Bette Midler — Broadway, “Beaches,” and Beyond: INTERVIEW

With only a handful of days before she “waves her little hand and whispers, so long dearie” to Broadway’s Hello Dolly, Bette Midler sat down with Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts for an “exit interview.”

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Bette gets personal about the way this Broadway experience changed her life; what brought her back to the role of Dolly for a final farewell; and what makes Beaches such an enduring film thirty years later.

 

“We feel the room swayin’
For the band’s playin’
One of your old fav’rite songs from ‘way back when”

 

Loyal readers of theOUTfront know the Divine Miss M is one of our favorite people to write about and whose work and contributions to our Community we are a proud to celebrate.  In case you missed them, 

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If you don’t already follow Bette on Twitter @BetteMidler (she’s as fabulously outrageous as you’d imagine!) and on Facebook

“Promise you’ll never go away again!”

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