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St. Luke's Theatre (New York, NY)
308 West 46th Street

Schedule

1 hour and 55 minutes, with intermission

Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2pm
Sundays at 2pm and 7pm

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Kimberly Faye Greenberg, currently playing Sylvia in Danny & Sylvia: The Danny Kaye Musical (The NY Times reviewer wrote "Sylvia is nimbly potrayed by Kimberly Faye Greenberg as loving, yet with a ruthless edge. Greenberg sings beautifully, conveying (Sylvia) Fine's love for the most undisciplined Kaye along with her astute, apparently sharklike business aptitude.) stars as the original funny girl , Fanny Brice, in a new musical, written by ASCAP Award -winner Chip Deffaa.



Musical numbers include "Bill Bailey", "I Am Always Chasing Rainbows", "Second Hand Rose", "My Man", and "You Made Me Love You".



"One Night with Fanny Brice brings Fanny's historical contemporaries to life : Flo Ziegfeld, Eddie Cantor, Gypsy Rose Lee, Billy Rose, W.C. Fields, Al Jolson and all the lowlifes associated with Nicky Arnstein" - The Washington (DC) Examiner



"One Nigth with Fanny Brice delivers what it promises... This may be as close as devotees will ever get to (Fanny Brice) ... An interesting look back." Sun Gazette Newspapers



Kimberly Fay Greenberg is a "warm, sassy diva" as Fanny Brice - AP News


IRVING BERLIN RAGTIME REVUE Cast Album to be Released, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2015

'The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue' is being released on September 15th. The show, which drew packed houses throughout its limited engagement at the 13th Street Theater, features 44 of the songs that helped make Irving Berlin the most successful songwriter in history. Some members of Deffaa's cast will perform at Birdland to help launch the new CD, which will be available via Amazon.com, CDBaby.com, iTunes, etc. (more...)

Two Fanny Brices to Share the Stage 9/08-13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

Theater-goers may be seeing double in the coming week as two different actresses-one in her 60s, the other in her teens-offer radically different interpretations of the same role, portraying legendary singing comedienne Fanny Brice. Both seasoned pro Patricia Dell, 63, and rising newcomer Chloe Brooks, 17, will appear in productions of ASCAP award-winning writer Chip Deffaa's musical play "One Night with Fanny Brice." (more...)

Casting Announced for Off-Broadway's IRVING BERLIN RAGTIME REVUE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Casting has just been announced for the 13th Street Rep's forthcoming production of ASCAP Award-winning playwright/director Chip Deffaa's new show "The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue." The show, which opens November 9th, will be the third production of Deffaa's to play this year at the 13th Street Theater (50 W. 13th Street, NYC, www.13thstreetrep.org); the others are Deffaa's "One Night with Fanny Brice" and "Theater Boys," playing in repertory at the theater this fall. (more...)

Tim Realbuto, Jenna Leigh Green and More to Appear on MNN's THE GINGER SHOW NEW YORK Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Tim Realbuto (Ghostlight; The Emperor's Club), 'Sabrina, the Teenage Witch' star Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked; Bare), Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Danny and Sylvia; One Night with Fanny Brice), and David Colston Corris (Avenue Q; Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) will appear on MNN's The Ginger Show New York on Friday, September 26th, which airs live at 2:00 PM on Time Warner Cable Channel 34. The group is there to promote Realbuto's current Wunderkind tour, which tells the true story of Tim's exciting life as a child 'star' before growing up to become the popular co-writer of the Broadway-bound musical Ghostlight. (more...)

BWW Interview: GHOSTLIGHT's Kimberly Faye Greenberg Talks Portraying Legendary Star Fanny Brice
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 24, 2015

Today, BWW catches up with the busy actress to find out more about these exciting projects. (more...)

Kimberly Faye Greenberg and Abigail Ludrof Join GHOSTLIGHT Reading
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Yesterday, the creative team of GHOSTLIGHT the musical announced that Leigh Martha Klinger will play the leading role of 'Olive Thomas' in next month's high profile staged reading of the show. Today, they have announced that Kimberly Faye Greenberg (DANNY AND SYLVIA) and Abigail Ludrof (The HVAC PLAYS) has joined the cast as 'Fanny Brice' and 'Molly Cook', respectively. (more...)

Jenna Leigh Green, Derek Klena, Ariana DeBose and More to Join Tim Realbuto in WUNDERKIND at Joe's Pub, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

'Sabrina, the Teenage Witch' star Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked; Bare), Derek Klena (Dogfight; The Bridges of Madison County), current Pippin star Ariana DeBose (Bring It On; Motown), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific; co-star of the upcoming Chris Rock film Top Five), IBTA Award nominee Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Danny and Sylvia; One Night with Fanny Brice), Abigail Ludrof (Off-Broadway's Third Floor; The HVAC Plays), David Colston Corris (Avenue Q; Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), newcomer Thomas Ian Johnson, and Rachael Fogle, the original star of Tim's musical Ghostlight, have joined the cast for Realbuto's Wunderkind tour when it makes its final New York stop at Joe's Pub on Sunday, November 2nd at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Kimberly Faye Greenberg and Abigail Ludrof Join GHOSTLIGHT Reading
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Yesterday, the creative team of GHOSTLIGHT the musical announced that Leigh Martha Klinger will play the leading role of 'Olive Thomas' in next month's high profile staged reading of the show. Today, they have announced that Kimberly Faye Greenberg (DANNY AND SYLVIA) and Abigail Ludrof (The HVAC PLAYS) has joined the cast as 'Fanny Brice' and 'Molly Cook', respectively. (more...)

GHOSTLIGHT Gets Workshop Production as Part of Emerging Artists Theatre's New Work Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2015

The Emerging Artists Theatre has invited GHOSTLIGHT to perform a workshop/staged reading of their show as part of their prestigious New Work Series. The exclusive performance will take place on Thursday, October 22nd at the TADA! Theatre, 15 West 28th Street in NYC, at 9:00 PM. (more...)

13th Street Rep to Welcome Special Guests for Talkbacks
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

ASCAP Award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa will be joined by special guests, including noted showbiz biographer Herb Goldman, writer/entertainer Brian Gari, and actor Michael Townsend Wright, for special audience 'talkback' sessions, following select performances of Deffaa's shows 'One Night with Fanny Brice' and 'The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue,' which are playing in repertory this fall at the 13th Street Theater (50 W. 13th Street, NYC). (more...)

13th Street Rep to Hold EDDIE CANTOR DAY, 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2014

Monday, November 24th will be "Eddie Cantor Day" at "One Night with Fanny Brice," the long-running musical play at the 13th Street Repertory Theater (50 W. 13th Street, NYC). (more...)

'IRVING BERLIN RAGTIME REVUE to Record Cast Album
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

ASCAP Award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa's 'The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue'-currently playing at the 13th Street Theater in repertory with Deffaa's long-running 'One Night with Fanny Brice'--is to receive a cast recording. The cast album will feature all of the singing actors currently appearing in the show: Rayna Hirt, Ken Adams, Michael Cyzz, Maite Uzal, Michael Kasper, Jonah Barricklo, Emily Bordonaro, Missy Dreier, K.W. Andersson; Andrew Lanctot, Ann Marie Calabro, Brandon Pollinger, and Timmy Thompson, with musical direction by Richard Danley. Deffaa will produce the album; Slau Halatyn will be the recording engineer; with production to begin later this month at Be-Sharp Studios in Astoria. The album will be released in the United States on the Original Cast Records label. It will be the sixth show of Deffaa's to get a cast album. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Benjamin Grier Receives 13th Street Rep's Matthew Nardozzi Award
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Benjamin Grier--currently co-starring in, and serving as dance captain for Chip Deffaa's musical comedy 'Mad About the Boy' at the 13th Street Repertory Theater--has won the theater's 'Matthew Nardozzi Award,' which recognizes professionalism, a strong work ethic,  and reliability, as well as talent. Nardozzi flew up from Florida to present Grier with the honor.  ASCAP  Award-winner Deffaa, the theater's most widely produced playwright, emceed the award ceremony, the first of several award ceremonies to be held at the theater this year.   (more...)

Tim Realbuto to Honor Shaiman & Wittman in LIVE IN LIVING COLOR at the Beechman, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

After his critically acclaimed and sold-out concert honoring composer Maury Yeston, singer/songwriter Tim Realbuto (Ghostlight; Wunderkind) returns to the concert stage to honor more of his favorite composers with 'Tim Realbuto: Live In Living Color', an evening celebrating the songwriting duo of Marc Shamian and Scott Wittman, who are responsible for hits such as Hairspray and Catch Me If You Can. The June 9th concert event will take place at 7:00 PM at The Laurie Beechman Theatre (407 West 42nd Street, NYC) and promises to feature Realbuto's interpretation of many of Shaiman and Wittman's biggest hits. (more...)

IRVING BERLIN: IN PERSON Cast Album To Be Released on 6/3
by Louisa Brady - May 14, 2016

The premiere recording of ASCAP award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa's musical play 'Irving Berlin: In Person,' which was developed at the 13th Street Theater in New York City, will be released June 3rd.  Jed Peterson, who's starred Off-Broadway in such shows as 'Hard Times' and 'Nevsky Prospect,' and has been featured on television's  'Madame Secretary,' stars as Mr. Berlin.  Richard Danley is musical director.  Choreography and tap-dancing are by Rayna Hirt.  Hawkins Gardow is special guest artist. Music preparation is by Donald Brown.   Peter Charney and Matthew Nardozzi are assistants to the producers.  The CD, being distributed exclusively in the United States via CDBaby, will be available on CDBaby.com, Amazon.com, iTunes, Footlight Records, Google Music, etc. (more...)

ASCAP Award-winning Writer Chip Deffaa to Give Talkback on ONE NIGHT WITH FANNY BRICE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2014

ASCAP award-winning writer Chip Deffaa, joined by director Rachel Hundert and star Chloe Brooks, will give a talkback on the legendary Fanny Brice, after Monday's performance of Deffaa's show, 'One Night with Fanny Brice,' at the 13th Street Repertory Company (50 W. 13th St., NYC, www.13thStreetRep.org). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/5/14 - Tonys Pop-Up Shop, All-Asian OLIVER!, Kenneth Branagh & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 5, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The Tony Awards are fast approaching and BWW will be bringing you an inside look at rehearsals, plus performances at the Tony Awards Pop-Up Shop today. The Interfaith Awards Gala is tonight, NAAP's all-Asian OLIVER! begins performances, Kenneth Branagh makes his NY stage debut and more! (more...)

Off-Broadway's ONE NIGHT WITH FANNY BRICE to Take Summer Hiatus
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

"One Night with Fanny Brice," which opened Off-Broadway at St. Luke's Theater on 46th Street in 2011 and moved to the 13th Street Theater (50 W. 13th St., New York City) in 2013, will go on summer hiatus following the Monday, June 9th performance. The show will resume performances at the 13th Street Theater in September. This summer, the show will play at the Open Eye Theater (Amie Brockway, Artistic Director) in the Catskills. The show is published/licensed by Leicester Bay Theatricals. The Off-Broadway cast album, released by Original Cast Records, is available from Amazon, CDBaby, iTunes, etc. (more...)

13th Street Repertory Company to Present IRVING BERLIN'S AMERICA, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

The most popular single songwriter in history, Irving Berlin wrote more hits-and made more money-than any of his competitors. But no one has told Berlin's life story. Until now! ASCAP award-winning writer Chip Deffaa-who wrote and directed such Off-Broadway successes as 'George M. Cohan Tonight!' and 'One Night with Fanny Brice'-has now dramatized the life of Irving Berlin. His musical play, 'Irving Berlin's America'--co-starring stage/screen veteran Michael Townsend Wright and young Giuseppe Bausilio from Broadway's 'Billy Elliot' and 'Newsies'--opens June 15th at the 13th Street Repertory Theater. The premiere recording (Original Cast Records) has recently been released to enthusiastic reviews. (more...)

Villa Nova E Restaurant to Welcome Kimberly Faye Greenberg in FABULOUS FANNY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

VILLA NOVA E RESTAURANT in Pelham, presents Kimberly Faye Greenberg in Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice. In this intimate 'Fanny Brice' solo show, Kimberly shares her extensive research not as another tribute, but to personally reveal Fanny's heart and humor, soul and song. Look into the life and relationships of the legendary Fanny Brice, greatest Jewish singing comedienne of her time and inspiration for the musical "Funny Girl." (more...)

IRVING BERLIN'S AMERICA, Starring Michael Townsend Wright and Giuseppe Bausilio, to Open 6/15 at 13th Street Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

The most popular single songwriter in history, Irving Berlin wrote more hits-and made more money-than any of his competitors. But no one has told Berlin's life story. Until now! ASCAP award-winning writer Chip Deffaa-who wrote and directed such Off-Broadway successes as 'George M. Cohan Tonight!' and 'One Night with Fanny Brice'-has now dramatized the life of Irving Berlin. His musical play, 'Irving Berlin's America'--co-starring stage/screen veteran Michael Townsend Wright and young Giuseppe Bausilio from Broadway's 'Billy Elliot' and 'Newsies'--opens June 15th at the 13th Street Repertory Theater. (more...)

East Coast Premiere of PILLARS OF NEW YORK to Open This Fall at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Write Act Repertory's Producing Artistic Director John Lant will present the East Coast premiere of PILLARS OF NEW YORK, a new musical with book, lyrics and music by Michael Antin, and directed by Jim Blanchette. (more...)

7th Annual BROADWAY MEOWS Concert Set for Don't Tell Mama, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

The 7th Annual Broadway Meows Concert for the Humane Society of New York will be presented at Don't Tell Mama, one night only, Monday, July 13th at 7pm. (more...)

Chip Deffaa's IRVING BERLIN: IN PERSON Cast Album Released
by Marianka Swain - Jun 1, 2016

Legendary songwriter Irving Berlin (1888-1989) was so fanatical about his privacy that in his lifetime he prevented anyone from dramatizing his life. 'They can do what they want after I'm dead,' he declared. Since Berlin's  passing, ASCAP award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa has written no less than five different shows about Berlin, developing them at the 13th Street Theater in New York City.  (more...)

BROADWAY MEOWS Reveals Updated Lineup for Monday's Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

The 7th Annual Broadway Meows Concert for the Humane Society of New York will be presented at Don't Tell Mama, one night only, Monday, July 13th at 7pm.  The evening will be comprised of songs by composer/ lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh. (more...)

Patricia Dell to Star in ONE NIGHT WITH FANNY BRICE at Open Eye Theater in the Catskills, Beg. 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

In a career spanning 50 years, Patricia Dell has done a little bit of almost everything, playing everywhere from carnivals to opera halls, to main stages across the US. The one thing she's never done -- until now -- is carry off a one-woman show. She opens Thursday, July 10th at the Open Eye Theater in the Catskills (www.theopeneyetheater.org), in ASCAP award-winner Chip Deffaa's one-woman show "One Night with Fanny Brice." (more...)

Kimberly Faye Greenberg Releases 'FABULOUS FANNY' Album
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Kimberly Faye Greenberg is quickly becoming the 'go-to' gal for Fanny Brice, the legendary first female torch singer and comedienne of her time. A 1920's Ziegfeld Follies star, recording artist, film actor and voice of 'Baby Snooks' on the radio for 25 years, the Broadway musical Funny Girl, which then became a movie, was based on her life. Kimberly has been said to be 'the closest you will ever get to the real Funny Girl'. She won critics over when she appeared as 'Fanny' in the solo show One Night with Fanny Brice, Off-Broadway, receiving critical acclaim and a nomination for an IBTA Best Solo Performance Award. (more...)

Julie D'Moure, Justin Anthony Long and More Join Tim Realbuto in ALONE (WITH PLENTY OF HELP) at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Tim Realbuto's 54 Below show will feature JULIE D'MOURE (Hair), JUSTIN ANTHONY LONG ('City of Dreams'), ANNA LOUISE MORSE (Spring Awakening), and NICHOLAS YENSON (Ghostlight), along with special guest stars, including Tony Award winner BETH LEAVEL (The Drowsy Chaperone), JENNA LEIGH GREEN (Wicked); DANIELLE FERLAND (Into the Woods), DEREK KLENA (Dogfight), JASON GOTAY (Bring It On), ALLI MAUZEY (Cry-Baby), NATASCIA DIAZ (tick tick Boom), Drama Desk nominee CHRISTINA BIANCO (Forbidden Broadway), LAURISSA ROMAIN (South Pacific), and KIMBERLY FAYE GREENBERG (One Night with Fanny Brice). (more...)

7th Annual BROADWAY MEOWS Set for Don't Tell Mama Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

The 7th Annual Broadway Meows Concert for the Humane Society of New York will be presented at Don't Tell Mama, one night only, tonight, July 13th at 7pm. The evening will be comprised of songs by composer/ lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Original Off-Broadway Team Takes GEORGE M. COHAN TONIGHT! to Seoul
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

A decade after it opened Off-Broadway in New York at the Irish Repertory Theater, 'George M. Cohan Tonight!' -- written and directed by Chip Deffaa, and starring Jon Peterson -- has opened in Seoul, Korea, with the original Off-Broadway team. D (more...)

8th Annual BROADWAY MEOWS Set for Don't Tell Mama, 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

The 8th Annual Broadway Meows Concert for the Humane Society of New York will be presented at Don't Tell Mama, one night only, Monday, July 18th at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Seth Bisen-Hersh, Allie Trimm & Kimberly Faye Greenberg Talk BROADWAY MEOWS
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 11, 2015

Seth Bisen-Hersh and two of the event's headlining performers, Allie Trimm (Broadway's 13, BYE BYE BIRDIE) and Kimberly Faye Greenberg (ONE NIGHT ONLY WITH FANNY BRICE) speak exclusively to BroadwayWorld about the worthy cause and this year's exciting show (more...)

Patricia Dell Stars in ONE NIGHT WITH FANNY BRICE at Open Eye Theater in the Catskills, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

In a career spanning 50 years, Patricia Dell has done a little bit of almost everything, playing everywhere from carnivals to opera halls, to main stages across the US. The one thing she's never done -- until now -- is carry off a one-woman show. She opens tonight, July 10th at the Open Eye Theater in the Catskills (www.theopeneyetheater.org), in ASCAP award-winner Chip Deffaa's one-woman show 'One Night with Fanny Brice.' (more...)

Tim Realbuto & Maury Yeston Partner for New Show at Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Rising theatre star Tim Realbuto will team up with Tony Award winning and Oscar nominated composer Maury Yeston (Nine; Grand Hotel; Titanic) for a concert evening at the Metropolitan Room this February entitled 'Tim Realbuto: Bookseller in the Rain. The Music of Maury Yeston.' (more...)

Ben Vereen, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

This February and March 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Kimberly Faye Greenberg's FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS & STORIES OF FANNY BRICE Channels the Icon
by David Clarke - Jan 28, 2015

Kimberly Faye Greenberg, again playing the legendary Fanny Brice, released FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS & STORIES OF FANNY BRICE last summer. With deft skill, she brings Fanny Brice back to life on the recording, allowing modern audiences a chance to enjoy a taste of the woman who inspired the hit musical FUNNY GIRL. (more...)

Tony Winner Tonya Pinkins to Join Tim Realbuto in BOOKSELLER IN THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Caroline, or Change) and Ovation Award nominee Erika Amato (Flashdance) have just joined the lineup of special guest stars for Tim Realbuto's Maury Yeston tribute concert Bookseller in the Rain. (more...)

Kimberly Faye Greenberg to Bring 'FABULOUS FANNY BRICE' to 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Kimberly Faye Greenberg in 'Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice' on February 12, 2015 at 7PM. (more...)

'TIM REALBUTO: BOOK SELLER IN THE RAIN' to Showcase Music of Maury Yeston at the Met Room, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Rising theatre star Tim Realbuto will team up with Tony Award winning and Oscar nominated composer Maury Yeston (Nine; Grand Hotel; Titanic) for a concert evening at the Metropolitan Room this February entitled 'Tim Realbuto: Bookseller in the Rain. The Music of Maury Yeston.' (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Danielle Hope & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

IRVING BERLIN & CO. Cast Album Set for Release This Monday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2015

Some never-before-recorded Irving Berlin songs will get their recording debuts when the original cast album of Chip Deffaa's musical play IRVING BERLIN & CO. is released in the U.S. by CDBaby on Monday, December 21st. (more...)

Cast Album IRVING BERLIN & CO. Set for Release This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

The original cast album for Chip Deffaa's musical play 'Irving Berlin & Co.' (published by Eldridge Plays and Musicals)  will be released December 21st.  The album can be pre-ordered now from CDBaby (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/irvingberlinco); as of the 21st, it will be available from Amazon, iTunes, Google Music Store,  SoundExchange, Rhapsody, etc.  This is the 13th cast album of Deffaa's to be released, and the fourth dealing with Berlin.  Cast-members will help celebrate the release with performances of songs at Birdland and on 'The Barry Z Show.'   (more...)

Chloe Brooks, 17, Stars as FANNY BRICE at 13th Street Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014

Playwright Chip Deffaa says he never dreamed, when his musical play "One Night with Fanny Brice," first opened Off-Broadway at St. Luke's Theater in the 2011-2012 season, that the starring role would someday be played by a teenager. Over the past three years, stars in their 30s, 40s, and 60s have played the show, which transferred in 2013 to the 13th Street Repertory Theater. Chloe Brooks, who now stars in the show, after previously serving as an understudy, is just 17. (more...)

Jenna Leigh Green/Tim Realbuto Announce Songwriting Competition Winner
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2014

As previously announced, Tim Realbuto (The Emperor's Club) and Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked) have been picking a new song to sing each night during his Wunderkind tour. As an established writer with a musical of his own headed to Broadway, Realbuto has a passion for up and coming new voices to be heard. (more...)

IRVING BERLIN SONGBOOK Album to be Released on August 16th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Award-winning playwright/director Chip Deffaa's 'Irving Berlin Songbook' album--part of an ongoing 'Irving Berlin Project' which Deffaa has been developing at the 13th Street Theater in New York City--will be released August 16th.  The album--with two-dozen members of New York's theatrical community singing 29 rare Berlin songs--includes many songs that have never before  been recorded.  Deffaa--one of the world's foremost authorities on Berlin's music and the author of five different shows about him--went through every song in the Berlin archive, some 1500 in all, in preparation for the project. (more...)

THEATER BOYS to Premiere at 13th Street Rep this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Casting has just been announced for the 13th Street Rep's production of ASCAP Award-winning playwright Chip Deffaa's new musical comedy 'Theater Boys.' The show, which opens September 21st, will run in repertory this fall at the 13th Street Repertory Theater (50 W. 13th Street, NYC,,www.13thstreetrep.org), along with Deffaa's musical play 'One Night with Fanny Brice' (starring Chloe Brooks), and Israel Horovotz's 'Line' (now in its 40th year at the theater), which is New York's longest-running production. A cast album for 'Theater Boys'--now in the works--will be released in October. And the Rep, according to founder/artistic director Edith O'Hara, has plans to present two additional shows by Deffaa, following 'Theater Boys.' (more...)

IRVING BERLIN SONGBOOK Album is Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Lost, forgotten, and  unknown Irving Berlin songs are the focus of  Chip Deffaa's new album, 'The Irving Berlin Songbook,'  being released today.   (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 3, 2016
by - Apr 3, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

13th Street Rep to Launch Celebration of Founder Edith O'Hara's 100th Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

New York's venerable 13th Street Repertory Company is the only theater company in the world headed by a centenarian. (more...)

MAD ABOUT THE BOY to Hold Talkbacks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2015

ASCAP award-winning playwright/director Chip Deffaa will host talkback sessions--in which audience members can ask any questions they wish of the cast or creative team--after the following performances of his new musical comedy 'Mad About the Boy' at the 13th Street Repertory Theater (50 W. 13th Street, NYC). (more...)

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