Tag Archives: Funny Girl

Barbra Streisand will perform on the upcoming Oscar® telecast

Two-time Academy Award® winner Barbra Streisand, who has sung on the Oscars only once before, will perform on the upcoming Oscar® telecast on February 24. Streisand last sang the love theme from “A Star Is Born” on the March 28, 1977 show, winning the Best Original Song Oscar for “Evergreen”[...]

Lea Michele won’t be in “Funny Girl” on Broadway

HollywoodNews.com: Exclusive: The revival of “Funny Girl” is on its way to Broadway, but without “Glee” star Lea Michele. There was talk that Lea was going to star as Fanny Brice, the part made famous by Barbra Streisand in 1964. But color Lea Michele booked: she is under contract to[...]

‘Glee’s Lea Michele on branching out from the hit show

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Glee’ star Lea Michele wants to be known for more than the hit Fox show, so hopefully she will find some time to branch out a bit. Lea Michele is currently focusing on possibly starting up a film career, when she can fit it in with her already packed schedule,[...]

Barbra Streisand’s “Funny Girl” called upon to reopen Academy Theater

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ “Monday Nights with Oscar®” series returns with a screening of “Funny Girl” (1968), starring Barbra Streisand, on Monday, November 15, at 7 p.m. at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International in New York City. The series had been on hiatus for[...]

‘Glee’ Brings Back Barbra Streisand

By Fred Topel Hollywoodnews.com: Glee’s superstar Lea Michele rocked a trademark tune of a real musical legend when she sang “Don’t Rain On My Parade” earlier this year. The song is Barbra Streisand’s show stopping number right before the intermission of Funny Girl. Glee creator Ryan Murphy introduced a screening of[...]