Barbra Streisand announces new album, tour

Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) Multiple award-winning singer, actress and filmmaker Barbra Streisand will return in 2016 with a tour and a new album titled “Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway”, her longtime manager Marty Erlichman has announced.

The album tips to be an immeasurable contribution to Broadway and Hollywood by pairing Streisand “with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars to sing Broadway classics,” according to a statement, reports hollywoodreporter.com.

The upcoming album’s movie-star duet partners haven’t been announced. However, two months ago, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” lead Daisy Ridley revealed on Instagram that she and Streisand recorded a song together.

Streisand will hit nine cities during her 2016 tour, starting here on August 2, working through her native Brooklyn for two dates on August 11 and 13, and wrapping in Toronto on August 23.

Her last tour was 2012’s “Back to Brooklyn”.

–IANS

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