The Verdict: Critics Review I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers Starring Bette Midler

John Logan's I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers, the one-woman play starring award-winning singer and actress Bette Midler, officially opened April 24 at Broadway's Booth Theatre.

Bette Midler
Bette Midler (Photo by Richard Termine)

Directed by Tony winner Joe Mantello (Wicked, Assassins, Take Me Out), the production casts Midler as the legendary Hollywood agent Sue Mengers (1932-2011). The intermissionless play is set in 1981 in the living room of Mengers' Beverly Hills home.

The critics have filed their reviews, and has collected them for our readers. Click through to read them all. will continue to update our list as the reviews come in.

AM New York

Associated Press


Bloomberg News

The Chicago Tribune

Entertainment Weekly

The Hollywood Reporter

Los Angeles Times


New York Daily News

New York Magazine

New York Post

The New York Times

Time Out New York

USA Today

The Village Voice


Tickets, priced $82-$142, are also available by calling (212) 239-6200 or visiting The Booth Theatre is located at 222 W. 45th St.


Watch's opening night interview with Bette below.