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Bette Midler News

Date of Birth: December 01, 1945 (71)
Birth Place: Honolulu, HI, USA
Gender: Female
BWW Review: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN rocks the Geary TheatreBWW Review: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN rocks the Geary Theatre
by Robert Sokol - Jun 26, 2017

While not particularly illuminating on the life of the singer, A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN (now extended to July 9) delivers powerful vocal performances from Kacee Clanton and a strong supporting cast including Sharon Brown. (more...)

Go Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting MondayGo Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 26 at 10:00am ET for SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Preview performances begin Monday, November 6th with an official opening on Monday, December 4th. (more...)

Bright Light Bright Light Premieres 'New York Pretty' VideoBright Light Bright Light Premieres 'New York Pretty' Video
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Bright Light Bright Light's pride-themed video for “New York Pretty,” the latest single from the solo the project of vocalist, songwriter and producer Rod Thomas (more...)

Pride Weekend, Tori Scott, Shaina Taub and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's PubPride Weekend, Tori Scott, Shaina Taub and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for this week, June 21 - July 2. Scroll down for details! (more...)

AVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point FoundationAVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Tony Award winning and coming of age musical comedy, Avenue Q, will celebrate NYC PRIDE WEEKEND by donating $25 for every ticket purchased to Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit.  (more...)

Update: Broadway League Threatens Lawsuits Against Campaigning Casting DirectorsUpdate: Broadway League Threatens Lawsuits Against Campaigning Casting Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this month, Broadway might be celebrating a successful season, but casting directors still are not pleased with their standing in the theatre community. After weeks of campaigning for healthcare and other benefits, The Teamsters Local 817 has reportedly received threatening letters from the Broadway League. The union just released the following statement: (more...)

DEAR BETTE - A Tribute to Bette Midler Comes to The Abbey 7/16DEAR BETTE - A Tribute to Bette Midler Comes to The Abbey 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Jennica McCleary was 17 the first time someone asked "Do you know who you look like?" But looking like a young Bette Midler means nothing if you can't walk, talk trash, sing and have the unstoppable energy of the diva. Over the years she fell in love with pre-Hollywood Midler and her self-discovery in front of crowds of people trying to find the same. Joined on stage by the Harlettes and guests at The Continental, McCleary's "Dear Bette," will take you on a journey through the early works of Midler & the birth of The Divine Miss M, showing how she used her art and humor to inspire an entire community struggling to belong. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 6/13/2017 - 6/20/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 6/13/2017 - 6/20/2017
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 6/13/2017 - 6/20/2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SPAMILTON Celebrates Re-Opening at 47th Street Theater!Photo Coverage: SPAMILTON Celebrates Re-Opening at 47th Street Theater!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 20, 2017

Spamilton, the comedic musical take on all things Hamilton and Broadway, opened last night at its new home at the 47th Street Theater/The Puerto Rican Traveling Theater. The new theater on 47th Street, which is just a block from its inspiration and main punchline, hosts the show for an open engagement. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 20th, 2017 - Oscar Isaac in HAMLET, FULFILLMENT CENTER at MTC and More!BWW Morning Brief June 20th, 2017 - Oscar Isaac in HAMLET, FULFILLMENT CENTER at MTC and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 20, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Oscar Isaac stars in HAMLET, beginning tonight at The Public Theater, and MTC's FULFILLMENT CENTER opens Off-Broadway! (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  6/19; Post Tony Awards EditionINDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 6/19; Post Tony Awards Edition
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 19, 2017

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 6/18/2017. (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY! Beats Its Own Record For Highest Gross In Shubert Organization HistoryHELLO, DOLLY! Beats Its Own Record For Highest Gross In Shubert Organization History
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The new Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler just had its best week ever on the heels of its four Tony Award wins, including Best Revival of a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical (Ms. Midler), Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Gavin Creel), and Best Costume Design of a Musical (Santo Loquasto).  (more...)

Meghan Murphy Brings THE BIG RED SHOW to Feinstein's/54 BelowMeghan Murphy Brings THE BIG RED SHOW to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Meghan Murphy in The BIG RED Show on July 19th, 2017 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marquee Makeover- Broadway Theatres Get  Tony-Winning Updates!Photo Coverage: Marquee Makeover- Broadway Theatres Get Tony-Winning Updates!
by Walter McBride - Jun 14, 2017

The Tony Awards are over and this year's winners are already making sure that the crowds of New York City know how it went down. Below, check out the new marquees of the theatre district! (more...)

VIDEO: HELLO, DOLLY!'s 'Put on Your Sunday Clothes' Gets Some Bluegrass FlairVIDEO: HELLO, DOLLY!'s 'Put on Your Sunday Clothes' Gets Some Bluegrass Flair
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Playbillies have just unveiled a new bluegrass cover of 'Put On Your Sunday Clothes' from the Broadway musical HELLO, DOLLY! by Jerry Herman to celebrate the current revival cast's recent success at the Tony Awards, where the production won for Best Revival, Best Actress (Bette Midler), Best Featured Actor (Gavin Creel) and Best Costume Design! (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Erin Markey, Faith Soloway & Friends and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubMandy Gonzalez, Erin Markey, Faith Soloway & Friends and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

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Only Hours Left To Bid On A Dream-Come-True Broadway Experience with the Charitybuzz Broadway Auction!Only Hours Left To Bid On A Dream-Come-True Broadway Experience with the Charitybuzz Broadway Auction!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

On the heels of the 71st Tony Awards, there are only hours left to bid on a dream-come-true Broaway Experience with the first-ever Charitybuzz Broadway Auction. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 13th, 2017 - Starry SONDHEIM AT SEVEN Gala and More!BWW Morning Brief June 13th, 2017 - Starry SONDHEIM AT SEVEN Gala and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 13, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Irish Rep hosts its star-studded SONDHEIM AT SEVEN gala, featuring an intro by Angela Lansbury! (more...)

BWW Review: TOMMY, Theatre Royal Stratford EastBWW Review: TOMMY, Theatre Royal Stratford East
by Debbie Gilpin - Jun 13, 2017

Following a successful national tour, Ramps on the Moon's co-production of The Who's Tommy continues its journey with a run at Theatre Royal Stratford East this month. Ramps on the Moon is a budding consortium that is associating closely with several UK theatres and theatre companies as they work on new projects over the course of the next few years. One of their partners, Graeae Theatre Company, will be at Stratford East later this year with their production of Reasons To Be Cheerful. (more...)

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