DVR Alert - Barbra Streisand & Alec Baldwin to Perform on NBC's TONIGHT SHOW
NBC has announced that on Thursday, August 25th, Barbra Streisand and Alec Baldwin will appear for the full hour and perform on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON. The duo perform the song "The Best Thing That Ever Has Happened" from Stephen Sondheim's ROAD SHOW on Streisand's forthcoming new album "ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway" dropping August 26th.
The new album will feature 10 new Streisand duets of Broadway classics with some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. The inspired new musical pairings include Alec Baldwin, Antonio Banderas, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Seth MacFarlane, Melissa McCarthy, Chris Pine, Daisy Ridley, Patrick Wilson, and a spectacular virtual duet with Anthony Newley.
Streisand is the only artist ever to receive Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Directors Guild of America, Golden Globe, National Medal of Arts and Peabody Awards and France's Légion d'Honneur as well as the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award. She is also the first female film director to receive the KENNEDY Center Honors. In 2015, President Barack Obama presented her with the highest civilian honor the United States bestows, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
She won Oscars for both Best Actress ("Funny Girl") and Best Original Song (for her composition of "Evergreen" which has since become a standard.) She also was nominated for Best Actress for "The Way We Were." The three films she directed received 14 Oscar nominations. Her recordings have earned her ten Grammy Awards, including and Grammy's Lifetime Achievement and Legend Awards.
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