***On the heels of her first appearance at The Tonys since 1970, Columbia/SMEAU announce Barbra Streisand’s “Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway”**
Featuring 10 new Streisand duets of Broadway classics with some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. The 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, and a spectacular virtual duet with Anthony Newley.
The greatest star to ever come out of Broadway, Streisand returns to her roots with “Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway”. The legendary performer rose to fame starring on Broadway beginning with her stage debut in ’I Can Get It For You Wholesale’ in 1962 and then as Fanny Brice in the Broadway production of ’Funny Girl’ in 1964, earning Tony nominations for both. Streisand’s vey first record album, 1963’s “The Barbra Streisand Album”, which earned Grammys for Album of the Year and Best Female Vocal Performances, featured several Broadway standards. In 1985 Streisand released “The Broadway Album” and in 1993 “Back To Broadway”; both albums went multi-platinum. With the longest span of #1 albums in history – six decades – Streisand is the only woman to make the All-Time Top 10 Best Selling Artists list. With the release of her last album, “Partners”, which bowed at #1 on the ARIA albums chart, Streisand has had 33 albums make the Top 10 on the US charts