BetteBack November 2, 1978: The Midler experience (Sydney Australia Review)

The Canberra TimesThe Midler experienceSydney Australia REVIEWBy BRADLEY WYNNEThursday 2 November 1978 The lights had been up for five minutes;…

BetteBack October 11, 1978: On Her Way To Australia (1978 World Tour)

The Australian Women’s WeeklyOn Her Way To AustraliaWednesday 11 October 1978 She may specialize in low-rent humour, but what it’s…

Tropes And Trivia From Bette Midler’s Film “The Rose”

Source: TV Tropes A trope is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience…

200-plus artists join chorus for CLASSICS Act

Wisconsin Gazette 200-plus artists join chorus for CLASSICS Act By Lisa Neff, Staff writer Mar 10, 2018 Musicians are calling…

Stage Adaptation of Bette Midler Film THE ROSE Aiming for Broadway

Mister D: I just don’t know. It’s real cool seeing all these adapttions coming along from Bette Midler movies (Beaches,…

Bette Midler On “The Rose” Character:

Bette Midler On “The Rose” Character: “No, it’s not a thinly veiled movie about Janis Joplin. Although there will be…

Bette Midler On The Rose

Bette Midler On The Rose: “It goes along with the martyrs. All the martyrs from Billie Holiday to Judy Garland.…

Bette Midler On The Rose

Bette Midler On The Rose: “It goes along with the martyrs. All the martyrs from Billie Holiday to Judy Garland.…

Amanda McBroom (Songwriter, The Rose): Golden Globe Memories

Golden Globes Amanda McBroom: Golden Globe Memories by Armando Gallo August 9, 2017 In 1980 director Mark Rydell’s The Rose launched Bette Midler’s career…

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 RETRO FILM REVIEW: The…

‘Hello, Dolly!’: Bette Midler Proves She’s the New Queen of Broadway (Rolling Stone)

Rolling Stone ‘Hello, Dolly!’: Bette Midler Proves She’s the New Queen of Broadway By Peter Travers April 23, 2017 It’s…

Well, Hello, Dollys!

New York Times Well, Hello, Dollys! By ERIC GRODE MARCH 22, 2017 Carol Channing originated the musical role of Dolly Levi…

Bette Midler’s ‘Hello, Dolly!’ crew got sick backstage

Page Six Bette Midler’s ‘Hello, Dolly!’ crew got sick backstage By Ian Mohr March 16, 2017 At the first preview…

BetteBack December 1, 1973: What Stars Are Up For Playing Janis Joplin’s Life?

Dunkirk Evening Observer December 1, 1973 Q: Who will play Janis Joplin in the movie of her life? – Y.E.,…

Bette Midler On The Rose:

Bette Midler On The Rose: “Originally it was a fictionalized biography of Janis Joplin and I wasn’t interested. I didn’t…

BetteBack October 1, 1973: Flashy, Trashy and Infectious Miss M.

San Mateo Times October 1, 1973 In this crazy rock ‘n roll world where superstars streak into prominence with the…

Bette Midler On The Rose

Bette Midler On The Rose: “No, it’s not a thinly veiled movie about Janis Joplin. There will be drinks, drugs,…

BetteBack January 31, 1974: Three New Singles On Music Scene

Chicago Heights Star January 31, 1974 As regular Beat readers are aware, I don’t usually devote a lot of time…

Bette Midler Talks To Fans On Facebook And We Learn All Kinds Of Scoops!

Vintage Vinyl News Bette Midler Talks To Fans On Facebook And We Learn All Kinds Of Scoops! by VVN Music…

BetteBack November 18, 1973: The Return Of Show Biz, Starring Divine Miss M

Ithaca New Times November 18, 1973 Bette Midler defies description. Trying to explain one of her concerts to someone who…

BetteBack October 1, 1973: Flashy, Trashy and Infectious Miss M

San Mateo Times October 1, 1973 In this crazy rock ‘n roll world where superstars streak into prominence with the…

BetteBack October 11, 1996: First Wive’s Club Soundtrack Review

Santa Ana Orange County Register October 11, 1996 Alternately inspirational, weepy and amusing, the “First Wives Club” soundtrack reflects the…

BetteBack January 23, 1973: Divine Miss M Brings Oldies To Life

The Chronicle Telegram January 23, 1973 Writing something fresh and new about Bette Midler – The Divine Miss M, as…

BetteBack March 3, 1973: Bawdy, Bodacious Bette

The National Observer Bawdy, Bodacious Bette March 3, 1973 By Bill Marvel HERE IT IS 7:30 p.m., a whole hour…

BetteBack June 30, 1972: Singer From The Tubs’ Hits Nightclub Circuit (Interview)

Winnipeg Free Press June 30, 1972 N E W YORK (Special) – Nightclub singer Bette Midler has a knack for…

Seven Artists Who Might Be the Jewish Beyonce

Forward 7 Artists Who Might Be the Jewish Beyonce April 21, 2016 by Caila Litman Who puts the Oy in…

Review: The Rose

The Examiner ‘The Rose‘ is very good April 5, 2016 The theatrical world is anxiously awaiting the revival of the…

Bette Midler On The Rose

Bette Midler On The Rose: “Originally it was a fictionalized biography of Janis Joplin and I wasn’t interested. I didn’t…

The Rose: “You Know You Are In The Presence Of A Brilliant, Once-In-A-Lifetime Performer”

Brattle Theatre Film Notes The Rose By Leo Racicot March 1, 2016   Bette Midler is tiny; so tiny (5’1”³)…

Bette Midler On Regretting Her Choice To Become A Film Star:

Bette Midler On Regretting Her Choice To Become A Film Star: “When I tried to put my own spin on…