Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn

“Evergreen” with Trumpeter Chris Botti

Barbra Streisand has a fun time performing “Evergreen” with trumpeter Chris Botti, playing to the crowd at her Back to Brooklyn concert. Streisand composed “Evergreen,” with lyrics by Paul Williams, for the 1976 film, “A Star is Born,” in which she starred. The song earned Streisand an Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Original […]

Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn

Streisand’s “You’re the Top” Brooklyn Tribute

Barbra Streisand pays tribute to her hometown of Brooklyn by giving the lyrics of “You’re the Top” a special twist. “You’re the Top” was written by Cole Porter for the 1934 musical, Anything Goes. Streisand alters the lyrics using quintessential Brooklyn references, such as the neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant (“Bedford-Stuy”), cool rabbis, fellow Brooklynite and music […]

Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn

Concert Preview

The legendary Barbra Streisand gives a homecoming concert in Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn on Great Performances Friday, November 29, 2013 at 9 p.m. as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival (check local listings). Streisand is joined by Chris Botti, Il Volo, and son Jason Gould for two hours of hits, including nine songs […]