Bette Midler Set to Perform a Song from Mary Poppins Returns at the Oscars. The acclaimed singer, actress, and producer is best known by Disney Fans for her role as Winifred Sanderson in Hocus Pocus.
Bette’s career has spanned decades and many different forms of media including, song writing, singing, producing, acting and even Broadway! She has won numerous prestigious awards including: 3 Grammy’s, 3 Emmy’s, 2 Tony Awards, and 4 Golden Globes. She is also the recipient of 4 Gold, 3 Platinum, and 3 Multi-Platinum albums by RIAA.
The Hocus Pocus star will be performing “The Place Where Lost Things Go”, the beautiful and heart-wrenching piece from Mary Poppins Returns. Bette Midler made the public announcement via her Twitter account.
So, (drum roll) Ladies and Gentlemen, I will be chanteusing (that's singing) on the Oscars on Feb 24…the nominated song from "Mary Poppins"…"The Place Where Lost Things Go" …so excited!!
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) February 17, 2019
Bette is not the only one who is excited! Fans from all over the world are eager to hear her sing and watch her performance. A few fans have even said this act alone is what will draw them to view The Oscars this year. There are several other films by Disney and its affiliate companies, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, and Pixar in contention for their own Academy Awards, but Mary Poppins Returns has been nominated for 4 Academy Awards:
- Costume Design
- Original Score
- Original Song
- Production Design
We can not wait to see Bette Midler take the stage and perform this wonderful piece that is bound to join the countless other Disney Classics in due time. The Oscars will air Sunday, February 24, 2019 on ABC starting at 8 PM EST/5 PM PST.
Photo Credit: Disney/Jonathan Pushnik
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