In this one-of-a-kind DVD event, acclaimed director of Chicago, Rob Marshall, has created a breathtaking stage production that chronicles the life and shows of Tony Bennett. With a career that has spanned over half a decade, Bennett has worked with some of the biggest names in show business and performed in venues across the world. In this ‘Docu-Musical’, an Academy Award-winning creative team takes you through his life by recreating some of the most seminal performances throughout his career.Smile – With Barbra Streisand.
Sing, You Sinners – With John Legend.
Because Of You – With k.d. lang (featuring Chris Botti).
The Best Is Yet To Come – With Diana Krall.
The Shadow Of Your Smile – With Juanes.
Rags To Riches – With Elton John.
Just In Time – With Michael Bublé.
For Once In My Life – With Stevie Wonder.
Steppin’ Out – With Christina Aguilera.
I Left My Heart In San Francisco – Tony Bennett.
Joining Bennett for his musical numbers are legends of the business, and superstars in their own right, Barbra Streisand, Elton John and Stevie Wonder plus many more. Through these duets, and through narrative interviews with stars such as Billy Crystal and John Travolta, ‘Tony Bennet: An American Classic’ tells a story of show business success and a lifetime of achievement.
Be carried away on a journey with a musical legend, and be mesmerized as Tony Bennett proves why he is such a timeless star.
Includes DVD trailer.
Footage from the Tony Bennett Dancers’ rehearsals.
‘The Making Of’ video.
‘Shooting Black And White Film’ featurette
‘Walking The Stars Through Their Paces’ featurette.
‘Production Design From Page To Stage’ featurette.
Running Time: 86 minutes.