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‘Beaches’ author heats things up with two Broadway-aimed musicals

APP ‘Beaches’ author heats things up with two Broadway-aimed musicals Ilana Keller, @ilanakeller Published 5:29 a.m.…

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 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 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…

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…

Viva la diva: How divas are dominating Broadway

Hypable Viva la diva: How divas are dominating Broadway BY IRVIN K AUGUST 24, 2017 There…

I love Barbara Hershey and Lainie Kazan. I had no idea “Beaches” was an ‘uberweepie’! The nerve!

I love Barbara Hershey and Lainie Kazan. I had no idea “Beaches” was an ‘uberweepie’! The…

BetteBack December 25, 1974: Is the Bette Midler movie, “The Divine Mr. J,” going to play on TV?

News Journal Mansfield December 25, 1974 Q.  Is the Bette Midler movie, “The Divine Mr. J,”…

BetteBack November 30, 1974: What’s Bette Midler Like?

Dunkirk Evening Observer November 30, 1974 WILL THE REAL BETTE MIDLER . . .? What’s she…

BetteBack September 2, 1974: Who’ll Play Carmen Miranda On Broadway?

Chester Delaware County Daily Times September 2, 1974 In 1946 Carmen Miranda was the highest-paid woman…

BetteBack August 26, 1974: Bette Midler Gets Pirated

Denton Record August 26, 1974 HOLLYWOOD (UPI> – Hold it! That EJvis Presley tape cartridge you’re…

Bette Midler On If She’d Like To Do Movies:

Bette Midler On If She’d Like To Do Movies:”Yes, some day. There have been offers but…

BetteBack July 14, 1974: Bette Midler Instrumental In J.J. Walker’s Career

Bakersfield Californian July 14, 1974 Jimmie Walker is making up for lost time and he’s unstoppable.…

BetteBack October 18, 1973: On Bette Midler’s Upcoming Album, Bette Midler

Phoenix Arizona Republic October 18, 1973 That new Bette Midler album, which will be called simply…

In Honor Of The New ‘Beaches,’ Watch The Old ‘Beaches’

WEAA In Honor Of The New ‘Beaches,’ Watch The Old ‘Beaches’ By LINDA HOLMES January 21,…

New York Times: ‘Beaches’ Remake Review

The New York Times Review: They’ve, Sob, Remade ‘Beaches’ By MIKE HALEJAN. 20, 2017 “Beaches,” directed…

Soapy new ‘Beaches’ still pulls heartstrings

New York Post Soapy new ‘Beaches’ still pulls heartstrings By Robert Rorke January 19, 2017 Lifetime’s…

We Watched the New ‘Beaches’: We Argued. We Cried. We Missed Bette. Two Gay Guys vs The New ‘Beaches’

The Daily Beast We Watched the New ‘Beaches’: We Argued. We Cried. We Missed Bette. Lifetime’s…

Nia Long Dishes on the Upcoming “Beaches” Remake and Working with Co-Star Idina Menzel

WJBD Radio Nia Long Dishes on the Upcoming “Beaches” Remake and Working with Co-Star Idina Menzel…

Idina Menzel Talks ‘Daunting’ ‘Beaches’ Remake, Bette Midler and Wedding Planning (Video, too)

As she prepares for audiences to see her rendition of Bette Midler’s “Wind Beneath My Wings”…

Idina Menzel Talks ‘Beaches’ Soundtrack, Tackling Bette Midler Role On Lifetime

Deadline Hollywood Idina Menzel Talks ‘Beaches’ Soundtrack, Tackling Bette Midler Role On Lifetime – TCA by…

Entertainment Weekly Review: Beaches, A Lifetime Movie

Entertainment Weekly Beaches By Tim Stack January 14, 2017 The original 1988 Bette Midler/Barbara Hershey  film…

Idina Menzel tackles Bette Midler role in ‘Beaches’ remake

Seattle Times Idina Menzel tackles Bette Midler role in ‘Beaches’ remake Originally published January 13, 2017…

Betteback October 17, 1973: “I’m the last of the truly tacky women!”

Madison Wisconsin State Journal October 17, 1973 The reigning resident kook of showbiz, Bette Midler, unloosed…

‘Beaches’: What we know so far about the Lifetime remake

Newsday ‘Beaches’: What we know so far about the Lifetime remake January 12, 2017 9:59 AM…

BetteBack February 16, 1974: The Divine Mr. M – The Man Behind Bette Midler (Barry Manilow)

Winnipeg Free Press February 16, 1974 He has become known as the Divine Mr M because…

BetteBack October 8, 1973: It had been a bad few days for Bette Midler

Albuquerque Journal October 8, 1973 By the time Bette Midler began the second half of her…

5 Must-See TV Shows in 2017

Forward 5 Must-See TV Shows in 2017 December 22, 2016 By Thea Glassman Time to borrow…

Idina Menzel and Nia Long span lifetime of friendship in new extended trailer for TV remake of 1988 tearjerker Beaches

Daily Mail Idina Menzel and Nia Long span lifetime of friendship in new extended trailer for…

Photo Flash: First Look – Idina Menzel, Nia Long Star in BEACHES on Lifetime

Broadway World Photo Flash: First Look – Idina Menzel, Nia Long Star in BEACHES on Lifetime…

1990 – Bette Wins Record Of The Year ~ Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler

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Idina Menzel’s Beaches Remake Soundtrack To Be Released January 13, 2017

Just Jared Idina Menzel: ‘Wind Beneath My Wings‘ FRI, 16 DECEMBER 2016 Idina Menzel has dropped…

BetteBack March 27, 1973: Divining Bette Midler

European Stars And Stripes March 27, 1973 THE Divine Miss M., as she calls herself, has…

BetteBack December 15, 1997: SitcomLand Is Calling Bette

Kokomo Tribune December 15, 1997 Sitcomland is quickly becoming the high-rent district of Hollywood. Mary Tyler…

BetteBack September 19, 1997: Was This Movie Ever Made?

News September 19, 1997 Q. Please advise whether or not Bette Midler ever was in this…

Lifetime’s Beaches Remake Gets Premiere Date — See New Photos

TV Line Lifetime’s Beaches Remake Gets Premiere Date — See New Photos By Dave Nemetz /…

BetteBack September 15, 1997: Quotes Behind The Scenes At The Emmys

Santa Ana Orange County September 15, 1997 Bette Midler, who won for her HBO special, said…

BetteBack February 6, 1974: Bette Midler Takes In A Fight

Bradford Era February 6, 1974 Bette Midler showed off her guy Eddie Simon at the All-Frazier…

Bette Midler On Putting On Shows:

Bette Midler On Putting On Shows: “Today, there are a lot of big shows, but very…

Bette Midler On Clams:

Bette Midler On Clams: “I have pretty good instincts. I go right to the line and…

BetteBack January 11, 1974: Bette Midler Receives The “Miles” Reward

Newport Daily News January 11, 1974 Bette Midler, native of Hawaii, is a singer who is…

Idina Menzel feared ‘career suicide’ with Beaches remake

Film News UK Idina Menzel feared ‘career suicide’ with Beaches remake September 21, 2016 Singer/actress Idina…

Idina Menzel on Working Toward LGBT Icon Status, a Lesbian Elsa & Angry Gays Who Oppose Her ‘Beaches’ Remake

PrideSource Idina Menzel on Working Toward LGBT Icon Status, a Lesbian Elsa & Angry Gays Who…

BetteBack March 28, 1997: Bette’s ‘Intimate Portrait’ To Premiere On Lifetime

Burlington Times News March 28, 1997 Lifetime’s “Intimate Portrait” chronicles the Divine Miss M’s many roles…

Marissa Jaret Winokur Will Star in Hocus Pocus Musical Parody

Playbill Marissa Jaret Winokur Will Star in Hocus Pocus Musical Parody BY ADAM HETRICK SEP 08,…

Films Back In The 1980’s, Like Beaches, Were Made For Adults, Not Just Teenage Boys

Netflix By Hadley Freeman Saturday 3 September 2016 04.00 EDT When do you think Hollywood will…

Fun Home Star Cast in Beaches Remake as Young Idina Menzel

Playbill Fun Home Star Cast in Beaches Remake as Young Idina Menzel BY ANDREW GANS SEP…

Bette Midler – Are You Surprised You Found A Home At Disney?

Bette Midler – Are You Surprised You Found A Home At Disney? “Ironic, ain’t it? But…

Bette Midler To An Audience Member During A Concert:

Bette Midler To An Audience Member During A Concert: “Are you yawning my dear? Then why…

“ I want to be around forever; but if I have to go, it won’t be without a battle.”

Bette Midler: “ I want to be around forever; but if I have to go, it…