Show Business: Midler: Make Me a Legend!

On Broadway and in the movies, Miss M is packing 'em in

What's that angry green parrot doing on top of that mound of cotton-candy hair? And who is that in such an enormous wedding dress, balancing the cake, complete with bride and groom, on top of her head? Isn't the answer obvious by now? She is, as she announces in the opening number of her new Broadway show, "the big noise from Winnetka." She does not, in fact, come from Winnetka, but Bette Midler is the biggest noise—and one of the biggest talents—of the...

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