By Rito P. Asilo
Bette Davis and Marilyn Monroe—or, more appropriately, Carol Kane and Louisa Bradshaw, who played the legendary actresses—had a lot of gasp-inducing revelations when we watched the stage productions, “The Lying Lesson” and “Siren’s Heart,” in New York.
By Nestor U. Torre
We hastened to catch the current film, “Parental Guidance,” at our favorite cineplex, because we usually enjoy the screen performances of its stars, Billy Crystal and Bette Midler.
By Ruben V. Nepales
In our latest encounter with the Divine Miss M in Manhattan, we told her that we knew a Filipino talent (Behn Cervantes) who performed with her in stage productions at the University of Hawaii, back when she was a girl raring to spread her wings. That inspired Bette Midler to muse about those early days in her native Hawaii, before she moved to New York and eventually went on to become an award-winning singer and actress.