Barbra Streisand discusses how her experience in “Funny Girl” led her to battle stage fright.

Barbra Streisand claimed that despite her illustrious career, her fear of forgetting her lines has plagued her performances. This fear first surfaced during her Broadway debut in “Funny Girl.”

She claimed that her “Funny Girl” co-star Sydney Chaplin, the son of Charlie Chaplin, developed a deep-seated fear of live performances as a result of his off-script, on-stage behavior.

He continued to whisper to me while we were on stage. avoiding making eye contact with me. You know, glancing at my hair or my forehead or something. and conversing. Like a crazy person,” she exclaimed to Gayle King, co-host of “CBS Mornings.”

“And it was making me crazy,” she remarked. That confused me so much that I wondered, “What am I, and what is my next line?”

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