Daisy Ridley Sings With Barbra Streisand On Her New Album
Now Daisy Ridley can add one more accomplishment to her already flourishing career–Broadway singer! The Star Wars actress was an unexpected surprise when the track listing for Barbra Streisand’s new album was released last week. In Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, Streisand duets with many famous actors on classic Broadway songs, including Hugh Jackman, Chris Pine and Patrick Wilson.
Ridley, meanwhile, got to team up not just with Streisand but with actress Anne Hathaway on a song from the musical A Chorus Line called “At The Ballet”–and full audio of the song was released via Streisand’s VEVO account on YouTube earlier this week:
You can also watch some behind-the-scenes footage of Ridley, Streisand and Hathaway recording the song as Streisand explains her decision behind wanting partners who could both sing and act to participate in this number:
It’s not the first time we’ve had a hint about Daisy Ridley’s singing ability–we saw her adorable duet with Star Wars co-star Oscar Isaac during a Twitter Q&A this year, and after this Streisand collab I’m convinced she needs to be in a musical ASAP. (She’d be the third of the new Star Wars trio to take on a stage play, as Isaac and John Boyega are both tackling plays in their time away from the franchise.)
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