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Date Of Birth:
November 22, 1959 (55)
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Scotch Plains, NJ, USA
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Bette Midler Calls Ariana Grande AMA Performance 'Silly Beyond Belief'Bette Midler Calls Ariana Grande AMA Performance 'Silly Beyond Belief'
by TV News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

In a new no-holds-barred interview with UK's Telegraph, Bette Midler shares her strong views on Ariana Grande's performance on Sunday night's AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS, broadcast live from LA's Nokia Theatre. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY Begins Thanksgiving Weekend at Syracuse StageHAIRSPRAY Begins Thanksgiving Weekend at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Bubbling with joy and 60s era music and dance, Hairspray is the Tony Award-winning hit Broadway musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs. Tracy Turnblad is a teen whose life revolves around dancing on the Corny Collins TV show. Who knew that a teenybopper TV show could be a catalyst for integration? You can't stop the beat, and truth be told, you won't want to once the all-singing and dancing cast takes the stage. (more...)

Bridget Everett, Rev Billy, Tammy Faye/Lenny Kaye and More Set for This Week at Joe's PubBridget Everett, Rev Billy, Tammy Faye/Lenny Kaye and More Set for This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its performances through the rest of November 2014. Visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows and scroll down for more! (more...)

Bette Midler Marks Fifth Straight Decade of Top 10 Albums With IT'S THE GIRLSBette Midler Marks Fifth Straight Decade of Top 10 Albums With IT'S THE GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

With her new album IT'S THE GIRLS debuting at No. 3, Bette Midler can now mark her fifth consecutive decade of top 10 albums on the Billboard 200. According to Billboard, she is only the second woman to do so, after Barbra Streisand. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: November 8-14THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: November 8-14
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 14, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include Jack O'Brien at 54 Below, Emma Stone's Broadway debut in Cabaret, the first preview of THE ELEPHANT MAN, and more! (more...)

Bette Midler Asks Fans to 'Inundate' Disney with Demand for HOCUS POCUS SequelBette Midler Asks Fans to 'Inundate' Disney with Demand for HOCUS POCUS Sequel
by Movies News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

One fan wrote in asking about the possibility of a sequel to Midler's 1993 hit film HOCUS POCUS, in which she portrayed the witch Winfred (more...)

#SaveCafeEdison Campaign Hits Over 6,300 Supporters; Words from Martha Plimpton, Glenn Close, Jennifer Tepper & More!#SaveCafeEdison Campaign Hits Over 6,300 Supporters; Words from Martha Plimpton, Glenn Close, Jennifer Tepper & More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

On Thursday, November 6th it was announced that Cafe Edison in Times Square is being denied a new lease by The Hotel Edison management. The diner -- which has served as a hub for the Broadway community for more than 30 years -- is expected to close at the end of the year. The story has sparked an outpouring of support from the Broadway community and New Yorkers at large, as well as produced a widely circulated online petition. Among the signees -- numbered at 6,357 supporters (as of 6:30 p.m. on Nov 11) -- are stars Glenn Close, Martha Plimpton, Christine Pedi, Karen Mason, Mary Testa, Joey Parnes, Rob McClure, Teal Wicks, Mamie Parris, Michael Cerveris, Sean Connery, Marc Shaiman, and more. Scroll down for some of the comments! (more...)

VIDEO: Bette Midler Performs 'Too Many Fish in the Sea' on TODAYVIDEO: Bette Midler Performs 'Too Many Fish in the Sea' on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Bette Midler stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to perform the classic 'Too Many Fish in the Sea' from her new album 'For the Girls.' (more...)

Suzanne Vega, Bridget Everett and More to Perform This Week at Joe's PubSuzanne Vega, Bridget Everett and More to Perform This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its performances, November 12-23, 2014. Details below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman, Victor Garber, Jerry Mitchell, Diane Sawyer and More Visit Jack O'Brien at 54 BelowPhoto Flash: Hugh Jackman, Victor Garber, Jerry Mitchell, Diane Sawyer and More Visit Jack O'Brien at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

This weekend, Tony Award-winning Director Jack O'Brien celebrated his 'Diamond Jubilee' by taking to the stage of 54 Below with his show 'I've Still Got My Health, So What Do I Care?' Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's Best Come Out For Jack O'Brien at 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Broadway's Best Come Out For Jack O'Brien at 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 8, 2014

On November 7 and 8 (9:30PM), director extraordinaire Jack O'Brien brings his new show to 54 Below, titled 'I've Still Got My Health, So What Do I Care?' Come join O'Brien for a Diamond Jubilee Celebration of a life lived on and off the stage. Tales from Hamlet to Hairspray. Selections from Cole Porter to James Taylor. Stories, songs with an occasional A flat and a surprise guest or two. BroadwayWorld brings pictures of the first performance below! (more...)

Glenn Close, Martha Plimpton, Michael Cerveris and More Support #SaveCafeEdison Campaign; 'Lunch Mob' Set for 11/8Glenn Close, Martha Plimpton, Michael Cerveris and More Support #SaveCafeEdison Campaign; 'Lunch Mob' Set for 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

On Thursday, November 6th it was announced that Cafe Edison in Times Square is being denied a new lease by The Hotel Edison management. The diner -- which has served as a hub for the Broadway community for 30+ years, and over the decades has counted Neil Simon, August Wilson, Jackie Mason, Martha Plimpton, and Lin-Manuel Miranda among its many fans -- is expected to close at the end of the year to make way for a new restaurant with a 'name chef.' The story -- which was broken by the popular blog Jeremiah's Vanishing New York and has since been covered by The New York Times, New York Magazine, Eater NY, and BroadwayWorld -- has sparked an outpouring of support from the Broadway community and New Yorkers at large, as well as produced a widely circulated online petition. (more...)

VIDEO: Bette Midler Announces Kickstarter to the Moon in All-New FUNNY OR DIE VideoVIDEO: Bette Midler Announces Kickstarter to the Moon in All-New FUNNY OR DIE Video
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

In an all-new FUNNY OR DIE video, legendary singer Bette Midler wants to put a tree on the moon, so she's Kickstarting her project with rewards that are out of this world. (more...)

VIDEO: Bette Midler Performs 'Be My Baby' from New Album on TODAYVIDEO: Bette Midler Performs 'Be My Baby' from New Album on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

The Divine Miss M stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about her 25th album 'It's the Girls,' and perform her version of the hit song, 'Be My Baby.' Check out the appearance in full below! (more...)

VIDEO: Bette Midler Visits THE TONIGHT SHOW; Talks New Album, Performs TLC's 'Waterfalls'VIDEO: Bette Midler Visits THE TONIGHT SHOW; Talks New Album, Performs TLC's 'Waterfalls'
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Jimmy spoke with Midler about her North American tour to promote her covers album, It's the Girls. And Bette performs a cover of TLC's classic 'Waterfalls'. (more...)

Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM Returning to The Public in January 2015Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM Returning to The Public in January 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Due to popular demand and a recent sold-out run at Joe's Pub, The Public Theater announced today it will bring back Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM for 18 additional performances, January 6-February 20, 2015. (more...)

Megan Hilty, Carol Kane & More Set for SRT's Annual Benefit at Joe's Pub, 11/23Megan Hilty, Carol Kane & More Set for SRT's Annual Benefit at Joe's Pub, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents their Twelfth Annual Benefit and Cabaret on Sunday, November 23, at Joe's Pub to honor award-winning actress, Celia Weston. (more...)

Bette Midler's First Studio Album in 8 Years, IT'S THE GIRLS, Drops TodayBette Midler's First Studio Album in 8 Years, IT'S THE GIRLS, Drops Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The Divine Miss M is back! Bette Midler has released 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 drops today, Nov. 4 via Warner Bros. Records (Nov. 10 in the UK via East West Records/Warner Music UK.) (more...)

BETTE MIDLER Announces 2015 'It's the Girls'Tour! Tix on Sale 11/17BETTE MIDLER Announces 2015 'It's the Girls'Tour! Tix on Sale 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Bette Midler has announced on her official site that she will be touring the country beginning May 2015 in support of her newest solo recording 'It's the Girls.' (more...)

Legendary Performer Bette Midler Announces North American Tour DatesLegendary Performer Bette Midler Announces North American Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer and legendary performer Bette Midler announced today that she will return to the stage for her first major tour in a decade. The Divine Miss M's national tour kicks off on May 8 in Hollywood, Fla. at the Hard Rock Live and will visit 22 cities nationwide. Tickets will go on sale beginning Nov. 17 (complete itinerary follows). With every ticket purchased online, Bette Midler fans are entitled to a copy of her new CD, It's the Girls! The tour is produced by Live Nation and Larry Magid Entertainment Group. (more...)

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