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  1. Powerful performances propel Drury Lane's 'Beaches'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Herald

    ... the show as the indefatigable Cee Cee, a Bronx dynamo with an outsize voice and unconventional looks (think Bette Midler and Barbra Streisand, with a smidgen of Cher) who's determined to be a star. That would work if the show was about one gal's ...


  2. Music on TV: 'True Detective' Resurrects 'The Rose'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WSJ Media and Advertising

    The first thing we see is a spectral Conway Twitty bathed in blue light and singing his hit "The Rose," a 1983 country cover of the smash Bette Midler ballad from the 1979 movie of the same name. Twitty, who died in 1993, recorded the song for his album "Dream Maker."


  3. 'True Detective' Recap: Did Ray Velcoro Really Die?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | HollywoodLife

    ... could have saw the opening of this episode coming. A man in a baby blue sequined jacket and pants belted out Bette Midler's (or LeAnn Rimes' ) "The Rose" in the bar that Ray frequently goes to. Ray talked to a man we later learned was his father in ...


  4. True Detective': The Big, Gay RevealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Beast

    ... ex-cop played by Fred Ward (because of course), and a shitty Elvis impersonator thoroughly eviscerating Bette Midler's "The Rose" onstage. "Maybe you're already nervous," his father tells him. "Maybe you lacked grit. I see you, running through the ...


  5. 'True Detective' Season Two Just Offered Up New Hope For Jon Snow FansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | MTV

    ... played by veteran actor Fred Ward (a welcome sight in any role), while an Elvis Pressley impersonator sings Bette Midler's "The Rose." It's a surreal sight, and it should be, because it's not real; it's a dream, maybe even a vision, as Ray looks ...


  6. Bette Midler reyurns to the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 |

    Bette Midler is set to bring her sparkle to the UK with her first major UK tour in three decades, entitled 'Divine Intervention'. Encompassing six dates, Midler's 'Divine Intervention' tour kicks off on 9 July at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham and draws to close with two shows The O2 in London on 18 July and 19 July.


  7. "Beaches" now at DrurylaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Suburban Journals

    ... to unfold. Little Bertie is a charming friend to be. The story was well-established on the silver screen by Bette Midler, and Barbara Hershey (1988) and this version with music added and choreography, spectacular lighting, noteworthy decor (pun ...


  8. Marisa Tomei Talks Working With Billy Crystal & Bette Midler On Parental GuidanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Access Hollywood

    Marisa Tomei is set to join the smash Fox drama next season in a recurring role, the show's writers announced via Twitter on Thursday. According to Deadline , the "My Cousin Vinny" star will play billionaire venture capitalist Mimi Whiteman, whose love for "hip-hop, social trends, high-end fashion and beautiful women" sound like an ideal fit for the music industry soap.


  9. Touchin' Me, Touchin' YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Slate Magazine

    ... era? Twelve days after Manilow bowed out with a reprise of "Can't Smile Without You," his onetime collaborator Bette Midler took the same stage at the Barclays. Three months prior it was Neil Diamond who came home to the venue, singing nostalgically ...


  10. In Case You Missed It: Spring Will Awaken on Broadway AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Playbill

    ... on the 1985 novel by Iris Rainer Dart , which was turned into a hit tearjerker starring Barbara Hershey and Bette Midler as best - but very different - friends who go through changes over the decades. The stage production had its world premiere at ...


  11. Broadway-Bound Beaches, Starring Shoshana Bean and Whitney Bashor, Opens TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Playbill

    ... star Cee Cee Bloom, with Bashor as her lifelong friend, Bertie White. The roles were created on screen by Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey. The cast also includes Travis Taylor as John Perr, Nancy Voigts as Leona Bloom, Kelly Anne Clark as Rose ...


  12. DVD review: Midler does Joplin, sort ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | SFGate

    The original idea was to make a biopic about Janis Joplin . Bette Midler was offered the role and turned it down, and rather than find another actress, the producers decided to change the story and make the film about somebody like Janis Joplin, but also a lot like Better Midler.


  13. Barclays Center hosted Bette and Barry, finally getting its green...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Brooklynvegan

    ... at Nassau Coliseum . The first game will be October 9. Barclays also recently hosted a couple New York legends: Bette Midler , as well as her former piano man (and Williamsburg native), Barry Manilow . Were you there?


  14. This week in music: 1980Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KFVS12

    ... four spot with "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me." At number three the title song from the movie "The Rose" by Bette Midler. In the number two spot was one of the most played songs of the summer, "Funkytown" by Lipps Inc. And in a very a rare chart ...


  15. 'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 1st, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 |

    ... price of admission. The Miracle in Rogers Park keeps getting it right. 9. The Enduring Cultural Relevance Of Bette Midler. This summer has presented Chicago fans of the Divine Miss M with three reasons to recall her status as something of a show ...


  16. I Break for Bette Midler, The Devine Miss MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Daily Kos

    I saw a video this morning of her performing on Carson. I've never seen the video or heard the song.


  17. Sequel Bits: 'Jurassic World,' 'Fear the Walking Dead,' 'Hocus Pocus 2a 2Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | /film

    ... comedy beats. A rumor last year said that Hocus Pocus 2 was in development at Disney. That was killed off, but Bette Midler is evidently still hoping to make it happen. The star recently performed 'I Put a Spell on You' on stage, dressed in her ...


  18. Iris Rainer Dart Talks Bringing BEACHES From Page To Stage & Avoiding 'Sappy'Read the original story

    Monday Jun 29 |

    The creator of the novel upon which the West End premiere production of the new musical BEACHES, also based on the classic 1980s film of the same name starring Bette Midler , discusses the show as part of a brand new interview. Shedding light on the impetus for the novel upon which the film and the musical are based, Iris Rainer Dart shares of the real life connection between the story and her own relationship with her cousin, "We wrote to each other.


  19. Bette Midlera s Divine Intervention Tour On The Road With L-AcousticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | ProSoundWeb

    On her first run since 1994, Bette Midler is out on the "Divine Intervention" tour, which began May 8 at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood and finishes up July 19 at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Tour sound provider Solotech designed a system composed primarily of L-Acoustics K1 and K2 enclosures that works with Midler's complex stage design, as well as a pair of DiGiCo SD7 consoles for front of house and monitors that share a single SD-Rack.


  20. Bette Midler wows Madison Square Garden in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 |

    On June 25, musical sensation Bette Midler performed at New York 's Madison Square Garden , and she left the audience in total awe of her tremendous talent. She commenced her set with " Divine Intervention" and followed it up with such sassy vocals as "I Look Good" and "I've Still Got My Health."