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Beaches, The Musical, Is Coming To The London Theater…But Just Without The Same Songs…

QX MagazineBeaches The Musical Is Coming To The UK Theater To Work Out Some KinksMarch 27,…

HELLO, DOLLY! UK Run Sounding Unlikely

Broadway World HELLO, DOLLY! UK Run Sounding Unlikely by BWW News DeskJan. 17, 2019 Mister D:…

‘Beaches’ Musical Expected to Play London in 2019 Before Coming to Broadway

‘Beaches’ Musical Expected to Play London in 2019 Before Coming to Broadway (Exclusive) Entertainment Tonight Leigh…

All-Star Cast Spearheaded by Midler Brings Out the ‘Freak’ in All of Us

HuffPost All-Star Cast Spearheaded by Midler Brings Out the ‘Freak’ in All of Us By Sarah…

Mark Shenton: Why is my theatre ticket so expensive? It’s the economics, stupid

The Stage Mark Shenton: Why is my theatre ticket so expensive? It’s the economics, stupid By…

Bette Midler Accepting Her Outer Critics Circle Award: “But you know what? Once I jumped into the pool, it was pretty good.

Bette Midler Accepting Her Outer Critics Circle Award: “But you know what? Once I jumped into…

Bette Midler Takes a Spill in Set Mishap During ‘Hello, Dolly!’

NBC New York Bette Midler Takes a Spill in Set Mishap During ‘Hello, Dolly!‘ By Michael…

I’m pretty much what you see on stage. People know that I read, that I’m interested in the world, in the environment, in human emotion. A

I’m pretty much what you see on stage. People know that I read, that I’m interested…

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…

Plumbing advice so good Bette Midler had to share it

Starts At 60 Plumbing advice so good Bette Midler had to share it July 25, 2017…

A Bootleg Betty Exclusive – The missing lyrics: “I Put My Hand In” from Hello, Dolly! For now, Bette’s extra verse can only be heard on Broadway

A Bootleg Betty Exclusive  The missing lyrics: “I Put My Hand In” from Hello, Dolly!  For…

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…

BetteBack January 19, 1975: What Happened After The Cher Special Taping?

Lubbock Avalanche Journal January 19, 1975 When Cher Bono wrapped up taping her first CBS-TV special,…

Richard Jordan: Fail to think about the audience, and they will fail to think about you

The Stage Richard Jordan: Fail to think about the audience, and they will fail to think…

Bette Midler accidentally sets off gender war with just 5 words

Starts At 60 Bette Midler accidentally sets off gender war with just 5 words June 5,…

New York Times: Two Theater Critics Debate the Nominations

New York Times Two Theater Critics Debate the Nominations By BEN BRANTLEY and JESSE GREEN MAY…

BetteBack September 30, 1974: Bette Midler To Roast Johnny Carson At Charity Dinner

Anderson Herald Bulletin September 30, 1974 Anybody surprised that Bob Hope will be emcee at the…

BetteBack December 16, 1973: Bette Midler Hits The Top Ten Singles Chart Again

Hattiesburg American December 16, 1973 SINGLES 1. TOP OF THE WORLD, Carpenters ( 2 ) 2.…

Bette Midler On Movies:

Bette Midler On Movies: “I would have liked to have made a really great picture. The…

2010 – Bette Midler Paul O’Grady Christmas pt 3

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2014 – Bette Midler On The View 2014

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2015 – Bette Midler Has Been Fired A Lot – Jimmy Kimmel

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Bette Midler – Friends – Comic Relief – The Rose – The Showgirl Must Go On!

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Bette Midler To Reporters Who Asked If She Would Still Be Vulgar After Having A Family:

Bette Midler To Reporters Who Asked If She Would Still Be Vulgar After Having A Family:…

BetteBack February 18, 1973: Wrinkled Records

Winona Daily News February 18, 1973 There Is an oldies boom in progress. Songs, singers and…

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…

BetteBack June 9, 1997: New Fox talk show host Ruby Wax gets comfortable with guests

New Castle News June 9, 1997 Kissy red lips practically pressed to the screen, body bent…

Bette Midler On Putting On Shows:

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

Bette Midler Reflects on ‘Divine’ Debut Album & Enduring Appeal of ‘Hocus Pocus’

Billboard Bette Midler Reflects on ‘Divine’ Debut Album & Enduring Appeal of ‘Hocus Pocus‘ October 26,…

Kathy Griffin To Host Bette Midler’s Annual Hulaween Bash

Look To The Stars Kathy Griffin To Host Bette Midler‘s Annual Hulaween Bash October 20, 2016…

Notes From Bette Midler’s Carole Bayer Sager Interview (Thanks Christy Labonte!)

Notes From Bette Midler’s Carole Bayer Sager Interview (Thanks Christy Labonte!) By Christy Labonte October 17,…

Hocus Pocus in Focus: The Thinking Fan’s Guide to Disney’s Halloween Classic – “Hocus Pocus has taken its place alongside The Wizard of Oz, Harry Potter, and Home Alone — a bona fide classic that’s sure to stay alive for generations to come.”

Hocus Pocus in Focus: The Thinking Fan’s Guide to Disney’s Halloween Classic Bestselling Author Writes First-Ever…

Bette Midler On How Sophie Has Effected Her Life:

Bette Midler On How Sophie Has Effected Her Life: “Well, for the first few years, I…

The Best Musical Guests on ‘The Simpsons’

Billboard The Best Musical Guests on ‘The Simpsons’ 9/26/2016 by Aly Semigran On Sunday night (Sept.…

Bette Midler On Composting:

Bette Midler On Composting: “My whole life had been spent waiting for an epiphany, a manifestation…

BetteBack November 9, 1996: Bette Breaks Box Office Records In Costa Mesa

Santa Ana Orange County Register November 9, 1996 Bette Midler shattered box-office records at the Orange…

BetteBack April 8, 1973: ‘Divine Miss M’ Revives American Band Greats

The Hartford Courant April 8, 1973 “Low rent retro-rock-and-roll” came to town Saturday with “The Divine…

Forbes: Music, Tax & The Prime Minister: How Live Aid Changed The UK And The World

Forbes Music, Tax & The Prime Minister: How Live Aid Changed The UK And The World…

BetteBack September 23, 1996: `Wives’: why men aren’t laughing

`Wives’: why men aren’t laughing The Boston Globe (Boston, MA) September 23, 1996 | Diane White,…

BetteBack July 3, 1972: Clothes Make Bette Midler (interview)

Derrick July 3, 1972 I guess you could call Bette Midler a clothes horse.. .but honey,…

Bette Midler One Night Only – Friends – 2014

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The Hollywood Gender Pay Gap And Can Women Be Funny?

Entertainment Weekly Seth Rogen jokes ‘our Sony hacking’ led to wage gap discussion BY DEVAN COGGAN…

Bette Midler’s fans warn her against Beyonce.

Hollywood Reporter Bette Midler‘s fans warn her against Beyonce. 5/6/2016 by Sarah Gidick The Divine With…

BetteBack June 22, 1995: VH-1 Honors Aims To Be An Event

Burlington Times News June 22, 1995 If you want to do music live on TV, you…

BetteBack March 1, 1996: Don’t Mess With Bette! Queen Of Trash!

Good Housekeeping March 1, 1996 | Hanover, Donna Bette Midler, in jeans and a brown jacket,…

Notes From Bette’s Talk On SandyLand Today With Sandra Bernhard

  Favorite Tree: European Birch Trump is like an addiction. You can’t turn him off. She…

It’s best not to be too pompous about yourself…

It’s best not to be too pompous about yourself,” she says. “It’s better not to need…

When it’s three o’clock in New York, it’s still 1938 in London.

When it’s three o’clock in New York, it’s still 1938 in London.

Bette Midler’s Retro Crack PSA Is Everything

The Gay UK Bette Midler’s Retro Crack PSA Is Everything Newsdesk DATE 25th February 2016 The…

There Will Be An Exception To Bette Midler’s ‘Hello Dolly’

Page Six The latest buzz on Broadway By Cindy Adams February 21, 2016 | 10:07pm More…

People Are Adopting New York City Gardens Thanks To Bette Midler And NYRP

Town & Country People Are Adopting New York City Gardens by SAM DANGREMOND FEB 19, 2016…

Bette Midler Up For Royal Bank of Scotland British LGBT Awards Held May 13, 2016 – Register To Vote

Daily Star The Royal Bank of Scotland British LGBT Awards February 17, 2016     The…

Spring/summer 2016: As fashion brands unveil their ad campaigns, we decode the images

Independent UK Spring/summer 2016: As fashion brands unveil their ad campaigns, we decode the images By…

Top 10 Fashion Campaigns of the Season

Business Of Fashion Top 10 Campaigns of the Season January 29, 2016 LONDON, United Kingdom —…

To Reporters Who Asked If She Would Still Be Vulgar After Having A Family:

To Reporters Who Asked If She Would Still Be Vulgar After Having A Family: “Do you…

Keith Spera’s (New Orleans) favorite concerts of 2015: Elton, Bette, Rush, Charlie Wilson, Wilco, Florence + the Machine

New Orleans Advocate Keith Spera’s (New Orleans) favorite concerts of 2015: Elton, Bette, Rush, Charlie Wilson,…

BetteBack July 21, 1993: Bette Midler Takes Her Rightful Place Among The Greats In “Gypsy” (Interview)

Panama City News Bette Midler to play Mama Rose in CBS’ adaptation of ‘Gypsy‘ July 21,…

Bette Midler’s Former Nanny Becomes Hair Colorist To The Stars: Tracey Cunningham

People Tracey Cunningham (the Hair Genius Behind Khloé Kardashian‘s Blonde) Spills All 12/11/2015 AT 01:59 PM…

Up Close & Personal With Broadway Director Richard Jay-Alexander

CBS Miami Up Close & Personal With Broadway Director Richard Jay-Alexander December 8, 2015 6:10 PM…

BetteBack September 25, 1969: Bette Midler Plays “The African Room”

Cedar Rapids Gazette September 25, 1969 Bette Midler, of “ Fiddler on the Roof” , will…

Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens) Tapped To Headline Freak Show

Deadline Abigail Breslin Tapped To Headline Freak Show November 25, 2015 Fresh from her eye-catching role…

10 Gayish Halloween Movies To Watch This Weekend

Queerty 10 Gayish Halloween Movies To Watch This Weekend October 31, 2015 It’s Halloween, the unofficial…

BetteBack Review November 29, 1991: For The Boys – Washington Post

Washington Post November 29, 1991   Sprawling over five decades and three wars in a swift…

BetteBack November 25, 1991: Midler says her ‘Pink Cadillac’ got stop sign from Springsteen

Mister D: But alas, time heals all wounds and yes, now they have spoken and all…

BetteBack November 23, 1991: Midler brings the musical back

Medicine Hat News November 23, 1991 BEVERLY HILLS, Cal. — The audience at the Academy of…

BetteBack May 11, 1991: Diverse music fills everydey lives

Corbin Times Tribune May 11, 1991 The uses of music in people’s lives are as diverse…

BetteBack May 17, 2010: Another Loosely Translated Article…Gets A Little Politically Charged…Showgirl Period

sueddeutsche “I’m as hot dog occurred” Interview: Alexander Gorkow May 17, 2010 Humor keeps you young:…

BetteBack February 13, 1991: Bette Midler Nominated For A Golden Raspberry Award

Joplin Globe February 13, 1991 HOLLYWOOD — There may be some doubt about the best movies…

Divine Intervention Meet And Greets: Benny Ambros And Bette Midler

  When i bought the ticket for the meet & greet in Birmingham last november I…

On the trip back to LA from London

Toni Basil: On the trip back to LA from London one of the flight attendants came…

Divine Intervention Meet And Greets: Dawn Jones And Bette Midler

I went with my disabled ex-husband and his boyfriend to see Bette Midler on Wednesday 15…

Concert Review: The Divine Miss M Exceeds Expectations!

Musical Theater Review Bette Midler – Divine Intervention Tour – The O2 Arena, London By Lisa Martland…

Concert Review: Bette Midler review – a whirl through the years by a star with true charm (London)

The Guardian Bette Midler review – a whirl through the years by a star with true…

Concert Review: This is a show that delivers on every level, and reminds you why Midler is one of showbusiness’ most enduring stars

The Stage Bette Midler: Divine Intervention review by Matthew Hemley July 19, 2015 A pink tornado…

Do I have to wear a suit? (Bette Midler Mention)

Mancunian Do I have to wear a suit? Intimidated by the big bad world of workwear?…

10 2015 Broadway Shows with Hollywood Connections

IndieWire 10 2015 Broadway Shows with Hollywood Connections By Susan Wloszczyna | Thompson on Hollywood April…

INTERVIEW: James Dreyfus (Bette Series) reveals the challenge of taking on iconic role in Harvey

Express UK INTERVIEW: James Dreyfus (Bette Series) reveals the challenge of taking on iconic role in…

BetteBack January 8, 1989: Beaches Reminds Us That Bette Midler Is A Powerful Pop Singer

Pacific Stars And Stripes January 8, 1989 • In the strongest musical moments of the new…

BetteBack December 2, 1988: Oliver – Bette Gives It Her Brassy Best!

Frederick News Post December 2, 1988 Not one of the great Disney animated movies, this revamping…

BetteBack November 21, 1988: Bette Is Hilarious in Oliver

Altoona Mirror November 21, 1988 In the past five years, the resurgence of Disney Studions has…

Stars React To Death Of Joe Cocker

Gossip Cop Stars React To Death Of Joe Cocker By Erica Tempesta | 4:29 pm, December…

Bette Midler almost snubbed ‘Wind Beneath My Wings’

Digital Spy Bette Midler almost snubbed ‘Wind Beneath My Wings‘ By Jamie Harris Monday, Dec 8…

Bette Midler and Barbra Streisand duet axed, but there’s always next time!

Mister D: Streisand’s album ended up being an all males duet affair. The good newa is…

UK Dates Announced…Tickets Go On Sale Friday

Entertainer Bette Midler is to play her first UK tour for 35 years with a handful…

11 Spellbinding ‘Hocus Pocus’ Facts You Might Not Have Known!

MoviePilot 11 Spellbinding ‘Hocus Pocus‘ Facts You Might Not Have Known! by Kristin Lai â‹… Posted…

BetteBack July 16,1985: Words For Madonna At Live Aid

Winnipeg Free Press Tuesday, July 16,1985 FLOTSAM FROM Live Aid: Jack Nicholson on opening the Philly…

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…

Video: In The Mood-Parkinson- Bette Midler

Video: In The Mood-Parkinson- Bette Midler

BetteBack October 17, 1978: Bette Midler Makes A Splash In Europe….

European Stars And Stripes October 17, 1978 AFTER HER difficult first night in Germany in Hamburg’s…

BetteBack September 21, 1978: Bette Midler Heads Off To Europe

European Stars And Stripes September 21, 1978 Bette Midler brings her talents to Europe this month…

BetteBack April 13, 1978: A BUNCH OF BULLION

Elyria Chronicle Telegram April 13, 1978 BETTE MIDLER PREFERS GOLD LONDON (AP) —Singer Bette Midler, the…

London Gives Props To Bette Midler And NYRP

The Australian In the Big Apple, money grows on trees BY: WILL PAVIA From: The Times…

Stars Take To Twitter To For Fabulous Olympic Show Opening Ceremony

Contact Music Stars Congratulate Danny Boyle On Olympic Show 28 July 2012 Ringo Starr, Bette Midler…

Book Excerpt: Bette, Bowie, And Jagger In A Closet?

Mister D: Bette‘s version of events is quite different from what’s in this book. In an…

Jennifer Aniston To Make Her Own “Beaches” To Resuscitate Her Career

MSN Entertainment Jennifer Aniston Set to Star in Friendship Drama ‘Miss You Already’ Described as a…

Celebrities Can Bring A Sense Of Solace In Times Of Need

The Maine Campus Hollywood elite bring post 9/11 hope By Derrick Rossignol September 11, 2011 For…

Attn All BetteHeads!!! TV Show Based In London Looking For Bette Midler SuperFans

"We are looking for Superfans for a new TV Show about celebrities and their Superfans. Are…

BetteBack: Bette Midler On “Art”

Lawrence Journal World TV Chatter By Alan W. Petmcelli July 27-August 2, 1986 Bette Midler has…

Twenty One Quotes By Bette Midler

Love A Quote Bette Midler Quotes: 21 Quotes by Bette Midler 6-23-2011 After thirty, a body…

BetteBack: ‘The Rose’ Honored as Top Song And Movie Song Of The Year

Altoona Mirror The ‘Rose’ Honored as Top Song Wednesday, March 11,1981 B E V E R…

BetteBack: Paid In Gold

The Capital Times Names and Faces Thursday, April 13, 1978 • Fluctuating values of the world’s…

AWWW! Will “Sweet Baby Jesus” Even Be Born?

Mister D: Bette was so not ever doing this movie! Deadline ‘Sweet Baby Jesus’ Director Quits…