June 10, 2016, 10:00am
On the heels of her first appearance at The Tonys since 1970, Columbia Records has announced Barbra Streisand’s “ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway” album will debut on August 26th, 2016, featuring 10 new Streisand duets of Broadway classics with some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. The inspired new musical pairings on “ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway” include Alec Baldwin, Antonio Banderas, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Seth MacFarlane, Melissa McCarthy, Chris Pine, Daisy Ridley, Patrick Wilson, … Read more »
June 01, 2016, 2:25pm
By Michael Paulson – The New York Times.
The last time Barbra Streisand appeared on the Tony Awards, Richard M. Nixon was president and the Beatles had just broken up.
Now, 46 years later, she’s coming back. Ms. Streisand has agreed to appear as a presenter at this year’s Tonys.
Details were scant on Wednesday: Organizers of the awards would not say what exactly Ms. Streisand would be presenting on the June 12 broadcast.
But the announcement was … Read more »
May 25, 2016, 5:54pm
Barbra wanted to share this charming video with her fans. Congrats to Hope Griswold for graduating!
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May 25, 2016, 10:00am
LOS ANGELES, Monday, May 16, 2016 Barbra Streisand, who last year became the only recording artist or group to achieve #1 albums in each of six decades, will bring her legendary live performances to 9 cities in August, it was announced today by her longtime manager Marty Erlichman. Streisand will perform her hits from each decade plus songs from her new album, ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, celebrating a career of unparalleled creative achievement. Every ticket purchased online … Read more »
May 24, 2016, 3:05pm
Barbra & Sammie want to remind you that tickets for Barbra’s tour The Music… The Mem’ries… The Magic! go on sale tomorrow morning at 10 am local time.
Every ticket purchased online includes a CD of Streisand’s new album, which will be released later this year.
The tour dates include:
August 2 – Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center – Tickets
August 4 – San Jose, … Read more »
May 03, 2016, 4:53am
By Neal Gabler – The LA Times.
Barbra Streisand just turned 74, which may make her a grande dame to the generation in which she came of age and quite possibly a relic to a generation of millennials who may scarcely know her, except possibly as their grandparents’ Adele.
That is not an unfair comparison. You could say that Adele is the Streisand of our time, a performer who has the same stratospheric vocal talent Streisand has and draws … Read more »
March 06, 2016, 4:48pm
By BEN SISARIO – The New York Times.
Of the thousands of lyrics, tapes and correspondence in the Bob Dylan Archive, one of the more intriguing items is a handwritten card from Barbra Streisand, postmarked November 1978, in which she thanks Mr. Dylan for sending flowers and suggests that they make a record together.
There is no evidence in the archive of a response from Mr. Dylan. But after seeing an article about the archive last week in The New … Read more »
December 09, 2015, 5:14pm
By Rebecca Ford – The Hollywood Reporter
“The more we support each other, the stronger we become,” said the performer who received the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at THR’s Women in Entertainment event on Dec. 9.
At The Hollywood Reporter’s 2015 Women in Entertainment breakfast Wednesday morning, Barbra Streisand encouraged women to work together — rather than against each other.
“We have to join forces. Women are nurturers, just by our physiology,” she told the audience while receiving the Sherry … Read more »
December 04, 2015, 1:52pm
News release issued by producer Gil Netter on PRNewswire, December 3.
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Barbra Streisand has come aboard to direct “CATHERINE THE GREAT,” written by Kristina Lauren Anderson, it is announced by Gil Netter who will produce. With Streisand helming and Netter producing, casting is now underway.
The film is about a young, sensual Catherine trapped into an abusive marriage with the heir to the Russian throne. But, when her inept husband proves incapable of … Read more »
November 18, 2015, 5:29pm
WASHINGTON, DC – President Barack Obama named seventeen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.
President Obama said, “I look forward to presenting these 17 distinguished Americans with our nation’s highest civilian honor. From public servants who … Read more »