Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Jewish Business News

Culture & Art

Bette Midler steals the show at the Tony Awards

Bette Midler took home her first Best Actress award in 43 years, for her role in the Musical Hello, Dolly! At 2017 Tony Award.


Bette Midler took home her first Best Actress award in 43 years, for her role in the Musical Hello, Dolly! At 2017 Tony Awards.

The ceremony, Sunday night at New York’s iconic Radio Music Hall, was an event Divine Miss M’s had waited since she started acting in 1967. And she had a lot of people to thank.

Please help us out :
Will you offer us a hand? Every gift, regardless of size, fuels our future.
Your critical contribution enables us to maintain our independence from shareholders or wealthy owners, allowing us to keep up reporting without bias. It means we can continue to make Jewish Business News available to everyone.
You can support us for as little as $1 via PayPal at
Thank you.

“I can’t remember when I had so much smoke blown up my arse. It’s full. This is it. It’s the icing on the cake!” she said in an acceptance speech. Bette refused to leave the stage.


The statement and the list went on so long even the usual “get off the stage music” started. Midler shouted over the music “Shut that crap off.” The music stopped immediately.



Then she said: “I just want to say that ‘revival’ is an interesting word. It means something was near death and brought back to life. Hello, Dolly! never really went away. It’s in our DNA. It’s optimism. It’s democracy. It’s color. It’s hilarity. Come and see it. It’s not just me. This thing can lift your spirits in these terrible times.”

Bette Midler ended her speech by giving her thanks to the Broadway divas across history. As Midler finally left the stage, the crowd rose in a standing ovation.



You May Also Like

World News

In the 15th Nov 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         A new Israeli treatment brings hope to relapsed leukemia...


The Movie The Professional is what made Natalie Portman a Lolita.


After two decades without a rating system in Israel, at the end of 2012 an international tender for hotel rating was published.  Invited to place bids...

VC, Investments

You may not become a millionaire, but there is a lot to learn from George Soros.