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Sara Bareilles & Bette Midler Are Breaking Broadway Records!

It looks like women are ruling Broadway right now and Sara Bareilles and Bette Midler have broken records during the first days of their runs on the Great White Way!

Sara joined the cast of the musical Waitress, the show she wrote the music for, on Friday (March 31) and played four shows this weekend. All four shows were sold out and Saturday night’s performance brought in $180,000, the most amount of money that has ever been grossed for a single performance at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, according to Deadline.

Bette just started previews in the revival of the classic musical Hello, Dolly! and she played seven performances this past week, bringing in a gross of $1.96 million. This is the highest grossing week ever for the Shubert Theatre, and the show reached this milestone with only seven performances. Matilda, which held the previous Shubert record of $1.9 million, achieved the feat with nine performances. The standard Broadway week includes eight shows.

Make sure to get your tickets now to see Waitress and Hello, Dolly! before they’re not available any longer!

Bette Midler Shares First Photo from 'Hello Dolly' on Broadway!

Bette Midler is about to make her big return to Broadway in the revival of the musical Hello, Dolly! and the first photo has been revealed!

The Grammy-winning entertainer is appearing in a Broadway musical for the first time since the 1960s when she appeared in the original production of Fiddler on the Roof.

“Here I am for the first time as Dolly! Performances begin tomorrow #HelloDolly!” Bette tweeted before the final dress rehearsal.

Tickets have been selling out fast for the show, so get yours now before you can’t anymore!

Bette Midler Dresses Up as Her 'Hocus Pocus' Character For Halloween!

Bette Midler provided the ultimate Halloween throwback and dressed up like her Hocus Pocus character for her annual Hulaween Party on Friday (October 28) at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

The 70-year-old actress pulled out all the stops to recreate her character Winifred from the 1993 flick!

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Bette recently opened up about her surprise that there hasn’t been a sequel to hugely popular flick.

“For the life of me, I can’t understand why there’s not a sequel,” she told Billboard.

Bette added, “You don’t get to see women doing slapstick too much, and in the movie you can see that we’re having a blast…All the shackles were off…and we were allowed to be as wild as we wanted to be. It was a perfect storm of fun.”

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Bette Midler's 'Hello, Dolly!' Breaks Broadway Records on First Day of Sale!

It looks like Bette Midler‘s upcoming revival of Hello, Dolly! is Broadway’s hottest new ticket!

On the first day of sale over the weekend, the show brought in a record breaking $9,082,497. This number gives the show the best first day of sales in the history of Broadway!

Hello, Dolly! is set to begin previews on March 15, 2017 at The Shubert Theatre. Opening night is set for April 20.

Broadway vets Kate Baldwin, Gavin Creel, and Jennifer Simard are also set to star in the musical. Grab your tickets while you still can!

Bette Midler Apologizes for Insensitive Caitlyn Jenner Joke

Bette Midler has issued an apology for her tweet about Caitlyn Jenner that many people found to be insensitive.

The legendary entertainer has since-deleted a tweet that said, “Now that I Am Cait has been cancelled, will she go back to being Bruce? Will Kris take him back? Do I smell a re-wedding?!”

Bette was accused of being transphobic for her tweet, in which she misgendered Caitlyn.

“Dear friends @HRC, whom I have always supported. Sorry last tweet offended. An idle musing. I seem to have misread the temper of the times,” she wrote in an apology.

'The Voice' 2016: Season 11's Celeb Mentors Revealed!

The eleventh season of The Voice is set to premiere with a special episode during the Olympics next month and the celeb mentors for the battle round have been announced.

The four coaches for the upcoming season are returnees Adam Levine and Blake Shelton along with newbies Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys.

Miley has some experience on the show as she was the guest advisor during the knockout round in the previous season and she got to provide her expertise to all four teams.

Click through the slideshow to meet the four celeb mentors…

Bette Midler & Marc Jacobs Team Up for Met Gala 2016

Bette Midler arrives on the red carpet at the 2016 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 2) in New York City.

The actress was joined by designer Marc Jacobs at the annual fashion event, and the two were seen laughing together as they posed for pictures.

Bette wore a custom Marc Jacobs silver three-quarter length sleeve circle embroidered gown.

This year’s Costume Institute Gala Benefit – celebrating the opening of the Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology exhibition – is co-chaired by Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Vogue editor Anna Wintour, and Apple exec Jonathan Ive.

FYI: Marc is wearing a bespoke Huntsman suit.

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