Barbra Streisand Receives a Standing Ovation at An American in Paris

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Barbra Streisand, a Tony nominee for her performances in Funny Girl and I Can Get It For You Wholesale, attended Broadway's An America in Paris this weekend and received a standing ovation at the Palace Theatre.

According to the Daily News, when Streisand returned for the second act following the show's intermission, she was spotted by a fan; when word spread that she was in the audience, the crowd stood for her.

 

Streisand had to wave at the crowd to sit down, so the second act could begin. The Daily News also reported that she went backstage after the show to say hello to Tony-nominated actor Robert Fairchild and the cast.

Streisand received a Special Tony Award in 1970. 

An American in Paris was the most Tony-nominated production (alongside Fun Home) this season, with 12 nods including Best Musical. Click here for a complete list of this year's Tony nominees.

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