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Patience pays off with entry to Midler's fun performance

By Wayne Harada

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 05, 2013

~~<p><strong>NEW YORK &raquo;</strong> It came down to the wire. For a while, it looked like I'd not be able to catch local girl <strong>Bette Midler's</strong> one-woman Broadway show, &quot;I'll Eat You Last,&quot; because it was sold out for the time frame I had. Success seemed elusive.</p>
<p>But I deliberately kept one night open &mdash; last Tuesday &mdash; and managed to secure other shows like &quot;Matilda,&quot; &quot;Motown: The Musical,&quot; &quot;The Nance,&quot; &quot;Rodgers &amp; Hammerstein's Cinderella&quot; and the Shakesperean &quot;Macbeth&quot; (reduced to a lone actor, <strong>Alan Cumming</strong>, playing all of the major roles).</p>
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NEW YORK » It came down to the wire. For a while, it looked like I'd not be able to catch local girl Bette Midler's one-woman Broadway show, "I'll Eat You Last," because it was sold out for the time frame I had. Success seemed elusive.

But I deliberately kept one night open — last Tuesday — and managed to secure other shows like "Matilda," "Motown: The Musical," "The Nance," "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" and the Shakesperean "Macbeth" (reduced to a lone actor, Alan Cumming, playing all of the major roles). Login for more...



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