THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Scandalous Composer David Friedman Shares His Theatregoing Experiences

By Andrew Gans
31 Jul 2013

Bette Midler in The Divine Miss M


"I felt privileged to see Bette's first Broadway appearance. She was so gifted, so raw, so driven, so entertaining, and when she gave her pianist, Barry Manilow, a chance to sing a couple of songs at the top of Act II, you knew that he, too, was headed for stardom."