana She may have played The Rose, but…

BetteBack Feb. 6, 1985: Bette Midler Signed To Early Version Of Down And Out

The Register Wed., Feb. 6, 1985 Richard Dreyfuss and Nick Nolte will play the leads originally…

BetteBack January 16, 1985: My Girdle Is Killing Me

Shoal Lake Star January 16, 1985 Bette “ The Divine One” Midler is set to star…

BetteBack Sunday, June 10,1984: No Frills And 2 Movies That Never Materialized

The Salina Journal Entertainment Sunday, June 10,1984 Bette Midler fans, take heart. The Divine One will…

Architectural Digest Editor On Bette Midler

Architectural Digest EDITOR IN CHIEF MARGARET RUSSELL ON BETTE MIDLER‘S GREEN THUMB AND COMMUNITY GARDENS PROJECT…

Architectural Digest: Inside Bette Midler’s Penthouse

For more photos: Click Here Bette Midler, the showbiz force of nature also known as the…

Bette Midler To Be On “The View” Friday May 9th (Thanks Michael)

  Bette Midler To Be On “The View” Friday May 9th. Don’t forget “The Colbert Report”…

Video: A 1979 Interview With Bette Midler

  This is a 1979 interview with Bette Midler. She talks to celebrity interviewer Brian Linehan from…

Ouch!!!

Daily Mail Ouch! Bette Midler shares photo of her bandaged toe and blames the injury on…

BWW Reviews: A CONVERSATION WITH BETTE MIDLER is Inspiring

Broadway World BWW Reviews: A CONVERSATION WITH BETTE MIDLER is Inspiring May 1 2014 by David…

Aaron Russo: The man Bette Midler just couldn’t love

Times Of Oman The man Bette Midler just couldn’t love BY SUSAN FRENCH/TONY JAMES FEATURES |…

Bette Midler’s Plans For The Future

Houston Chronicle Multitalented Bette Midler has all kinds of plans for the future Bette Midler headlines…

Five Divine Things Bette Midler Must Do While In Houston

Houston Press Five Divine Things Bette Midler Must Do While In Houston By Angelica Leicht Fri.,…

Miss M Miffed At SiriusXM’s Radio Change Format

Examiner Bette Midler denounces arbitrary SiriusXM ’40s on 4′ station programming change; 4-9-2014 Outspoken outrage and…

Bette Midler Criticizes Pandora and Spotify Business Models

VVN SATURDAY, APRIL 05, 2014 Bette Midler Criticizes Pandora and Spotify Business Models by Paul Cashmere…

Interview: NPR Transcript Of “A View From A Broad”

  Before Bette Midler was in movies like Beaches and Down and Out in Beverly Hills, the actress and…

Interview: “I’m lucky I didn’t turn into Saddam Hussein…”

USA Today Bette Midler shows, again, why she’s simply Divine April 2, 2014 When Bette Midler…

The Divine Ms. Bookworm

Bette Midler reveals her favorite books NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, March 31, 2014, 6:30 AM…

She’s still got it!

Daily Mail She’s still got it! Bette Midler, 68, bares her legs in a white skirt…

What Books And Authors Is Bette Midler Reading?

Oregon Live Sen. Ted Cruz is writing a memoir; so is Flea; Jimmy Carter does Seattle;…

Bette Midler Re-Releases Memoir A VIEW FROM A BROAD With New Intro Today

Broadway World Bette Midler Re-Releases Memoir A VIEW FROM A BROAD With New Intro Today April…

“I opened the door for trashy singers with big tits”

New York Daily News Bette Midler on reissuing her 1980 memoir: ‘I opened the door for…

Hulaween: How Does She Do it?

Sotheby’s Bette Midler’s Annual “Hulaween” Extravaganza BY HUGH HILDESLEY | 05 NOV 2013 NEW YORK –…

Spring Is Here And The Bette Midler Jukebox Is Open!

Spring Is Here And The Bette Midler Jukebox Is Open! It’s chock full of songs from…

Does Bette Really Know She’s Our Hero

Huffington Post David Toussaint Author, ‘DJ: The Dog Who Rescued Me’ Does Bette Midler Know That…

Photos: Bette At The Oscars

For those of you who haven’t seen all the Divine photos of Miss M at the…

Bette Midler: Keynote Speaker At “Woman To Woman Luncheon” In Dallas May 1, 2014

Fresh off her fantastic performance of “Wind Beneath My Wings” at last night’s Oscars, you’ll soon…

BetteBack February 6, 1983: Reformed Alkie?

Santa Ana Orange County Register February 6, 1983 Q. Is it true that Bette Midler is…

BetteBack February 5, 1983: Poundage

Alton Telegraph February 5, 1983 According to film insiders, Bette Midler was reluctant to do interviews…

Perfumer Jo Malone joins city and Bette Midler in adding a nice smell to the banks of the Gowanus Canal.

New York Daily News One cure for Lavender Lake? Lavender! Perfumer Jo Malone joins city and…

BetteBack January 6, 1983: Jane Fonda

Santa Ana Orange County Register January 6, 1983 Bette Midler is turning into a Joan Rivers.…

Bette Tweets: Miley Cyrus

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler It’s a shame @MileyCyrus is no longer engaged to @LiamHelmsworth because when performers…

BetteBack: DeTour ~ Something To Offend Everyone

Santa Ana Orange County Register December 29, 1982 There aren’t many performers who could get away…

BetteBack December 26, 1982: Nude?

Oxnard Press Courier Oxnard California December 26, 1982 Is Bette Midler getting ready to appear nude…

Bette Midler’s view on Billy Crystal’s new book

Bette Midler‘s view on Billy Crystal‘s new book “Billy Crystal is a national treasure. Thank God…

Donna Maxon’s “Bette & Barry: Back to the Bathhouse” Friday, Sept 20, Laurie Beecham Theatre

After a sold out run last fall, Bette Midler tribute artist Donna Maxon revisits the glorious…

BetteBack October 14, 1982: Director Don Siegal Lashes Out At Bette Midler

Winnipeg Free Press October 14, 1982 Film director Don Siegel is really glad he’s finished with…

BetteBack July 29, 1982: Bette Slated For “Blithe Spirit”

Santa Ana Orange County Register July 29, 1982 In the meantime — if you’re ready for…

BetteBack September 3, 1982: Bette Prepares Concert Tour

Winnipeg Free Press September 3, 1982 The Divine Miss M, Bette Midler, is slumming in her…

BetteBack April 29, 1982: Where’s Bette’s Movie Career?

Salina Journal April 29, 1982 Q. We were delighted to see Bette Midler at the Oscar…

BetteBack September 4, 1981: Bette Loses “Dry Hustle” Part

Santa Fe New Mexican September 4, 1981 Bette Midler, who’s been causing headaches on “Jinxed,” won’t…

BetteBack March 24, 1981: Jackpot

Salina Journal March 24, 1981 Q: Can you tell us what role Bette Midler will play…

BetteBack October 20, 1980: “Sleaze with ease’ queen mellows

Elyria Chronicle Telegram October 20, 1980 NEW YORK – The carpeting leading to Bette Midler‘s suite…

BetteBack October 4, 1980: Miss M strutting her stuff

Winnipeg Free Press October 4, 1980 TORONTO —Few performers can command the attention of a roomful…

BetteBack September 27, 1980: Bette Midler On Film: ‘Divine’ Entertainment

Santa Ana Orange County Register September 27, 1980 “Divine Madness” is divine entertainment — an energetic…

Bette, Nicole Kidman, And Broadway

Huffington Post Brush With Greatness: Bette, Broadway and Bloomingdales By Rachel Braun Scherl Posted: 07/01/2013 12:31…

I’ll Eat You Last: It’s The Final Countdown

Final Week to See Bette Midler in Broadway’s ‘I’ll Eat You Last…’ By Trish Causey, About.com…

BetteBack August 5, 1980: Divine Madness To Premiere In Toronto

Salina Journal August 5, 1980 Bette Midler will attend the premiere of her latest film, “Bette…

BetteBack June 3, 1980: Day Of The Child

Syracuse Post Standard June 3, 1980 NEW YORK (UPI) – “The Divine Miss M” did her…

Bette Tweets: “I would look great coming down that staircase…”

Broadway World Twitter Watch: Bette Midler Says She’d ‘Look Great’ Coming Down the HELLO, DOLLY! Staircase…

Could Bette Be The Next Dolly Levi?

New York Post The divine Miss Levi? By MICHAEL RIEDEL Last Updated: 7:22 AM, May 29,…

Theater: “Midler charms audiences into enjoying this “Broadway bonbon.”

Los Angeles Times Bette Midler‘s ‘I’ll Eat You Last’ cashing in at Broadway box office By…

Theater Review: “…Midler delivers the goods with razor-sharp timing…”

Toronto Star Bette Midler and Alan Cumming go it alone in two very different Broadway shows…

Photos: Night Of A 1000 Midlers ~ Proceeds benefiting the New York Restoration Project For Sandy Relief

Queerty PHOTOS: Bette On A “Night of 1000 Midlers” For Hurricane Sandy Relief May 17, 2013…

BetteBack May 2, 1980: Bette Signs Autographs For “View From A Broad”

Elyria Chronicle Telegram May 2, 1980 BETTE’S BROAD BOOK: When Bette Midler showed up Thursday at…

BetteBack May 1, 1980: Bette Leaves Peter Riegert

Pacific Stars And Stripes May 1, 1980 Bette Midler has called it quits with long-time love,…

BROADWAY: Bette Midler back on stage after 40 years

APP BROADWAY: Bette Midler back on stage after 40 years May 13, 2013 11:03 AM It’s…

Theater Review: “…now that I’ve seen the show I’m even more surprised Midler wasn’t recognized by the Tonys.”

Huffington Post Theater: Brassy Bette Michael Giltz May 10, 2013 What a treat to see Bette…

Theater Review: “For 90 minutes, audiences revel in the talented Midler…”

Huffington Post Stage Door: I’ll Eat You Last Fern Siegel, Deputy Editor, MediaPost The Divine Miss…

Theater Review: “… it takes someone with Midler’s sheer moxie to hold the audience”

Zap2It Tony Awards 2013: Was Bette Midler dissed for ‘I’ll Eat You Last’? By Jacqueline Cutler…

BetteBack March 14, 1980: ‘A View From A Broad’ Hits The Bestsellers List

Elyria Chronicle Telegram March 14, 1980 Bestsellers Fiction 1. The Bourne Identity Robert Ludlum Z. Princess…