Bette Midler Celebrates One Year of the Showgirl Must Go On with More Tickets for Sale

Bette Midler at The Colesseum at Caesars PalaceSince February 2008, the “people’s diva” has been giving her fans everything they want and more – including plenty of hits and glitz – in her spectacular Vegas show, The Showgirl Must Go On. Now celebrating one year of success, Bette Midler is continuing her 2009 schedule at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace with 22 additional performances from May 27 through June 28, 2009.

Over the past year, The Showgirl Must Go On has continuously been on top of the Billboard BoxScore Concert Sales charts and has celebrated sold-out houses and critical-acclaim. Daily Variety called the show “a razzle dazzle spectacular,” The Los Angeles Times proclaimed, “Bette Midler is brash, funny, schmaltzy, surprising, poignant, charming, provocative, witty, bawdy and, of course, Divine,” and the New York Daily News says Miss M. “hits the jackpot” with the most exciting show of her career.

“The Showgirl Must Go On is not only the biggest show of my career – it’s the biggest show in the history of show business,” said Bette Midler. “I can’t believe I’ve already been in Vegas for a year, but if you haven’t seen me yet, get your butt down here. I am giving Sin City a roasting and toasting she’ll never forget.”

On Friday, Feb. 20 – The Showgirl’s official one-year anniversary – the following performance dates for The Showgirl Must Go On will be available for sale:

  • May 27, 29, 30, 31
  • June 2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 20, 21, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28

Ticket prices for The Showgirl Must Go On start at $95 and can be purchased by calling 1-877-7BETTEM (723-8836) or logging on to, keyword “Bette Midler”. Tickets may also be purchased in person at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box Office, which is open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The Showgirl Must Go On is performed approximately 100 times a year, five nights per week at 7:30 p.m.; the show is dark on Mondays and Thursdays. Visit for more information on The Showgirl Must Go On at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. For additional information on The Divine Miss M., please visit her Web site