After ditching her retirement party given by her boring uptight co-workers, Barb(60s) salty retired cougar, decides to celebrate her retirement and live her life according to her own Terms and Conditions , with her best friend, Penny(60s) , a real straight shooter. When she makes her plans for stardom known to Penny, she already has her first audition to go to. Penny is a bit skeptical about Barbs ambitions, however, Barb is not deterred after all, "Meryl Streep practically shits golden statues, how hard could it really be? " When she arrives to the audition it's clear that Barb may be in for more than she has bargained for. But she will not be deterred. Barbara Streisand , eat your hear out! There's a new Barb in town and she is not backing down. Because Barb knows with every new day in Hollywood "A Star is Born."