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Friday, October 5, 2018

Book: I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers By John Logan – Bette Midler On Broadway

Book: I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers By John Logan - Bette Midler On Broadway

The debut 2013 American production starred Bette Midler. The play, which cost $2.4 million to produce, was a hit.

Playbill was joined by star Bette Midler and playwright John Logan on the opening night of the new one-person play I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers. The 80-minute show features Midler channeling the late great agent (she represented Burt Reynolds, Cher, Steve McQueen and Barbra Streisand amongst others) as she charts her path through the man’s world of Hollywood. Here, Midler talks about what Mengers means to her and Logan reveals what it took to convince Midler to return to Broadway after more than 30 years.
  • I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Menger
  • Written by: John Logan
  • Characters: Sue Mengers
  • Date premiered: 24 April 2013
  • Place premiered: Booth Theatre, New York
  • Original language: English
  • Subject: Sue Mengers, Hollywood
  • Genre: Biographical


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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

BetteBack August 16, 1973: Bette Midler Sings The Theme In Sondheim Movie

Albuquerque Journal
August 16, 1973

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STEPHEN Sondheim, Broadway.s musical comedy wunderkind “Follies,” “A Little Night Music“) wrote the script, alony with Tonv Perkins. Recently, an album in tribute to Sondheim.s accomplishments was released. The cover consisted of the names of his musicals spelled out in Scrabble tiles.

HERE, then, was your first clue to the mystery of the mystery movie that is “The Last of Sheila” There are two others in this review  one present once, one repeated several times. They will be missed just like the a b i e n c e ,(myself inc,uded) fails to recognize “The Last of Sheila clues provided by the script. That’s the enormous genius of this movie; unlike “Sleuth” there are no gimmicks. Each clue is repeated and repeated. Read More

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