Off-Broadway's Kimberly Faye Greenberg Lands Supporting Role in Indie Film MADE FROM SCRATCH
Kimberly Faye Greenberg, the first and only actress to perform Leading Roles in two Off-Broadway musicals at the same time (Sylvia Fine in Danny and Sylvia, the Danny Kaye Musical, which had a successful three year run, and, Fanny Brice in the solo show One Night With Fanny Brice, for which she received critical acclaim) has landed a supporting role in the new independent film MADE FROM SCRATCH, which begins shooting November 27th in Atlanta, GA.
Greenberg, plays the role of Kristy Mobley; the stunning, conservative, fashionable former “mean girl” who’s only gotten better at it and seems hell-bent on making the new bride, Sahara (played by Mallorie Halsall) as miserable as possible.
Made From Scratch is a film about the importance of sisterhood and the strength of friendship you sometimes need, just to survive. Written and directed by David-Matthew Barnes, Made from Scratch provides a voice for women that will resonate and impact with hope.
Filming of Made from Scratch begins in Atlanta, GA on November 27th. The film features a variety of well-known television/film and theater actors, as well as some talented newcomers. In addition to Kimberly Faye Greenberg you will see the faces of Zoe Myers, Lisann Valentin, Margaret Champagne, Danny Williams, Tara Henry and Heather Brant. For a complete list of cast please visit mfsfilm.blogspot.com.
Made from Scratch is produced by the Pinwheel Entertainment Group and Hoop Earrings Entertainment.
The Associated Press declared Kimberly a "Warm, Sassy Diva!" Kimberly is the first and only actress in NYC to have played leading roles in 2 legit Off-Broadway Musicals at the same time; receiving critical acclaim as Fanny Brice in the solo show One Night With Fanny Brice (cast album on the Original Cast Records label and nomination for a Patrick Lee IBTA Best Solo Performance Award) and as Sylvia Fine in Danny & Sylvia, The Danny Kaye Musical.
A graduate of University of California, Irvine, Kimberly has performed across the United States in national tours, regional theatres, cabarets and theatre for young audiences. Other recent role NY credits include: Gail Friday in Who Murdered Love? (NY International Fringe Festival 2012), Doris Walker in Miracle on 34th St. (Actors Fund Benefit), Fanny Brice in Ghostlight (New York Musical Theatre Festival 2011), Nell Henderson in Mr. President (Actors Fund Benefit), Mother Mary in Christmas Rappings (Off-Broadway).
TV/Film Credits Include: Charmed, Between The Lions, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, The Singing Biologist, Drek.
Kimberly is also the Executive Producer/Creator of the educational Broadway website Broadwayblogspot.com.
When not performing Kimberly works Backstage on Broadway as a Wardrobe Dresser (shows have included Ghost, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Billy Elliot, Follies, Spring Awakening, Ave Q, Tarzan, Sweet Charity, Lion King, Aida, Curtains, Grease) and is a member of IATSE Local #764Visit
For more info visit www.kimberlyfayegreenberg.com.
David-Matthew Barnes is a filmmaker, novelist, playwright, poet, and teacher.
David-Matthew is the award-winning author of the novels Mesmerized (Bold Strokes Books, 2010), Accidents Never Happen (Bold Strokes Books, 2011), Swimming to Chicago (Bold Strokes Books, 2011), The Jetsetters (Bold Strokes Books 2012), Wonderland (Bold Strokes Books, 2013), Ambrosia (2012), The Marijuana Mermaids (2013), Stronger Than This (Bold Strokes Books, 2014), and Fifty Yards and Holding (Bold Strokes Books, 2015), and the author of the forthcoming poetry collection Souvenir Boy.
David-Matthew wrote and directed the coming-of-age film Frozen Stars (starring Lana Parrilla of ABC's Once Upon A Time), which received worldwide distribution. He is the screenwriter of the upcoming horror film Scare Me, Kill Me, the writer and director of the indie film Made From Scratch, the co-writer of the upcoming television series The Other Side of Pretty, and the co-host of the talk radio show People You Should Know. In addition, David-Matthew is the CEO of the Pinwheel Entertainment Group, a creative company formed to develop and producing new projects in film, television, publishing, and theatre. He is also the founder and primary instructor of Write Your Heart Out: Online Writing Workshops.
To date, he has written over forty stage plays that have been performed in three languages in eight countries including And The Winner Is (Playscripts, Inc.), Are You All Right in There? (Playscripts, Inc.), Clean (JAC Publishing), Pensacola (JAC Publishing), Sloe Gin Fizz (JAC Publishing), Somebody's Baby (Heuer Publishing), Temporary Heroes (Brooklyn Publishers), and Unrequited (Brooklyn Publishers). In 2012, a collection of David-Matthew's one-act plays was published by JAC Publishing featuring the all-female scripts Bracelets and Boyfriends, Don't Mention It, and False Hopes.
Two of his stage plays, the all-female Sky Lines and the all-male We Never Made it to Paris, received world premieres at The Producer's Club in New York City. His popular one-act play Baby in the Basement was an official selection for the NYC 15-Minute Play Festival.
David-Matthew's literary work has been featured in over one hundred publications including The Best Stage Scenes, The Best Men's Stage Monologues, The Best Women's Stage Monologues, The Comstock Review, Review Americana, and The Southeast Review.
David-Matthew's young adult novel Swimming to Chicago was recognized by the Rainbow Project Committee of the American Library Association. The novel was a finalist for the 2012 Rainbow Books, a list comprised of outstanding books for GLBTQ children and teens. Swimming to Chicago was also short listed for a 2011 Independent Literary Award. For his young adult novel Mesmerized, David-Matthew received a 2011 LGBT Rainbow Award for Best Coming of Age/Young Adult Novel.
David-Matthew was selected as the national winner of the 2011 Hart Crane Memorial Poetry Award. In addtion, he has received the Carrie McCray Literary Award, the Slam Boston Award for Best Play, and earned double awards for poetry and playwriting in the World AIDS Day Writing Contest. He also received national awards in the Split This Rock Poetry Contest and the New Works for Young Women playwriting competition. He is the winner of two Elly Awards from the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance, an award from Writer’s Digest, and an award from the Florida Freelance Writers Association.
David-Matthew graduated magna cum laude from Oglethorpe University with a degree in communications and English. He received a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina.
David-Matthew is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.
ABOUT MADE FROM SCRATCH
This upcoming indie film is written and directed by David-Matthew Barnes and produced by the Pinwheel Entertainment Group and Hoop Earrings Entertainment.
Lisann Valentin as Victoria Alvarado
Mallorie Halsall as Sahara Mobley
Heather Brant as Claudia Veramonte
LaKisha Long as Tameka Walker
Kimberly Faye Greenberg as Kristy Mobley
Malorie Halsall as Sahara Mobley
Zoe Myers as Sonja Veramonte
Margaret Champagne as Paulette Hibbitts
Danny Williams as Tito Benavides
Tara Henry as Mary Bild
In the film, four women from different worlds reach a breaking point and search for an escape from their lives: a new bride, a single mother, a suburban wife, and a successful executive.