Streisand Teams Up with Hollywood Stars for ‘Encore’ Album

Barbra Streisand Encore Album

A new album of songs from Barbra Streisand is planned for release on August 26, 2016. The album titled Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway will feature Streisand singing duets with a wide variety of actors including Star Wars star Daisy Ridley and Les MisAnne Hathaway. Encore will also include duets with Alec Baldwin, Antonio Banderas, Jamie Foxx, Hugh Jackman, Seth MacFarlane, Melissa McCarthy, Chris Pine, Patrick Wilson, and Anthony Newley. The album is made up of classic Broadway show tunes, and Streisand is allowing fans a behind the scenes look at the recording of her new album with the release of a video showcasing Hathaway and Ridley performing “At the Ballet” from the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning musical, A Chorus Line.

Additional tracks include:

  • Two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Wilson (Fargo, The Conjuring 2) sings “Loving You” from Stephen Sondheim’s Passion.
  • Grammy Award winner Anthony Newley sings “Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)?” from The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley.
  • Emmy Award winner Alec Baldwin sings “The Best Thing That Ever Has Happened” from Road Show with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman.
  • Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman sings “Any Moment Now” from an unproduced version of Smile.
  • Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy sings “Anything You Can Do” from Annie Get Your Gun, music and lyrics by Irving Berlin and a book by Dorothy Fields and her brother Herbert Fields.
  • Emmy Award winner Seth MacFarlane sings “Pure Imagination” written for the film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and included in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opening on Broadway in 2017.
  • Tony Award nominee Antonio Banderas sings “Take Me To The World” from Evening Primrose, book by James Goldman and lyrics and music by Stephen Sondheim.
  • Chris Pine sings “I’ll Be Seeing You” from Right This Way and “I’ve Grown Accustomed To Your Face” from My Fair Lady.
  • Oscar winner Jamie Foxx sings “Climb Ev’ry Mountain” from The Sound of Music, music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.