Barbra Streisand asked to sing Stephen Sondheim tunes at Grammys 2022

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Theater lovers may want to tune into the 2022 Grammy Awards.

A source tells us that Grammy producers have reached out to Barbra Streisand and asked her to perform a tribute to late musical theater great Stephen Sondheim for this January’s show.

Streisand performed eight of his songs including “Send in the Clowns” on her 1985 “The Broadway Album,” which won a Grammy for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

His songs also appear on her album “ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway,” which was nominated for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album in 2016.

Streisand has won multiple Grammys over the years, and was presented with a legend award by Sondheim in 1992.  

Composer and lyricist Sondheim passed away on Friday at age 91. The iconic songwriter was known for “West Side Story,” “Follies,” “Sunday in the Park with George,” “Into the Woods,” and more.

A revival of his show, “Company,” is currently playing Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, and another of his shows, “Assassins,” is playing off-Broadway at the Classic Stage Company.

Streisand tweeted over the weekend, “Thank the Lord that Sondheim lived to be 91 years old so he had the time to write such wonderful music and GREAT lyrics!  May he Rest In Peace.”

It is not confirmed whether or not she has responded to the Grammy request.

The show, set for Jan. 31, recently announced this year’s nominees — including Justin Bieber, Doja Cat, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Kanye West and Olivia Rodrigo, among others.

Reps did not immediately return our request for comment.

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