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Date Of Birth:
May 09, 1949 (65)
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Barbra Streisand Makes Music History with PARTNERS; It's Officially Her 10th #1 Album + 6 Decades on Top of the Charts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

It's official! Barbra Streisand is the voice of a lifetime, OUR lifetime. Legendary singer Barbra Streisand has made music history yet again- this time for having ten of her albums reach #1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Her latest album 'Partners,' was just released on September 16th from Columbia Records, and sold over 196,000+ copies in its first week. This makes Streisand the female artist with the most #1 albums and the first artist with #1's in each of the past six decades. It's no wonder she remains Broadway's greatest export. (more...)

It's Official: Barbra Streisand Makes History With No. 1 Album in Each of the Last Six Decades
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Barbra Streisand has done it. Her new duets album PARTNERS hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart as of the week ending September 21, having sold 196,000 copies. The singer is now the first to nab No. 1 albums in each of the last six decades. (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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

OSIRIS AND ISIS Opens at UChicago's Oriental Institute, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

CHICAGO (September 17, 2014) -The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago presents a preview showing of Osiris and Isis, a new evening-length story-ballet choreographed by Chicagoan Ron De Jesus and performed by his namesake company, Ron De Jesus Dance, inspired by the ancient Egyptian myth of Osiris, the god who was murdered by his brother, Seth, and resurrected by his loving wife, Isis. The preview is presented one night only in the Yelda Khorsabad Court of the Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th Street in Hyde Park, Friday, October 17 at 7 pm. (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...)

Barbra Streisand On Recording With Elvis Presley For PARTNERS
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 17, 2014

Internationally recognized industry icon Barbra Streisand releases a new duet album titled PARTNERS this week and a new promotional video featuring her discussing her posthumous duet with the legendary king of rock n roll himself, Elvis Presley, is now available to view. (more...)

VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Talks Instagram, PARTNERS, GYPSY as 'Swan Song' and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Barbra Streisand stopped by ETOnline to talk about her new album PARTNERS (out today, September 16), as well as joining Instagram, the possible upcoming GYPSY movie as her 'swan song' and more. Watch the interview below! (more...)

Prima Donnettes, 'NEVER MARRY A GIRL WITH COLD FEET' and More Set for FST's 2014-15 Cabaret Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Florida Studio Theatre announces its 2014-2015 Cabaret season. Starting off the season are the full-bodied vocal stylings in Dancing in the Street with the Prima Donnettes. Next up is the heartfelt and unforgettable music of American Pie. Concluding the season is the entertaining and honest Never Marry a Girl With Cold Feet: And Other Life Lessons from Vaudeville. (more...)

VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Talks New Album 'Partners' & Much More on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Jimmy talked to the singer about her album Partners, and she recalled her last Tonight Show appearance circa 50 years ago. Then, Jimmy admits he's surprised how she's not the flashy diva people expect her to be, and why she didn't sing for 27 years. (more...)

VIDEO: Barbra Streisand & Jimmy Fallon Sing Medley of Duets & More on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Below, watch Streisand sing a medley of duets from her new album with host Jimmy Fallon standing in for Elvis, Blake Shelton, and Michael Buble! (more...)

Stevie Wonder Talks Working With Barbra Streisand On PARTNERS
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 16, 2014

Legendary 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 Stevie Wonder on the FUNNY GIRL classic 'People' is now available to view. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Barbra Streisand's Appearance on Tonight's JIMMY FALLON!
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Tonight, NBC's 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' will welcome Barbra Streisand for a night of talk, comedy and performance to celebrate the upcoming release of her new album 'Partners.' (more...)

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