Is Babs coming back to Brooklyn?
Eight-time Grammy award-winning superstar and Brooklyn legend Barbra Streisand will play a heartfelt concert at Barclays Center this fall, ticket reps for the arena say.
The legendary “Funny Girl” — who grew up in Williamsburg and East Flatbush — will grace the stage a few weeks after the arena’s opening date on Sept. 28, ticket agents say.
Handlers for the showbiz goddess wouldn’t confirm she’s on her way — or give a specific booking date — but Councilwoman Letitia James (D–Fort Greene) noted the star is coming.
“Barbra Streisand has a couple of days [at the arena],” the pol said at a recent meeting, according to the blog Atlantic Yards Report.
Brooklyn’s Babs boosters were happy to hear the Streisand-related news just weeks after her half-sister Roslyn Kind — an accomplished singer and Brooklyn native in her own right — played in Flatbush.Reach reporter Natalie O'Neill at noneill@cn
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