Barbra Streisand: The Concert

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""It just doesn't get any grander than this""
  • 1994
  • 1 hr 42 min
  • 8.3  (530)

Barbra Streisand: The Concert is a 1994 musical concert film that features the legendary Barbra Streisand performing live at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The concert was filmed during a stop on Streisand's world tour in support of her album, "The Concert." The film begins with a montage of Streisand's career highlights, including her early days on Broadway and her transition into the world of film. As the lights dim, the sound of Streisand's voice fills the arena, setting the tone for an evening of unforgettable musical performances.

The concert is a masterclass in classic showmanship, with Streisand showcasing her incredible talent through a series of memorable songs and performances. She is joined onstage by a full orchestra and backup singers, as well as guest appearances from Steve Susskind and Judith Gordon.

Streisand's vocal range is on full display throughout the concert, with her performance of "Evergreen" from the film A Star is Born particularly standing out. Her voice is a force to be reckoned with, and she commands the stage with grace and poise.

In addition to her impressive vocal chops, Streisand also shows off her comedic timing and acting skills. She engages in playful banter with the audience, and takes time to share personal anecdotes and stories from her life and career. At one point during the concert, she even dons a pair of fake glasses and a wig to perform a hilarious parody of the song "You Made Me Love You."

Other standout moments include Streisand's rendition of "The Way We Were," which is met with thunderous applause from the crowd, and her performance of "Somewhere" from the musical West Side Story. Her rendition of "Papa, Can You Hear Me?" from the film Yentl is also particularly moving, showcasing both her vocal talents and her emotional depth as a performer.

One thing that sets this concert film apart from others is its stunning visuals. The stage is designed to look like an old Hollywood movie set, with larger-than-life props and intricate lighting designs. The concert is also interspersed with behind-the-scenes clips of Streisand preparing for the show, giving fans an intimate look at her creative process.

Overall, Barbra Streisand: The Concert is a must-watch for fans of the legendary singer and actress. It captures the magic and energy of Streisand's live performances, and showcases her incredible vocal range and showmanship. Whether you're a longtime fan or a newcomer to her work, this concert film is a true joy to experience.

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  • Runtime
    1 hr 42 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (530)