Barbra Streisand News

Date Of Birth:
April 24, 1942 (72)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender:
Female
BWW Reviews: Valerie Perri Makes Cabaret Debut with David Burnham in TOGETHER AGAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME
by Don Grigware - Sep 23, 2014

Actors/singers David Burnham and Valerie Perri were critically acclaimed costars of Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Sunset Boulevard last season, but they have never sung together in cabaret until now. Together Again For the First Time premiered at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal on Sunday September 21, and with the opening number 'It's a Grand Night for Broadway' to the strains of 'Its a Grand Night for Singing', no finer words could appraise the evening. Accompanied on the piano and at various points in song by superior musical director Mark Vogel the trio knocked it out of the park. (more...)

BC/EFA's 28th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Raises $713,986
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Broadway fans found everything from rare opening night gifts to classic original Playbills, met their favorite stars and bid on once-in-a-life-time experiences to push the grand total raised Sunday, September 21, 2014, at the 28th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction to an all-time high of $713,986, for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Actor's Express Presents Simply Barbra 10/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Actor's Express celebrates Atlanta Pride weekend with Simply Barbra starring Steven Brinberg. Brinberg has travelled the world with his acclaimed vocal performance of Barbra Streisand for over a decade. Performances are October 10th and 11th at 8 PM. (more...)

Barbra Streisand's PARTNERS Is #1 On iTunes, Set To Make Recording History
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 20, 2014

World renowned stage and screen superstar Barbra Streisand released a new duet album titled PARTNERS this week and the album is currently #1 on iTunes, where it will make history for Streisand if it remains at the top. (more...)

Babyface Talks Working With Barbra Streisand On PARTNERS
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 20, 2014

Iconic stage and screen superstar Barbra Streisand is set to release a new duet album titled PARTNERS later this week and a new promotional video featuring her duet with Babyface on her Academy Award-winning 'Evergreen' from A STAR IS BORN is now available to view. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: September 13-19
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 19, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include opening night of LOVE LETTERS, Barbra Streisand on Jimmy Fallon, the American Theatre Wing's Annual Gala honoring Dame Angela Lansbury, and more! (more...)

Public Theater Extends Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM Through 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Due to popular demand, The Public Theater has extended Bridget Everett's critically acclaimed ROCK BOTTOM at Joe's Pub to Thursday, October 16. Created by Bridget Everett, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz, and Matt Ray, and directed by Scott Wittman, this shockingly funny and moving new show began performances on September 9 and was originally slated to close on October 11. ROCK BOTTOM was originally commissioned as part of the Joe's Pub 2013 New York Voices series. (more...)

Barbra Streisand to Make History With No. 1 Album in Past Six Decades!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Legendary singer Barbra Streisand is about to make music history according to Billboard.com. (more...)

Barbra Streisand & Andrea Bocelli Talk Duetting On PARTNERS
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 19, 2014

World renowned stage and screen superstar Barbra Streisand releases a new duet album titled PARTNERS this week and a new promotional video featuring her duet with Andrea Bocelli on the emotionally epic 'I Can Still See Your Face' is now available to view. (more...)

Watch Rosie O'Donnell's Exclusive Interview with Barbra Streisand on THE VIEW
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

'I think as everybody knows, my favorite human on the planet is Barbra Streisand,' said returning VIEW host Rosie O'Donnell, who had the pleasure of sitting down with the legendary singer this week to talk about her new album 'Partners.' (more...)

VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Talks New Album 'Partners' & More on GMA
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Legendary singer Barbra Streisand sat down with GOOD MORNING AMERICA's Robin Roberts to talk about the inspiration behind her new duets album and the downside of fame. (more...)

Barbra Streisand, Il Divo & More Among Legacy's Classic Christmas Album Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Legacy Recordings' Classic Christmas Album series rings in this year's holiday season with new collections by Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Il Divo, Perry Como, Johnny Mathis (more...)

Steve Aoki and Pink Martini Join Daniel Pearl World Music Days Honorary Committee
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Internationally renowned artists Steve Aoki and Pink Martini have joined the Honorary Committee for the 13 th Annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days, a global network of performances organized by the Daniel Pearl Foundation. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/18/14 - LOVE LETTERS, FOUND, TAIL! SPIN! and THE MUSIC MAN!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 18, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: LOVE LETTERS welcomes its first duo to the Broadway stage tonight, Shirley Jones and Patrick Cassidy take THE MUSIC MAN on tour, TAIL! SPIN!, FOUND and ALMOST HOME begin off-Broadway and more! (more...)

Behind The Scenes With Barbra Streisand & Josh Groban On PARTNERS
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 18, 2014

Legendary stage and screen superstar Barbra Streisand releases a new duet album titled PARTNERS this week and a new promotional video featuring her duet with Josh Groban on the WEST SIDE STORY showstopper 'Somewhere' is now available to view. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Barbra Streisand & Burt Bacharach's Dynamic Duets
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 18, 2014

Today we are turning our attention to a sensational TV special featuring music icons Barbra Streisand and Burt Bacharach in honor of this week's release of Streisand's PARTNERS. (more...)

Barbra Streisand's PARTNERS on Track to Hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Barbra Streisand's latest album PARTNERS already soared to No. 1 on Amazon.com, and now according to Billboard.com, the duets CD is projected to hit the top slot on the Billboard 200 by the end of this week (as of September 21). This would be Streisand's 10th No. 1 album on the chart. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 17th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 17, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. '50 Shades' joins the fall-winter lineup at the Broadway Playhouse, 'Stomp' and 'Rain' join BIC, Halloween musicals begin, two sketch musicals at pH, the Muellers and Mason headline FWD's gala, Weill and Porter shows prepare to open, and Barbra goes for six straight decades! (more...)

Spirit Music Group Secures Significant Capital From Fortress Credit Corp. To Fund Major Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Spirit Music Group, one of the world's leading independent music publishing companies, announced today that it has obtained $50 million in new capital commitments from Fortress Credit Corp., to pursue its expansion plans. This investment brings Spirit's total capital raised since 2012 to more than $100 million. (more...)

Barbra Streisand's 'Partners' Soars to Number 1 on Amazon Following TONIGHT SHOW Appearance
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Looks like Barbra Streisand's hour-long appearance on Monday night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON has paid off for the legendary singer. (more...)

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