CBS Broadcasts "Streisand: Live in Concert" April 25

News   CBS Broadcasts "Streisand: Live in Concert" April 25
Excerpts from Barbra Streisand's acclaimed 2006 concert tour will be broadcast on CBS-TV April 25.

The one-hour TV special, entitled "Streisand: Live in Concert," is scheduled to air at 8 PM ET; check local listings. With special guest Il Divo, the male pop/opera foursome, the concert features Streisand singing her hits "The Way We Were," "Somewhere," "Evergreen" and a reprise version of "Don't Rain On My Parade."

The TV program coincides with the April 28 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." 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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