CBS to Broadcast Barbra Streisand Concert

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Excerpts from Barbra Streisand's 2006 concert tour will be broadcast on CBS-TV later this month, according to the Academy Award-winning actress' official website.

The one-hour TV special is scheduled to air April 25. The TV program will coincide with the upcoming three-DVD release of "Barbra Streisand — The Concerts."

Details about the three-DVD set follow:

  • Disc 1 features the previously unreleased Fort Lauderdale show, with special guest and multi-platinum recording artist, Il Divo.
  • Disc 2 is the concert live at Arrowhead Pond from Anaheim, CA.
  • Disc 3 is titled "Putting it Together" and takes viewers behind the scenes of the making of "The Broadway Album." Pre-orders are currently being accepted for the three-DVD set, which will arrive by Mother's Day. For more information visit

    The 2006 Streisand tour was co-directed by Streisand and Richard Jay-Alexander, and the 64-piece orchestra was conducted by William Ross.

    Barbra Streisand starred on Broadway in I Can Get It for You Wholesale and Funny Girl, earning Tony Award nominations for both performances. She received a 1970 Special Tony Award. The actress, composer and director has won two Academy Awards: for Best Actress in a Leading Role in "Funny Girl" and for Best Music, Original Song (with Paul Williams) for the "A Star Is Born" song "Evergreen." Her most recent CD is titled "Guilty Pleasures." Streisand was recently awarded the Kennedy Center Honors.

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