By Michael Gioia
26 Oct 2012
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Mengers, who died in October 2011 from pneumonia, represented a long list of celebrities that included Candice Bergen, Peter Bogdanovich, Michael Caine, Dyan Cannon, Cher, Joan Collins, Brian De Palma, Faye Dunaway, Bob Fosse, Gene Hackman, Sidney Lumet, Ali MacGraw, Steve McQueen, Mike Nichols, Nick Nolte, Tatum O'Neal, Ryan O'Neal, Burt Reynolds, Cybill Shepherd, Barbra Streisand, Gore Vidal and Tuesday Weld, among others.
Midler, who has reportedly expressed interest in Logan's play, produced the recent Broadway musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert and been seen on Broadway in Bette! Divine Madness, Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue, Bette Midler and Fiddler on the Roof. She is a two-time Oscar nominee for "The Rose" and "For the Boys" and has also appeared on screen in "Gypsy," "Hocus Pocus" and "Beaches," among others. She received a Special Tony Award in 1974.