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Bette Midler News

Date Of Birth:
December 01, 1945 (69)
Birth Place:
Honolulu, HI, USA
Gender:
Female
Pittsburgh CLO's GYPSY Opens 7/10Pittsburgh CLO's GYPSY Opens 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Join one-of-a-kind mother, Rose, and her two talented daughters as they search for fame in Pittsburgh CLO's production of GYPSY, July 10-19 at the Benedum Center. This entertaining musical is complete with memorable performances, mother-daughter struggles and the hardships of show business life, all while set during the infamous vaudeville era. (more...)

JCCSF Welcomes Scholars, Athletes, Musicians, Chefs and More for 2015-16 Arts & Ideas LineupJCCSF Welcomes Scholars, Athletes, Musicians, Chefs and More for 2015-16 Arts & Ideas Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) Chief Executive Officer Marci Glazer announced the outstanding thinkers, writers and entertainers that will comprise the diverse lineup for the 2015-16 Arts & Ideas season. (more...)

LYPINSKA! THE BOXED SET Returning to NYC This MonthLYPINSKA! THE BOXED SET Returning to NYC This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

A glamorous dose of the legendary Lypsinka, John Epperson's iconic creation, will once again be doled out this summer when the acclaimed LYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET returns for a limited Off-Broadway engagement.  LYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET will be performed Wednesday, July 22nd through Saturday, September 12th at the ravishing jewel-box Connelly Theater, located at 220 East 4th Street (between Avenues A and B) in Manhattan's East Village. The Opening is Saturday, July 25th at 8 PM.  Tickets ($35 - $65) will go on sale on Monday, April 27th at 10 am online at www.lypsinka.com and www.tweedtheater.org/lypsinka, or by calling 866-811-4111. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 1st, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 1st, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 1, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's our TOP TEN HOT TOPIX for the first half of 2015! (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Lorna Luft & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming WeeksChristine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Lorna Luft & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

This July and August, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 6/23/2015 - 6/30/2015Hottest Articles on BWW 6/23/2015 - 6/30/2015
by - Jun 30, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 6/23/2015 - 6/30/2015. (more...)

Iris Rainer Dart Talks Bringing BEACHES From Page To Stage & Avoiding 'Sappy'Iris Rainer Dart Talks Bringing BEACHES From Page To Stage & Avoiding 'Sappy'
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 29, 2015

The original creator talks BEACHES! (more...)

Demi Lovato Added to Daytime Village Lineup at iHeartRadio Music FestivalDemi Lovato Added to Daytime Village Lineup at iHeartRadio Music Festival
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

iHeartMedia announced today that Demi Lovato has been added to the lineup for its Daytime Village at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival. (more...)

BWW Sunday Exclusive Pride Special: Playwright Jonathan Tolins on Friday's Historic Ruling- 'Theater Definitely Played an Important Role in What Happened'BWW Sunday Exclusive Pride Special: Playwright Jonathan Tolins on Friday's Historic Ruling- 'Theater Definitely Played an Important Role in What Happened'
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 28, 2015

Playwright Jonathan Tolins (author of BUYER & CELLAR and TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS) coined the phrase 'The Last Sunday in June' and turned it into a landmark play which debuted in 2003 at the Rattlestick Theater starring Arnie Burton, Donald Corren, Jonathan McClain, Susan Pourfar, Mark Setlock, Peter Smith, David Turner and Matthew Wilkas and directed by Trip Cullman. BroadwayWorld.com reached out to him this week as we face the most historic PRIDE in American History (more...)

VIDEO: Bette Midler Brings HOCUS POCUS to Life in Concert; Urges Disney for Sequel!VIDEO: Bette Midler Brings HOCUS POCUS to Life in Concert; Urges Disney for Sequel!
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 24, 2015

At her concert in Phoenix, AZ last night, legendary performer Bette Midler brought her classic Disney film HOCUS POCUS to life, performing the song, 'I Put a Spell On You'. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Inside the Rehearsal Room with Whitney Bashor & Shoshana Bean for BEACHES THE MUSICALSTAGE TUBE: Inside the Rehearsal Room with Whitney Bashor & Shoshana Bean for BEACHES THE MUSICAL
by Nora Dominick - Jun 24, 2015

BEACHES THE MUSICAL is ready to take the Drury Lane Theatre in Chicago by storm before it eyes a Broadway run. Performances at the Drury Lane Theatre will begin on June 24, 2015 and will run until August 16th. Beaches the Musical is based on the novel with the same name by Iris Rainer Dart. The novel has been transformed already into a 1988 film starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey.  (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for June 24th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for June 24th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Jun 24, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'On Your Feet!' and 'City Of Angels' rake in the reviews, while Bette plays the UC. Kristin and Idina plan concerts here, outdoor movies light up the summer, and the 'Beautiful' tour and 'Charlie Brown' are slated for Christmas. By summer's end: 'The Boy From Oz,' 'Glory Days' and 'Triassic Parq!' (more...)

Julien's Auctions Partners with Invaluable for the Hollywood Legends 2015 AuctionJulien's Auctions Partners with Invaluable for the Hollywood Legends 2015 Auction
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

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Bette Midler Tweets Heartfelt Reaction to Charleston Church ShootingBette Midler Tweets Heartfelt Reaction to Charleston Church Shooting
by Movies News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Bette Midler turned to Twitter to share her strong reaction to last week's tragic church shooting in Charleston, SC. (more...)

Rita Rudner to Perform at Feinstein's at the Nikko, 7/17-19Rita Rudner to Perform at Feinstein's at the Nikko, 7/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Be prepared to laugh as award-winning comedian and New York Times bestselling author, Rita Rudner, makes her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut on Friday, July 17 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, July 18 (7 p.m.). Known for her epigrammatic one-liners, Rudner has been a house-filling favorite in Las Vegas since she opened as one of the hottest tickets in town in June 2000. Tickets for Rita Rudner range in price from $35 - $50 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Uptown Underground Reveals Summer 2015 Retrotainment LineupUptown Underground Reveals Summer 2015 Retrotainment Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

When the weather heats up, Uptown Underground is the cool place to be for Top Shelf Retrotainment including burlesque, vaudeville, variety, magic, comedy and more. (more...)

Hell in a Handbag's BETTE, LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL BATHS to Run 7/17-8/21 at Mary's AtticHell in a Handbag's BETTE, LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL BATHS to Run 7/17-8/21 at Mary's Attic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

On the heels of its hit production Miracle!, Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to continue its 2015-16 season with BETTE, LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL BATHS, a musical tribute to the legendary Bette Midler starring Caitlin Jackson, directed and choreographed by Christopher Pazdernik with music direction by Jeremy Ramey as Barry Manilow.  BETTE, LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL BATHS will play July 17 - August 21, 2015 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. Tickets are currently on sale at www.handbagproductions.org.  The press opening is Saturday, July 18 at 8 pm.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Hell in a Handbag's BETTE, LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL BATHSPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of Hell in a Handbag's BETTE, LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL BATHS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

On the heels of its hit production Miracle!, Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to continue its 2015-16 season with BETTE, LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL BATHS, a musical tribute to the legendary Bette Midler starring Caitlin Jackson, directed and choreographed by Christopher Pazdernik with music direction by Jeremy Ramey as Barry Manilow. BETTE, LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL BATHS will play July 17 - August 21, 2015 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. The press opening is Saturday, July 18 at 8 pm. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for June 10th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for June 10th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Jun 11, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Tonys and the Jeffs bring honor and fun, and 'On Your Feet' and 'Beaches' aim for the future. Bette will be in town, Spike Lee films, 'Les Mis' and 'All Shook Up' play our southern environs, and 'The Secret Garden' and 'The Pied Piper' bring children's classics to life. Next week: Regional Summer Theaters! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Bette Midler Grants Divine Intervention to DetroitBWW Reviews: Bette Midler Grants Divine Intervention to Detroit
by Anton Anderssen - Jun 11, 2015

Bette Midler graced the stage of the Palace of Auburn Hills on Wednesday, presenting her newest show, 'Divine Intervention,' to a crowd of thousands of ardent fans. She brought a message of hope to the multitudes, saying 'Never give up on Detroit!' The irrepressible diva flaunted a wardrobe of many colors, a painting of Michelangelo's 'The Creation of Adam' from The Sistine Chapel photo shopped with her lovely arm and face replacing those of God, a den of Harlettes, majestic trumpeters, and the gospel according to Bette: 'I came here to lift your spirits, like a boob job for your soul.' (more...)

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