Bette Midler joined with her Hocus Pocus hosts Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy for a Friday reunion to support the New York Restoration Project.
The 74-year-old actress fully dressed up and disguised herself as the witch Winifred ‘Winnie’ Sanderson in Disney’s 1993 Hocus Pocus movie when the three stars performed in front of the blue screen.
The trio is back in action to help raise funds for the New York Restoration Project (NYRP), which helps create parks and green spaces in under-resourced communities in New York City.
Glimpse: Bette Midler, 74, shared the final photo from her Hocus Pocus reunion with Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy on Friday ahead of their show at the Restoration Project benefit New York
Midler’s photo shows her making a sinister gesture while flashing cartoon dentures, while Najimy and Parker seem to be pulling something invisible.
The stage legends wear green and purple outfits, while the other actresses are all dressed in red and orange with purple dresses.
‘It’s time! Midler wrote, before prompting her 1.2 million followers to sign up at 8 p.m. ET.
After the show, the First Wives Club star shared a post on her Instagram Stories to thank her viewers.
‘THANK to everyone who watched, participated in, or jointly created #HocusPocus #NYRPHulaween to benefit @nyrp,’ she wrote.
‘I am amazed at the outpouring of love and goodwill for the return of the Sanderson Sisters, the outstanding witch!’
‘Astonished’: Following the show, the First Wives Club star shared a text post in her Instagram Stories to thank viewers
On Monday, Sarah Jessica Parker posted three photos from her recent Hocus Pocus reunion to advertise the benefit on Instagram.
“The candle has been lit,” the 55-year-old actress said in the caption. ‘For the best possible reason. Donate [New York Restoration Project]. ”
Parker, who played Sarah Sanderson in the 1993 Disney movie, added: ‘We laughed, did mischief, and even sang a little song that might be familiar.
Advertising: On Monday, Sarah Jessica Parker, 55, posted three photos from the reunion
She tagged the #NYRPHulaween post and added: $ 10 ticket and all the details available with a link to the project’s website, adding another pair of photos from the promo shoot.
The post comes a day after Midler shared a photo of the trio dressed as the Sanderson sisters in the movie to promote the event on the eve of Halloween.
Midler posted the photo on her Instagram and included it: ‘3 of your favorite witches – @sarahjessicaparker @kathynajimy & ME – will be back for 1 night on October 30 at 8p ET! ”
She added: ‘In Search of the Sanderson Sisters’ was the most amazing thing that happened to #Halloween since Hocus Pocus + Reeses Pieces. ”
Flutter: Parker played Sarah Sanderson in the 1993 Disney film
Happy day: She talked about the outing, ‘We laughed, did mischief and even sang a little song that might be familiar’
Hocus Pocus: On Sunday, Midler shared a photo of her, Najimy and Parker back dressed as the Sanderson sisters to promote a charity fundraiser.
New York restoration project. The non-profit organization was founded by Midler and partners with communities to ensure that all New Yorkers have access to the benefits of nature, through working with environmental equity.
In Search of the Sanderson Sisters: A Hocus Pocus Hulaween Takeover will be an hour-long virtual broadcast hosted by Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.
Also expected to appear are celebrities like Glenn Close, Jennifer Hudson, Adam Lambert, John Stamos, Meryl Streep, Billy Crystal, Martin Short and Sarah Silverman.
For a good reason: ‘In Search of the Sanderson Sisters: A Hocus Pocus Hulaween Takeover will be an hour-long virtual broadcast hosted by Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.
Tickets cost $ 10 and are also available for Hocus Pocus-themed merchandise for purchase.
Hocus Pocus was released in 1993, and the comedy follows the Sanderson sisters returning from the dead to persecute Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween.
The film is directed by Kenny Ortega and has become a hit classic, especially on Halloween, although it was initially a commercial flop and was met with mixed reviews from home. criticize.
Classic cult: Hocus Pocus was released in 1993 and the comedy follows the Sanderson sisters returning from the dead to terrorize Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween.