Barbra Streisand

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  • Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand is one of the most influential people in theatre of all time.

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    Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand is one of the most influential people in theatre of all time. She has been in many shows and movies including Funny Girl and I Can Get It for You Wholesale, and has won Academy, Golden Globes, Grammys, Emmys, and Tony Awards. Her voice and charisma has inspired millions to go after their dreams of becoming actresses, actors, and singers. Barbra Joan Streisand was born on April 24, 1942 in Brooklyn, NYC, NY to Diana and Emanuel Streisand. Growing up, both of her

  • Barbra The Way She Is Anderson Analysis

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    York”, said Christopher Anderson of the year 1994. Author of Barbra: The Way She Is (a Barbra Streisand biography), Anderson reveals the startling truth about the woman behind the world renowned legend. The hot-headed, Jewish girl with the large nose and notoriously grandiose temper defied all odds as she achieved global success. Growing up with incessant bullying and verbal abuse from classmates, producers, and even family; Streisand unceasingly struggled with “gnawing self-doubt about the way she

  • The Matchmaker Analysis

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    and win the hearts of millions of theatergoers. Starring Barbra Streisand and Walter Matthau, the 1969 film certainly attempted to bring the star power but “hostility that developed between Walter Matthau and Barbra Streisand” (TCM) turned into anything but a love story when presented on the big screen. Both actors shared a mutual dislike that caused a very clear disconnect onset, where Matthau “refused to be in the same room as Streisand unless they were filming” (TCM). In front of the camera, Mathau

  • Synopsis Of The Way We Were

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    We Were is an American romantic drama that has been on since 1973. The film is starred by Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford and it is directed by Sydney Pollack. The screenplay is composed by Author Laurents and it was based on his college days at Cornel University and his experiences as a member of the House UN-American Activities committee activities. The movie centered on Katie Morosky (Barbra Streisand) and Hubbell Gardiner(Robert Redford) who were passionate lover irrespective of their differences

  • Analysis Of Drag Representations In Film

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    As the semester comes to an end, there is so much I have learned about Drag as an art form, and the community that surrounds it. When I wrote my first journal entry, I talked about how I did not know much about the Drag community besides watching RuPaul’s Drag Race and visiting different bars and clubs like the Parliament House and Pulse to see different Queens perform once in a while. After this course, I have learned about how the Drag community is quite diverse and experimental. A few of the topics

  • Romantic Comediess : Life, Love, And Characteristics

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    motivated, set her own goals, and work hard to achieve them. She had extreme focus and was driven by her studies. This form of education laid the foundation of the person she is today. Act 1 Scene 2: Sitting on her living room floor, watching Barbra Streisand captivate the screen in Hello Dolly, there was an instant connection, something that drove this girl to follow what she was doing, theatre and more importantly performing. It was love at first sight, or should I say first show. She had an instant

  • Lady Gaga Is Known For Making Pop Music

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    Perhaps one may say that Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, also known as ‘Lady Gaga’ has conquered living a double life. From her exquisite choice of clothes to provocative performance style to unique sound, Lady Gaga is known for making pop music “weird.” Five albums and eight years later, Lady Gaga continues to rock the entertainment industry not only with her excellence in music but most recently in her debut acting career, therefore, ultimately rewriting her star text. The body of work, authorized

  • Movie Review: Yentl Essay

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    Yentl, or Anshel as she is known throughout most of the film, is played by Barbara Streisand who also directed, produced, and co-wrote this film. She captures the character beautifully, the expression in her eyes and voice displaying clearly the feelings of a woman struggling for knowledge and love but torn between her desire to learn and

  • Persuasive Essay On The Power Of Privacy

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    Technology and the Internet have evolved over the years to the point where it is used daily by millions of people. As a result, people’s privacy are more susceptible to invasion than ever before. Most people had no reason to question their privacy until the Snowden revelations of 2013 or the celebrity photo leak in 2014. However, as demonstrated through the documentary The Power of Privacy by the Guardian, it is very easy to have your personal information stolen or discovered by others. As technology

  • Amanda Knoxy: A Horror Story

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    “ Hello miss, sorry to disturb you late at night, but a 911 call came from your daughter's house, your daughter had passed away. We need you to fly here in Italy and verify the body that has claimed to be your daughter.” These are the words that a mother would never want to hear. One mother's worst nightmare came alive on November 1, 2007 when Arline Kercher received a phone call from the police station in Perugia, Italy informing her that her daughter has been murdered and the primary suspect is