Barbra Streisand, Anne Hathaway and Daisy Ridley have joined musical forces in what may possibly be the most dazzling theatrical performance since Hamilton.
The renowned icon recruited the Oscar-winning new mom and Star Wars lead for her upcoming 39th album, Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway. As the title suggests, the stage and screen legend has enlisted the vocal help of notable celebrity singers like Hugh Jackman and Jamie Foxx to create modern renditions of Broadway classics like "Any Moment Now" from Into the Woods or "Climb E'ry Mountain" from The Sound of Music.
The three women were tasked with recreating "At the Ballet," an emotionally-charged trio performance from A Chorus Line. Sung from three points of view, the women describe the personal strife that lead them to become ballet dancers.
"I wanted to work with some women on this album and I thought well, give them a little character, have them act scenes, so I have to have good actresses who can sing," Streisand explained. Good actresses who can sing is exactly what Streisand got.