December 06, 2016, 3:08pm
By Joey Guerra – The Houston Chronicle
Barbra Streisand leaves little room for error when she’s onstage.
Her Sunday night show at Toyota Center was an exercise in perfectionism. Tasteful tea sets sat on tables. Flowers were tastefully arranged. A waitress in a black apron refreshed the tea during intermission.
Streisand herself clicked on an electric candle during the introduction to “Papa, Can You Hear Me?” from “Yentl.”
A large teleprompter hung above the audience halfway across the floor. Every … Read more »
November 27, 2016, 6:37pm
By Jay Landers.
Howdy, Barbra fans! It’s Nov. 26th, 2016 and we’re in H-Town! That’s right, I’m talkin’ ‘bout Houston, Texas – “Energy capitol of the world,” home to NASA, Clutch the Bear and the world-famous Astrodome.
The team is back: Marty Erlichman (Barbra’s manager), Richard Jay-Alexander (Barbra’s co-director), and approx. 100 others, including Tommy (security), Peter, (lights), Chris (sound), Amy (script supervisor), Marty H. (tour director), JJ (production supervisor), and Renata (everything). We’re all watching and listening to … Read more »
November 01, 2016, 5:41am
By Barbra Streisand – The Huffington Post.
The witch-hunt of Hillary Clinton has been underway for several decades. Comparing 17th century notions of witchcraft with rightwing accusations against Clinton, Stacy Schiff rightly notes in her “New York Times” article, “[Witches] appear suspect in advance of their crimes.” Susan Faludi wrote this weekend,
[Clinton] has been deranging conservatives since ‘92, when wounded Republican invincibility merged with wounded male prerogative… she’s cast not just as a political combatant but
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