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Release Date:
27 December 1986 (USA) See more »
Barbra Streisand preformed some of her favorite songs and changes the world with one voice. | Add synopsis »
2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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An Elegant and Somewhat Politically Verbose Streisand Showcases Her Unparalleled Vocal Prowess See more (3 total) »


  (in credits order)

Barbra Streisand ... Herself - Performer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jim Cox ... Himself - Band Member

Michael Fisher ... Himself - Band Member (as Mike Fisher)

Barry Gibb ... Himself - Guest Performer

Randy Kerber ... Himself - Musical Director

Richard Marx ... Himself - Background Vocal
John Pierce ... Himself - Band Member
Dan Sawyer ... Himself - Guitar
Nyle Steiner ... Himself - Synthesizer
Chad Wackerman ... Himself - Drums
Randy Waldman ... Himself - Synthesizer

Robin Williams ... Himself - Guest Performer

Burt Bacharach ... Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Carole Bayer Sager ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Chevy Chase ... Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Barry Diller ... Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Sheena Easton ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Sally Field ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Jane Fonda ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Whoopi Goldberg ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Jason Gould ... Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Goldie Hawn ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Hugh M. Hefner ... Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Whitney Houston ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Barbara Jordan ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Norman Lear ... Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Carrie Leigh ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Penny Marshall ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Walter Matthau ... Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Bette Midler ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Martina Navratilova ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Jack Nicholson ... Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Sydney Pollack ... Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Richard Pryor ... Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Elizabeth Taylor ... Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Bruce Willis ... Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Henry Winkler ... Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)

Directed by
Dwight Hemion 
Writing credits
Alan Bergman (written by) &
Marilyn Bergman (written by) and
Barbra Streisand (written by)

Produced by
Marilyn Bergman .... producer
Martin Erlichman .... executive producer
Dwight Hemion .... producer
Gary Smith .... producer
Barbra Streisand .... executive producer
Film Editing by
Mark West (co-editor)
Production Design by
Rene Lagler 
Makeup Department
Soonie Piak .... hair stylist
Sound Department
Bart Chiate .... sound engineer
Ed Greene .... sound engineer
Laura Livingston .... assistant sound engineer
Camera and Electrical Department
John Rook .... lighting designer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Renata Buser .... wardrobe
Music Department
Richard Baskin .... music producer
Randy Kerber .... musical director
Other crew
Chris Steenolsen .... location manager


Additional Details

68 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Walter Matthau, Barbra Streisand's costar from Hello, Dolly! (1969) is clearly seen in the audience of this concert on the grounds of her Malibu Ranch, where invitation-only guests paid $5,000 per couple to help establish the Streisand Foundation, which supports numerous charitable organizations. During the filming of Hello, Dolly! (1969), Matthau and Streisand clashed bitterly, and he refused to be around her except when required to do so by the script. Matthau is famously quoted as having told Barbra Streisand that she "had no more talent than a butterfly's fart". Apparently, since Walter Matthau is seen at this event, he did not hold grudges.See more »
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An Elegant and Somewhat Politically Verbose Streisand Showcases Her Unparalleled Vocal Prowess, 17 September 2006
Author: Ed Uyeshima from San Francisco, CA, USA

Back in 1986, Barbra Streisand was already starting to wean off her movie career in favor of her pet political causes. As an avid Democrat, she decided to perform an exclusive concert to raise funds for seven Democratic U.S. Senatorial candidates preparing for the November elections. In her true perfectionist fashion, she decided to hold the concert at her Malibu ranch, only invite 500 couples at a whopping $5,000 per couple and sign with HBO to have it all air as a TV special. Such was her clout at the time. Now that she has performed live several times since then (the latest to be a tour to start next month), this DVD seems marginally less indispensable, but it's still a more-than-worthy addition to any Streisand collection nonetheless.

With a few additions like a vintage recording of her exclusive invitation, Robin Williams' full comic monologue (not terribly funny) and a new introduction Streisand filmed just for this release, the special arrives in this 20th anniversary DVD. Dressed in all-white, she is accompanied by a small eight-piece band, probably her smallest back-up ensemble onstage. Her program begins with an elegant "Somewhere" as she emerges from a cloud of smoke. Most of her signature hits are here and performed impeccably, though she has a tendency to interject altruistic comments periodically like sharing her world view of fragile ecosystems and the Chernobyl nuclear fallout disaster in the middle of "People".

On the upside, there is a nice tribute to Judy Garland with touching renditions of "Over the Rainbow" and from the 1954 "A Star Is Born", "A New World". There is a reunion of sorts with Barry Gibb on the two biggest duet hits from 1980's "Guilty", the title tune and "What Kind of Fool". Her best performance is probably her cover of "Send in the Clowns", fresh off "The Broadway Album", though we don't get a chance to hear the parody version she performed afterward when she ridicules the Republicans in office at the time. It all ends with a rousing "America the Beautiful", which she would later sing at the 1992 Clinton inaugural ball. It's nice to have this lovely albeit brief concert for posterity with Streisand in fulsome voice and at the cusp of her political consciousness.

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