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Barbra Streisand

 
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bio:
With a career spanning over six decades, she has achieved success in multiple fields of entertainment, and is among the few performers awarded an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (EGOT). Streisand began her career by performing in nightclubs and Broadway theaters in the early 1960s. Following her ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: April 24, 1942 (80)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Bio:
With a career spanning over six decades, she has achieved success in multiple fields of entertainment, and is among the few performers awarded an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (EGOT). Streisand began her career by performing in nightclubs and Broadway theaters in the early 1960s. Following her ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Production, 1966
Fanny Brice
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Fanny Brice
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
Miss Marmelstein
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1961
Performer
Performer

Photos

Nicolas King & Barbra Streisand Photo

Nicolas King & Barbra Streisand

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Date:
03/06/2021
Barbra Streisand in Concert on August 3, 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York Ci Photo

Barbra Streisand in Concert on August 3, 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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Date:
12/28/2019
Barbra Streisand Theatre Marquee for her August 3, 2019 Concert at Madison Square Gar Photo

Barbra Streisand Theatre Marquee for her August 3, 2019 Concert at Madison Square Garden, Barbra back in her Garden the first time in 13 years!, in Times Square, NYC. on August 1, 2019 in New York City.

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Date:
12/28/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
London Production, 1966
Fanny Brice

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Fanny Brice

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
Miss Marmelstein

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1961
Performer

Performer

Barbra Streisand Biography

With a career spanning over six decades, she has achieved success in multiple fields of entertainment, and is among the few performers awarded an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (EGOT).

Streisand began her career by performing in nightclubs and Broadway theaters in the early 1960s. Following her guest appearances on various television shows, she signed to Columbia Records, insisting that she retain full artistic control, and accepting lower pay in exchange, an arrangement that continued throughout her career, and released her debut The Barbra Streisand Album (1963), which won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Throughout her recording career, Streisand has topped the US Billboard 200 chart with 11 albums‚ÄĒa record for a woman‚ÄĒincluding People (1964), The Way We Were (1974), Guilty (1980), and The Broadway Album (1985). She also achieved five number-one singles on the US Billboard Hot 100‚ÄĒ"The Way We Were", "Evergreen", "You Don't Bring Me Flowers", "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)", and "Woman in Love".

Following her established recording success in the 1960s, Streisand ventured into film by the end of that decade. She starred in the critically acclaimed Funny Girl (1968), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. Additional fame followed with films including the extravagant musical Hello, Dolly! (1969), the screwball comedy What's Up, Doc? (1972), and the romantic drama The Way We Were (1973). Streisand won a second Academy Award for writing the love theme from A Star Is Born (1976), the first woman to be honored as a composer. With the release of Yentl (1983), Streisand became the first woman to write, produce, direct, and star in a major studio film. The film won an Oscar for Best Score and a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Musical. Streisand also received the Golden Globe Award for Best Director, becoming the first (and for 37 years, the only) woman to win that award. Streisand later directed The Prince of Tides (1991) and The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996).

With sales exceeding 150 million records worldwide, Streisand is one of the best-selling recording artists of all time. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), she is the highest-certified female artist in the United States, with 68.5 million certified album units tying with Mariah Carey. Billboard ranked Streisand as the greatest female artist on the Billboard 200 chart and the top Adult Contemporary female artist of all time. Her accolades include two Academy Awards, 10 Grammy Awards including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the Grammy Legend Award, five Emmy Awards, four Peabody Awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and nine Golden Globes.

Barbra Streisand Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1964 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Barbra Streisand, Funny Girl
 
Tony Awards - 1962 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Barbra Streisand, I Can Get It for You Wholesale

Barbra Streisand News

Mike Stoller & Corky Hale Present Josephine Beavers Live At The Catalina Jazz Club, M Photo Mike Stoller & Corky Hale Present Josephine Beavers Live At The Catalina Jazz Club, May 25
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022

Mike Stoller & Corky Hale present Josephine Beavers with live at The Catalina Jazz Club, May 25, 2022 at 7:00pm.

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Surprises WICKED Star Talia Suskauer on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW Photo VIDEO: Idina Menzel Surprises WICKED Star Talia Suskauer on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022

Broadway's Tony Award-winning original Elphaba, Idina Menzel, stopped by The Kelly Clarkson Show for a surprise visit with the Broadway production's current green girl, Talia Suskauer.

Idina Menzel Launches New Clothing Line Photo Idina Menzel Launches New Clothing Line
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Idina Menzel has launched a new clothing line called Encore!

Fran Drescher Reveals Details About Upcoming Musical Adaptation of THE NANNY Photo Fran Drescher Reveals Details About Upcoming Musical Adaptation of THE NANNY
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022

Fran Drescher dished on the upcoming musical adaptation of The Nanny, that has been in the works for over two years.

Josephine Beavers Will Make West Coast Debut at Catalina Jazz Club Photo Josephine Beavers Will Make West Coast Debut at Catalina Jazz Club
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022

Singer Josephine Beavers, the Chicago vocalist who has been generating national press coverage for resuming her career in her middle years, will make her major West Coast debut at the Catalina Jazz Club on Wed., May 25 at 8:30 P.M.  She is being presented by Mike Stoller (of Leiber-Stoller) and his wife Corky Hale, and Corky will also make a special guest appearance.  Beavers will be accompanied on piano by her musical director, Ed Vodicka.

BWW Interview: Chatting with Blake McIver Ewing on Musical Theatre, Performing and Mo Photo BWW Interview: Chatting with Blake McIver Ewing on Musical Theatre, Performing and More!
by Jared Fessler - May 17, 2022

Recovering Child Co-Star from Full House, The Little Rascals, Hey Arnold, Recess, Ragtime the Musical and more! Recently seen on BRAVO's The People's Couch and the series finale of Fuller House! He is also a vocal coach and podcaster!

Liam Forde to Celebrate Debut Album GREAT TO BE HERE at Birdland Photo Liam Forde to Celebrate Debut Album GREAT TO BE HERE at Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

BIRDLAND THEATER¬†will present pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter¬†Liam Forde¬†‚Äď celebrating the release of his first album¬†Great to Be Here¬†‚Äď on¬†Monday, June 13¬†at¬†8:30 PM.

BWW Interview: Ann Hampton Callaway of FEVER!  THE PEGGY LEE CENTURY at 54 Below Photo BWW Interview: Ann Hampton Callaway of FEVER! THE PEGGY LEE CENTURY at 54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - May 14, 2022

As a part of her legacy series honoring great women in music, Ann Hampton Callaway focuses on Peggy Lee.

Photos: Marc Shaiman Is Debbie Gravitte's PLUS 1 At Birdland Photo Photos: Marc Shaiman Is Debbie Gravitte's PLUS 1 At Birdland
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

On Monday, May 9, Tony Award-winner Debbie Gravitte stormed the Birdland stage with another episode of her series ‚ÄúPlus 1,‚ÄĚ with very special guest, songwriter Marc Shaiman.¬†

Beck Center for the Arts Announces 2022-2023 Season
by Marissa Tomeo - May 11, 2022

Beck Center for the Arts¬†is pleased to announce its¬†2022-2023¬†Professional Theater Season,¬†the 89th¬†season which includes Tony Award¬ģ Winners, comedies, dramas, return of the blockbuster¬†Elf the Musical,¬†and¬†the twelfth collaboration with¬†Baldwin Wallace University Musical Theatre¬†program. ¬†

Barbra Streisand Videos

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth & Josh Groban Celebrate Barbra Streisand's 80th Birthday on  VideoVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth & Josh Groban Celebrate Barbra Streisand's 80th Birthday on TODAY
by Michael Major - Apr 22, 2022

Ahead of Barbra Streisand's 80th birthday, Kristin Chenoweth and Josh Groban spoke on the TODAY Show about the impact that Streisand has made on them and the community. Chenoweth also discussed performing for Streisand and Groban discussed working with her on a duet. The interview also includes an exclusive quote from Streisand, herself.

VIDEO: Jane Lynch Explains How Starring in FUNNY GIRL is a Full Circle Moment for Her VideoVIDEO: Jane Lynch Explains How Starring in FUNNY GIRL is a Full Circle Moment for Her on SUNDAY TODAY
by Michael Major - Apr 18, 2022

Jane Lynch sat down with Willie Geist on Sunday Today to discuss the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl, working with Beanie Feldstein, Glee, and more. The interview features the first footage released from the production, including Lynch performing 'Henry Street' and 'Who Taught Her Everything' and Beanie Feldstein singing 'People.'

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Discusses the Letter She Received From Barbra Streisand on CO VideoVIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Discusses the Letter She Received From Barbra Streisand on COLBERT
by Michael Major - Apr 12, 2022

Beanie Feldstein sat down with Stephen Colbert last night to discuss playing the iconic role of Fanny Brice in the new Broadway revival of Funny Girl. Feldstein discussed the legacy of Fanny Brice, working with Ramin Karimloo, and the note that she received from Barbra Streisand before she beginning performances.

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Beanie Feldstein Talks FUNNY GIRL on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Apr 11, 2022

Beanie Feldstein sat down on Good Morning America this morning to discuss taking on the iconic role of Fanny Brice in the first Broadway revival of Funny Girl. Feldstein reveals if she would want to know if Barbra Streisand is in the audience, how she makes the role her own, and more. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: FUNNY GIRL's Beanie Feldstein Talks Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, and More on VideoVIDEO: FUNNY GIRL's Beanie Feldstein Talks Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand, and More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

Beanie Feldstein stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to talk about her performance in Broadway's first revival of Funny Girl.

VIDEO: Hangin' with FUNNY GIRL's Nick Arnstein, Ramin Karimloo! VideoVIDEO: Hangin' with FUNNY GIRL's Nick Arnstein, Ramin Karimloo!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 6, 2022

Ramin Karimloo- what a beautiful, beautiful name! The star of New York and London returns to the Broadway stage this season opposite Beanie Feldstein in the much anticipated Funny Girl revival, which is currently in previews at the August Wilson Theatre.

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For ANYONE CAN WHISTLE at Southwark Playhouse VideoVIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For ANYONE CAN WHISTLE at Southwark Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2022

An all new video has been released from inside rehearsal for the upcoming production Anyone Can Whistle! A political satire about conformity and the ostracisation of those considered ‚Äėother‚Äô in society, ‚ÄėAnyone Can Whistle‚Äô, directed by Georgie Rankcom, will play Southwark Playhouse, 1 April - 7 May, 2022.

VIDEO: Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, and More in Rehearsal For FUNNY GIRL VideoVIDEO: Beanie Feldstein, Ramin Karimloo, and More in Rehearsal For FUNNY GIRL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2022

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Funny Girl is beginning performances this month! Check out all new footage from rehearsals!

VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Pays Tribute to Marilyn Bergman VideoVIDEO: Barbra Streisand Pays Tribute to Marilyn Bergman
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2022

Songwriter Marilyn Bergman died at age 93 on January 8, 2022. Now, Barbra Streisand has paid tribute to the Bergmans in a new video on her YouTube channel, featuring clips and photos of them together.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from RHONY's Luann de Lesseps' A VERY COUNTESS CHRISTMAS VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from RHONY's Luann de Lesseps' A VERY COUNTESS CHRISTMAS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 3, 2021

Yes, the rumors are true! Everyone's favorite Countess is back at Feinstein's/54 Below for an evening of festive glitz and glamour. If there's anything that's a guaranteed good time, it's seeing LuAnn de Lesseps, star of one of the most successful franchises in television history, 'The Real Housewives of New York.'


Barbra Streisand Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Barbra Streisand been in?
Barbra Streisand has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Barbra Streisand been in?
Barbra Streisand has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Barbra Streisand's first West End show?
Barbra Streisand's first West End show was Funny Girl which opened in 1966

What awards has Barbra Streisand been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Funny Girl and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for I Can Get It for You Wholesale .