Bette Midler News

Date Of Birth:
December 01, 1945 (68)
Birth Place:
Honolulu, HI, USA
Gender:
Female
Dead End Dummy to Open 10/10 in Coney Island
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Dead End Dummy, a new work by Dick D. Zigun, will premiere at Sideshows By The Seashore in Coney Island on October 10 and run through November 2, 2014. The show then opens at La Mama in Manhattan on November 7, running through November 16. (more...)

Dancers Over 40 to Honor Joe Layton 10/20 with 'I LIKE YOUR STYLE' Tribute at St. Luke's Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

I LIKE YOUR STYLE: A TRIBUTE TO JOE LAYTON, hosted by six-time Emmy Award winner Bruce Vilanch, will take place Monday, October 20th, 2014, at 7 pm, St. Luke's Theater, 308 West 46th St., NYC. Featuring performances by Loni Ackerman, Jill O'Hara, Walter Willison, rare video footage of Layton shows, and a gaggle of gypsies to discuss Joe's Life and Legacy. (more...)

Seacoast Rep's Let's 'B' Reel Gets Witchy in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Seacoast Repertory Theatre has announced that it's award winning film series, Let's 'B' Reel, will get a 'witchy' facelift for the month of October with 3 unique and interactive film screenings, with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Portsmouth Halloween Parade. The 'Let's 'B' Witched' screenings also mark the one year anniversary of Let's 'B' Reel. Each week from October 8th-October 22nd The Rep will offer up a cult movie focusing on the horror subgenre of witches and witchcraft. Each will feature a unique and hilarious pre-show provided by hosts Timothy Fife and Bunny Wonderland (Knate Higgins). (more...)

Bruce Vilanch Will Host The Joe Layton Tribute at St.Luke'sTheater, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Dancers Over 40 honors prolific director/choreographer Joe Layton, who crossed all mediums to create memorable musicals, TV specials, concerts and much more, including Two by Two, Sail Away, Once Upon a Mattress, Sound of Music, No Strings, Dear World, George M!, and Barnum, just to name a few. DO40 members who have worked with Joe on multiple shows and will be panelists include Nicole Barth, James Dybas, Dorothy Frank Danner, Carolyn Kirsch, Sondra Lee, Lawrence Leritz, Patti Mariano, Lawrence Merritt and Mary Zahn. (more...)

Entertainment Industry Celebrates Life of Robin Williams in San Fransisco
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2014

Yesterday afternoon, hundreds of entertainment industry members gathered in Curran Theatre (San Diego, CA) for a private memorial celebrating the life of the late Robin Williams. (more...)

Laura Benanti, Betty Buckley, Telly Leung and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, Nov 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Feinstein's at the Nikko is proud to announce the upcoming lineup for November 2014. Performers include Tony Award winning actress and singer Betty Buckley; Tony Award winner Laura Benanti; jazz legend Freddy Cole; acclaimed performance artist Jeffrey Johnson; star of stage and screen Telly Leung; Award-winning cabaret singer -- and Bay Area native -- Carly Ozard. Additional performers for November 2014 will be announced at a later date. (more...)

AUDIO: Bette Midler Reveals Details on Upcoming 'Its the Girls' Album
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2014

The Divine Miss M is back! Billboard.com reports exclusively today that Bette Midler will release her first studio album in eight years, 'It's the Girls,' featuring songs from female groups who have had the greatest influence on her throughout her career. The album will drop on Nov. 4 via Warner Bros. Records (Nov. 10 in the UK via East West Records/Warner Music UK.) Click below to check out an interview with BBC Radio 2, in which MIdler discusses the upcoming album! (more...)

Karen Giorgio to Bring '5 TIMES A LADY' to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

On Thursday, October 9 at 8:00 PM, Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage and Sher Krieger Events are presenting Karen Giorgio in '5 Times A Lady: Bette, Barbra, Judy, Ella, Billie - Their Songs, Their Stories.' (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: To Life! 50 Years Of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 25, 2014

Today we celebrate one of the most beloved musicals of all time in honor of its 50th birthday this week, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/24/14 - Lohan in SPEED-THE-PLOW, Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 24, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Lindsay Lohan makes her West End debut in SPEED-THE-PLOW tonight, Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE begins previews and more! (more...)

Sarah Hyland, Jeff Goldblum, Rumer Willis, SCREAM Parody and More Set for Rockwell: Table & Stage, Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

ROCKWELL Table and Stage, L.A.'s premier spot for extraordinary entertainment and dining is thrilled to announce its October line-up of can't-miss events with a glittering line-up of stars. With such a wide variety of experiences so thrilling, it's enough to make you SCREAM! ROCKWELLTable and Stage is located at 1714 N. Vermont in Los Feliz. (more...)

Bette Midler to Release First New Album in 8 Years, 'It's The Girls', Out 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Bette Midler will release her first studio album in eight years, 'It's the Girls,' featuring songs from female groups who have had the greatest influence on her throughout her career. (more...)

The Air Force Museum Theatre Announces Fall/Winter Hollywood Film Line-Up
by Movies News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

The Air Force Museum Theatre's Hollywood series continues this fall and winter with an exciting, family friendly line-up! (more...)

Steps Beyond to Present THE WOMEN OF FOSSE, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Steps Beyond announces another of its lively and informative Artists Talks with three 'Broadway Babies' who can rightly be called The Women of Fosse - Diane Laurenson, Dana Moore and Mimi Quillin. Laurenson and Moore have appeared in five Fosse shows between them - Sweet Charity, Chicago, Fosse, Dancin', and Big Deal, and Quillin performed in Sweet Charity and was also assistant to Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. The Broadway veterans will share fascinating stories about the great choreographer, drawn from their personal experiences and highlighted by film clips, followed by a Q&A session and reception. Sunday October 5, 7:30 PM at Steps on Broadway, 4th floor. (more...)

Public Theater Extends Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM Through 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Due to popular demand, The Public Theater has extended Bridget Everett's critically acclaimed ROCK BOTTOM at Joe's Pub to Thursday, October 16. Created by Bridget Everett, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz, and Matt Ray, and directed by Scott Wittman, this shockingly funny and moving new show began performances on September 9 and was originally slated to close on October 11. ROCK BOTTOM was originally commissioned as part of the Joe's Pub 2013 New York Voices series. (more...)

Barbra Streisand, Il Divo & More Among Legacy's Classic Christmas Album Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Legacy Recordings' Classic Christmas Album series rings in this year's holiday season with new collections by Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Il Divo, Perry Como, Johnny Mathis (more...)

Carly Ozard to Star in MIDLER ON THE ROOF at Stage 72, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Carly Ozard in 'Midler on the Roof' at Stage 72 at the Triad, 158 W 72nd Street, NYC, NY 10023 on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Jinkx Monsoon & Fred Schneider Are Teaching the World 'The Bacon Shake' Video
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

It's the video you've all been waiting for. A frolicking romp echoing back to vaudeville's debauchery, we join Jinkx Monsoon, Fred Schneider, and company for “The Bacon Shake” on BuzzFeed. Schneider explains to Out.com his desire to work with Jinkx, “They go back to another era and different styles of music, which is really refreshing.' (more...)

SOPHIE TUCKER: LAST OF THE RED HOT MAMAS to Play Bickford Theatre, 10/2-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The Morris Museum is pleased to announce that Sophie Tucker: Last of the Red Hot Mamas will open the Bickford Theatre's 2014/2015 season. Written by Richard Hopkins, Jack Fournier, and Kathy Halenda, the show will run in Morristown from October 2 through October 19, 2014. (more...)

RISE 'N SHINE WITH BETTE & JULIETTE Continues 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

"Rise 'n Shine with Bette & Juliette" are back with their brand new 4th episode! This episode will be jammed packed with tips for getting ready for a Vacation! The show is never the same and always fresh! (more...)

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