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Hello Dolly! Wins An ATRIOS Award

The annual Artios Awards (named for the Greek word meaning “perfectly fitted”) are given to Casting…

5 Standout Broadway Cast Albums of 2017

Playbill 5 Standout Broadway Cast Albums of 2017 BY PLAYBILL STAFF DEC 12, 2017 Dozens of…

Has Broadway Become Reliant on Celebrity Draw at the Box Office?

Ticket News Has Broadway Become Reliant on Celebrity Draw at the Box Office? November 9, 2017…

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…

Tony Winners Reap in Profits as Summer Peaks

New York Show Tickets Tony Winners Reap in Profits as Summer Peaks POSTED ON AUGUST 2,…

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…

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…

Broadway Box Office Tips Up For Blockbusters As Star-Based Shows Slip

Deadline Hollywood Broadway Box Office Tips Up For Blockbusters As Star-Based Shows Slip by Jeremy Gerard…

Robert DeNiro Takes In Hello Dolly! Starring Bette Midler

  Robert DeNiro Takes In Hello Dolly! Starring Bette Midler

Bette Midler on her Broadway debut in one-woman show “I’ll Eat You Last”

[Bette Midler on her Broadway debut in one-woman show “I’ll Eat You Last”] I’d never done…

Bette Midler on “Misery”

[Bette Midler on “Misery”] I turned that down because I didn’t want to saw off someone’s…

Bette Midler on Sue Mengers who she played on Broadway

[Bette Midler on Sue Mengers who she played on Broadway] Sue even had a friend blowing…

Bette Midler To Visit NBC’s Today Show Sunday August 6, 2017

Broadway World DVR Alert: Darren Criss to Perform; Bette Midler to Visit NBC’s TODAY by TV…

As an actor you’re supposed to take jobs that will challenge you or force fans to see you in a different light.

As an actor you’re supposed to take jobs that will challenge you or force fans to…

In Depth: Ticket troubles

WNYT In Depth: Ticket troubles July 26, 2017 06:25 PM This summer, hundreds of us will…

Bette Midler on Susan Boyle

[Bette Midler on Susan Boyle] She is an act whose time has come. People love that…

Freak Show Is the Loud, Queer Coming of Age Story We’ve Been Waiting For (Out This November)

Out Magazine Freak Show Is the Loud, Queer Coming of Age Story We’ve Been Waiting For…

I celebrate everyone’s religious holidays.

“I celebrate everyone’s religious holidays. if it’s good enough for the righteous, it’s good enough for…

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

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

“I’m not just vain, I’m ignorant. I’m vignorant!” – Bette Midler

“I’m not just vain, I’m ignorant. I’m vignorant!” – Bette Midler Related articles Bette Midler On…

I thought I would be an actorrrr.

“I thought I would be an actorrrr. I thought I’d be Ethel Barrymore. I didn’t know…

I’m glad my daughter has been [university educated]. I sometimes think I should go back to school to learn French and music, but who would have me?” – Bette Midler

“I’m glad my daughter has been [university educated]. I sometimes think I should go back to…

HELLO, DOLLY! Understudy Linda Mugleston Made Her Dolly Gallagher Levi Debut At Wednesday’s Matinee

Broadway World HELLO, DOLLY! Understudy Linda Mugleston Made Her Dolly Gallagher Levi Debut Yesterday!\ by BWW…

Thank God for the gays. I don’t know what would have happened but I know what did happen. Good for them and good for me. – Bette Midler

Thank God for the gays. I don’t know what would have happened but I know what…

Kenny Ortega does not want a “Hocus Pocus” remake — because he has a better idea

Hello Giggles Kenny Ortega does not want a “Hocus Pocus” remake — because he has a…

The Hello Dolly Program Is Now Available In The Online Store (Also Other Merchandise, Too!)

FYI…the Hello Dolly!  program is now available on line…with other merch too! To Buy Merchandise: Click…

Twitter Wants The ‘Hidden Figures’ Stars To Reboot ‘Hocus Pocus’ And We’re Here For It

Elite Daily Twitter Wants The ‘Hidden Figures’ Stars To Reboot ‘Hocus Pocus‘ And We’re Here For…

BetteBack February 11, 1975: Bette Midler Slated For Big Broadway Return

Anderson Herald Bulletin February 11, 1975 20-20 News: Bette Midler is set for a “big Broadway…

You know, I wanted to leave you with the memory of the good beneath the gaudy, the saint beneath the paint, the pure little soul that lurks beneath this lurid exterior… but then again I figured: Fuck’EM IF THEY CAN’T TAKE A JOKE!

“You know, I wanted to leave you with the memory of the good beneath the gaudy,…

Broadway’s $2.8M Bump? Bette, Back, Begets Big B.O. Bang

Deadline Hollywood Broadway’s $2.8M Bump? Bette, Back, Begets Big B.O. Bang by Jeremy Gerard July 17, 2017 8:16pm…

I love to work. I love the idea of putting a show together, and I love the idea of putting musical numbers together – and putting commentary together and character.

“I love to work. I love the idea of putting a show together, and I love…

Broadway Box Office: Bette Midler Brings $1.5 Million Back to ‘Hello, Dolly!’

Variety Broadway Box Office: Bette Midler Brings $1.5 Million Back to ‘Hello, Dolly!’ By Gordon Cox…

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…

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…

Bette Midler’s Daughter Sophie Is All Grown Up, And Looks Exactly Like Her Superstar Mom

Little Things Bette Midler’s Daughter Sophie Is All Grown Up, And Looks Exactly Like Her Superstar…

Bette Midler & Ben Platt Rock Broadway

Outward Bette Midler & Ben Platt Rock Broadway by Chris Narloch July 15, 2017 The 2017…

Tony Awards 2017 frustration: Acting winners mostly gone only a month after awards show

Gold Derby Tony Awards 2017 frustration: Acting winners mostly gone only a month after awards show…

“I like art and I like work. And the whole thrust of my life has been toward those two things, with romance and family and friends and all other human contact simply tributaries of what is the great stream of my life: my work.” – Bette Midler

“I like art and I like work. And the whole thrust of my life has been…

Bette Midler Takes ‘Hello, Dolly!’ to New Heights

Jewish Link Bette Midler Takes ‘Hello, Dolly!’ to New Heights By Barbara Wind | July 13,…

When You Switch Up on a (Broadway) Star

New York Times When You Switch Up on a (Broadway) Star By BEN BRANTLEY and JESSE…

“I’m pretty gutsy, but I’m intimidated by tremendous accomplishment… and by people who are very tall” – Bette Midler

“I’m pretty gutsy, but I’m intimidated by tremendous accomplishment… and by people who are very tall”…

BetteBack January 24, 1975: Bette Midler’s Like A Hot Fudge Sundae

Garden City Telegram January 24, 1975 Calling Bette Midler a singer is like calling a hot…

“Shut That Crap Off!”: Why Awards Show Acceptance Speeches Suck . . . and Some Ideas for the Tony Awards

HuffPost “Shut That Crap Off!”: Why Awards Show Acceptance Speeches Suck . . . and Some…

“I’m as confident as Cleopatra’s pussy.” — Bette Midler

“I’m as confident as Cleopatra’s pussy.” — Bette Midler

Broadway: With Bette Midler Out for a 2nd Week, “Hello, Dolly!” Does Worse Than Revivals of “Cats” and “Miss Saigon”

Showbiz 411 Broadway: With Bette Midler Out for a 2nd Week, “Hello, Dolly!” Does Worse Than…

‘Hello, Dolly!’ without Bette Midler shines with Donna Murphy but dims at box office

New York Daily News ‘Hello, Dolly!’ without Bette Midler shines with Donna Murphy but dims at…

BetteBack January 23, 1975: Does Bette Midler’s career appear to be going downhill?

Burlington Daily Times January 23, 1975 Does Bette Midler’s career appear to be going downhill? YES.…

Dietsch’s gifts Midler with ‘Bettezels’

BETTE MIDLER declared her love for Dietsch Brothers in a tweet Monday which reads: “BEST CHOCOLATE…

“Me, I’m just a hack. I’m just a schlepper. I just do what I can do.” –Bette Midler

“Me, I’m just a hack. I’m just a schlepper. I just do what I can do.”…

Bette Midler’s Absence Wallops Broadway Box Office

Forbes Bette Midler’s Absence Wallops Broadway Box Office Lee Seymour , CONTRIBUTOR JUL 6, 2017 DeBroadway…