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BetteBack August 10, 1975: Bette Midler Discovers The Manhattan Transfer

Cedar Rapids Gazette August 10, 1975 Their story reads like a scenario out of a 1940s…

BetteBack August 9, 1975: I hear Bette Midler isn’t nearly so popular offstage as she is onstage. True?

Altoona Mirror August 9, 1975 I hear Bette Midler isn’t nearly so popular offstage as she…

Sounds of Pride: Bette Midler at the Gay Baths

Proud Out Front Sounds of Pride: Bette Midler at the Gay Baths June 2, 2018 larryattheoutfront…

Bette Midler – New York, New York – Diva Las Vegas -1997

BetteBack May 13, 1975: Bette Midler: Still divine

South Mississippi Sun May 13, 1975 NEW YORK (UPI) — So great has been the demand…

BetteBack April 24, 1975: It’s a glossier Bette Midler who’s back in the Big Apple (‘Clams’)

Middletown Times Herald April 24, 1975 NEW YORK – Bette Midler, the tackiest girl in town,…

Mister D: Bette Midler’s Bedroom in 1981 – I’d Have To Tell Her To Keep Things Tidier! LOL (Photo)

Elevated view of Bette Midler’s bedroom in her Soho loft, New York, New York, August 1981.…

Baseball star wins 10 votes, Bette four in New York City mayoral race

Nine Honey Baseball star wins 10 votes, Bette four in New York City mayoral race 11-30-2017…

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 June 30, 1975: People Magazine Interview Regarding “Clams”

People Magazine Bette Midler Returns In Tacky Triumph June 30, 1975 By Patricia Burstein In a…

BetteBack April 1, 1975: Review Of Preview Of “Clams On The Half Shell Revue” Before NYC

The Evening Bulletin April 1, 1975 By Matt Mansker Broadway ought to be girding for the…

OPINION: Community garden members seek to save towering willow – NYRP

Brooklyn Daily Eagle OPINION: Community garden members seek to save towering willow By Raanan Geberer Sept…

Bette Midler Accepting Her 2017 Tony For Best Actress

Bette Midler Accepting Her 2017 Tony For Best Actress: “I hope I don’t cry,” Midler said,…

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…

8 Films We Can’t Wait To Catch At Chicago’s Iconic, LGBTQ Reeling Film Fest This Year: Trudie Styler’s directorial debut (with a Bette Midler cameo)

Chicagoist 8 Films We Can’t Wait To Catch At Chicago’s Iconic, LGBTQ Reeling Film Fest This…

Bernadette Peters to Replace Bette Midler in ‘Hello, Dolly!’

The New York Times Bernadette Peters to Replace Bette Midler in ‘Hello, Dolly!’ By MICHAEL PAULSONSEPT.…

BetteBack March 3, 1975: Friends Commission Neon Portrait Of Midler

Ames Daily Tribune March 3, 1975 NEW YORK (UPI) — Rudi Stern says neon has been…

Listen: Melissa Manchester Takes On “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head”

Vintage Vinyl News Listen: Melissa Manchester Takes On “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head” August…

Joy Behar Offered Chance To Star In Touring Version Of “Hello, Dolly!”

New Now Next Joy Behar Offered Chance To Star In Touring Version Of “Hello, Dolly!” by…

BetteBack February 18, 1975: Paul Simon Backs Out Of Duet With Bette Midler

Gastonia Gazette February 18, 1975 Paul Simon., went to the studios in New York to help…

BetteBack April 23, 1975: Vito Russo Interviews Bette Midler

The Advocate Exclusive Bette Midler Interview April 23, 1975 By Vito Russo NEW YORK, NY: Don’t…

Hello, Broadway! Hartung debuts in ‘Hello, Dolly!’

The Sun Prairie Star Hello, Broadway! Hartung debuts in ‘Hello, Dolly!’ By Meghan Chua Posted: Monday,…

BetteBack December 22, 1974: Johnny Carson Releases Collector’s Item Album Which Includes Bette Midler

Atchison Sunday Globe December 22, 1974 After almost two years in production Here’s Johnny Magic Moments…

BetteBack January 30, 2000: Susann’s success a great filmgoing treat

The Boston Herald January 30, 2000 | Schaefer, Stephen It’s easy to be dismissive of the…

BetteBack January 28, 2000: Performances Save ‘Great’

The Cincinnati Post (Cincinnati, OH) January 28, 2000 Early on in ”Isn’t She Great,” the perpetually…

BetteBack January 28, 2000: Great? Not by a Long Shot

The Washington Post January 28, 2000 | Desson Howe I SLOGGED my way through a blizzard…

The Tony Awards Get the Red Carpet Blues

New York Times The Tony Awards Get the Red Carpet Blues By Vanessa Friedman ON THE…

Theater Review: ‘Hello, Dolly!’ – Pure Magic

The Epoch Times Theater Review: ‘Hello, Dolly!’ By Judd Hollander | June 3, 2017 Bette Midler…

Bette Midler Sends a Housewarming Gift to New Neighbors SPAMILTON

Broadway World Bette Midler Sends a Housewarming Gift to New Neighbors SPAMILTON by BWW News Desk…

Interview Magazine: Sophie von Haselberg

Interview Interview Magazine: Sophie von Haselberg By EMMA BROWN Photography KINYA Published 06/02/17 SOPHIE VON HASELBERG…

High Ticket Prices Are Fueling a Broadway Boom – They Are Insanely High (The Premium Seats)

The New York Times High Ticket Prices Are Fueling a Broadway Boom By MICHAEL PAULSON MAY…

BetteBack January 28, 2000: DIVINE MISS M MERELY OK IN SHALLOW `ISN’T SHE GREAT’

Daily News (Los Angeles, CA) January 28, 2000 Truman Capote once famously said that Jacqueline Susann‘s…

Michael Kors Teams Up With Bette Midler’s NYRP To Beautify Brooklyn Park

Look Tp The Stars Michael Kors Teams Up With Bette Midler‘s NYRP To Beautify Brooklyn Park…

Hello And Welcome Back, Dolly!

Gregpry G. Allen Blogspot Hello And Welcome Back, Dolly! By Greg Allen Wednesday, April 19, 2017…

Bette Midler Owns Broadway: Review of ‘Hello, Dolly!’

Daily Beast Bette Midler Owns Broadway: Review of ‘Hello, Dolly!’ By Tim Teeman 04.20.17 It may…

Bette Midler ‘knocks em dead’ in new role

Starts At 60 Bette Midler ‘knocks em dead’ in new role 22 Apr 2017 Bette Midler…

Outer Critics Circle Nominations: ‘Anastasia,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Lead the Pack (Full List)

Variety Outer Critics Circle Nominations: ‘Anastasia,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Lead the Pack (Full List) By Gordon Cox…

Bette Midler On Taking Time Off From Touring 1977:

Bette Midler On Taking Time Off From Touring 1977: “I was born and raised in Hawaii,…

BetteBack January 28, 2000: “Isn’t She Great,” played in steamroller-diva style by Bette Midler

Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN) January 28, 2000 | Covert, Colin Didn’t she grate? What the midi…

‘Isn’t She Great’ January 28, 2000: More Fat, Less Filling

The Washington Post January 28, 2000 | Rita Kempley “Isn’t She Great” asks one question too…

BetteBack January 28, 2000: THE ART OF THE SALE | MIDLER AS SUSANN

Sun Publications (IL) January 28, 2000 At a time when we’ve got celebrities coming out of…

A divine showing of divas put the ‘broad’ in Broadway

The Washington Post A divine showing of divas put the ‘broad’ in Broadway By Karen Heller…

BetteBack January 27, 2000: BETWEEN THE COVERS | CLASH OF TONES LEAVES COMEDY ABOUT `DOLLS’ AUTHOR IN AN EMOTIONAL VALLEY

The Beacon News – Aurora (IL) January 27, 2000 Jacqueline Susann apparently was the most self-obsessed…

BetteBack January 27, 2000: BETTE MIDLER: ‘ISN’T SHE GREAT?’

The Cincinnati Post (Cincinnati, OH) January 27, 2000 Bette Midler loves to chatter. She chatters about…

BetteBack January 26, 2000: Bette Midler stars in `Isn’t She Great’

Chicago Defender January 26, 2000 Bette Midler stars in `Isn’t She Great‘ From the very beginning,…

BetteBack August 17, 1974: Fashion In 1974

Lawrence Journal World August 17, 1974 Fashion in 1974 is not dictated by authorities or names…

BetteBack January 23, 2000: Lane finds groove in `Isn’t She Great’

Chicago Sun-Times January 23, 2000 | CINDY PEARLMAN Isn’t he great? Here’s Nathan Lane on how…

BetteBack December 23, 1999: Midler Ready For Millennium Show

Register Star December 23, 1999 Bette Midler, Divine Miss Millennium

BetteBack November 28, 1999: What’s The Status Of The Ya Ya Sisterhood Movie?

Aberdeen Daily News November 28, 1999 Bette Midler, Divine Miss Millennium. Divine Secrets of the ya…

BetteBack September 21, 1999: Bette Midler’s Upcoming Tour, The Divine Miss Millennium

Daily Advocate September 21, 1999   Bette Midler, Divine Miss Millennium, Delores Delago, Sophie Tucker, Hulaween…