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One Night with Fanny Brice - 2011 - Off-Broadway

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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

Schedule

Running Time: 1 hour and 55 minutes, with intermission

St. Luke's Theatre

(New York, NY)
308 West 46th Street

One Night with Fanny Brice Off-Broadway Cast



 

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017
A new cast album of Chip Deffaa's long-running Off-Broadway show, 'One Night with Fanny Brice,' starring Mary Cantoni Johnson, will be released on September 24th. The album will be launched on at the venerable 13th Street Repertory Theater--which will be celebrating 'Mary Cantoni Johnson Day'-- and will be available for sale from Amazon, CDBaby, iTunes, Footlight Records, etc.
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."
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.
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.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017
A new cast album of Chip Deffaa's long-running Off-Broadway show, 'One Night with Fanny Brice,' starring Mary Cantoni Johnson, is out now. It is available for sale from Amazon, CDBaby, iTunes, Google Music, etc.The album is being officially launched September 24th at the venerable 13th Street Repertory Theater, which will be celebrating 'Mary Cantoni Johnson Day.' The new CD will be available in the theater lobby, 6:30 pm September 24th, at a specially discounted 'album-release' price.
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.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013
'That's So Raven' star Anneliese van der Pol has joined the cast of the highly anticipated industry reading of Martin and Realbuto's Ghostlight. Van der Pol will play the central role of Olive Thomas, joining previously announced Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll and Hyde), Rachel Bay Jones (Pippin), Jennifer Hope Wills (Wonderful Town), Trevor McQueen (Annie Get Your Gun), and Kimberly Faye Greenberg (One Night With Fanny Brice). The industry reading will take place on December 2nd at the famed New 42nd Street Studios. Ghostlight had a sold out and extended run at the Signature Theatre in 2011 as part of NYMF. The show has been revamped since then. Alison Holman will provide musical direction for the upcoming reading. Matthew Martin and Tim Realbuto wrote the book, music, and lyrics, and will also co-direct, the same duty they performed during the NYMF production.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2011
Helen Hayes Award winner Brian Childers (Danny and Sylvia) and Kimberly Faye Greenberg (One Night with Fanny Brice, Ghostlight at NYMF) will lend their voices to Broadway Does Disney, a one-night cabaret performance to benefit Theatrical Gems.
by Movies News Desk - Oct 5, 2012
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.
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.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2011
Helen Hayes Award winner Brian Childers (Danny and Sylvia) and Kimberly Faye Greenberg (One Night with Fanny Brice, Ghostlight at NYMF) will lend their voices to Broadway Does Disney, a one-night cabaret performance to benefit Theatrical Gems.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2011
Megan Taylor is stepping into Broadway Does Disney at the last minute to replace Tricia Burns (Fat Camp, My Big Gay Italian Wedding), who has withdrawn due to illness. She joins Helen Hayes Award winner Brian Childers (Danny and Sylvia) and Kimberly Faye Greenberg (One Night with Fanny Brice, Ghostlight at NYMF). Broadway Does Disney is a one-night cabaret performance to benefit Theatrical Gems.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017
Mary Cantoni Johnson will reprise her acclaimed portrayal of legendary entertainer Fanny Brice when 'One Night with Fanny Brice,' in which Johnson long starred in New York City, opens at the Square Foot Theater in Wallingford, CT, on November 10th.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017
ASCAP Award-winning playwright/producer Chip Deffaa's latest album, 'Irving Berlin: Ragtime Rarities,' will be released on November 20th.
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).
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).
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.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013
Kimberly Faye Greenberg (One Night With Fanny Brice) will star in Beautiful Soup Theater's upcoming American premiere of LIFT. A smash hit at London's SoHo Theatre, LIFT played to sold out crowds earlier this year in a production from Pitch Perfect Musicals. It makes its New York bow in a new production directed by Steven Carl McCasland.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013
With the popularity of her Fanny performances in the Off-Broadway solo show One Night with Fanny Brice and in Ghostlight (NYMF), Kimberly Faye Greenberg has now created an intimate new 'Fanny Brice' solo show, Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice. Justin Boccitto and Michael Blevins' company, The Group Theatre Too, brings the production to Stage 72 at the Triad tonight, March 5th at 7pm. In Fabulous Fanny Kimberly shares her extensive research not as another tribute, but to personally reveal Fanny's heart and humor, soul and song.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2011
'DANNY and SYLVIA: THE DANNY KAYE MUSICAL' the long-running off-Broadway musical at the St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street, will begin playing Saturdays at 5 PM as of March 19th. Also of note, Kimberly Faye Greenberg, who co-stars as ‘Sylvia Fine', is also playing the title role in the new musical 'One Night with Fanny Brice' at St Luke's Theatre, thus becoming the only actress in New York to be playing leading roles in two legit musicals at the same time! (And in the same theatre!)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2011
'DANNY and SYLVIA: THE DANNY KAYE MUSICAL' the long-running off-Broadway musical at the St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street, will begin playing Saturdays at 5 PM as of March 19th. Also of note, Kimberly Faye Greenberg, who co-stars as ‘Sylvia Fine', is also playing the title role in the new musical 'One Night with Fanny Brice' at St Luke's Theatre, thus becoming the only actress in New York to be playing leading roles in two legit musicals at the same time! (And in the same theatre!)
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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).
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!
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013
Kimberly Faye Greenberg (One Night With Fanny Brice) will star in Beautiful Soup Theater's upcoming American premiere of LIFT. A smash hit at London's SoHo Theatre, LIFT played to sold out crowds earlier this year in a production from Pitch Perfect Musicals. It makes its New York bow in a new production directed by Steven Carl McCasland.
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.'
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.'
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.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014
Richard Pryor, Jr. is set to join Beautiful Soup Theater for their one-night-only concert celebration of Broadway's biggest flops on Sunday, January 26th at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017
As previously announced, Tony Award-winners Barry Bostwick and Joanna Gleason will revisit Nick and Nora in a reunion concert presented by Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, on May 2nd, 2017. Feinstein's has just announced that the show's original stars will be joined by special guest Christine Pedi (Newsical, Spamilton) as Lily Connors.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2013
With the popularity of her Fanny performances in the Off-Broadway solo show One Night with Fanny Brice and in Ghostlight (NYMF), Kimberly Faye Greenberg has now created an intimate new "Fanny Brice" solo show, Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice. Justin Boccitto and Michael Blevins' company, The Group Theatre Too, brings the production to Stage 72 at the Triad this March 5th at 7pm. In Fabulous Fanny Kimberly shares her extensive research not as another tribute, but to personally reveal Fanny's heart and humor, soul and song.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2013
With the popularity of her Fanny performances in the Off-Broadway solo show One Night with Fanny Brice and in Ghostlight (NYMF), Kimberly Faye Greenberg has now created an intimate new "Fanny Brice" solo show, Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice. Justin Boccitto and Michael Blevins' company, The Group Theatre Too, brings the production to Stage 72 at the Triad this March 5th at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013
The highly anticipated industry reading of the new musical Ghostlight, starring Anneliese van der Pol ('That's So Raven'; Beauty and the Beast); Three-time Tony nominee Carolee Carmello (Scandalous; 'Smash'); Tony nominee Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll and Hyde; Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark); Rachel Bay Jones (Pippin; Hair); Jennifer Hope Wills (The Phantom of the Opera; Wonderful Town); Kimberly Faye Greenberg (One Night With Fanny Brice; Ghostlight at NYMF); and Trevor McQueen (Annie Get Your Gun; S'Wonderful), will offer two performances tomorrow, December 3rd, at The New 42nd Street Studios in NYC.
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.
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.
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.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2011
One Night With Fanny Brice, the musical play written, arranged, and directed by Chip Deffaa, making its Off-Broadway debut at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street (between Eighth & Ninth Avenues), will play its final performance Saturday August 20th at 2PM.
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.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011
One Night With Fanny Brice, the musical play written, arranged, and directed by Chip Deffaa, making its Off-Broadway debut at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street (between Eighth & Ninth Avenues), will play its final performance Saturday August 20th at 2PM.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2011
One Night With Fanny Brice, a new musical play written, arranged, and directed by Chip Deffaa, will make its Off-Broadway debut beginning March 16th at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street (between Eighth & Ninth Avenues). Opening night is set for Sunday, April 3rd at 7PM. The Off-Broadway production of One Night With Fanny Brice follows highly successful engagements in New Jersey, Virginia, and Connecticut. Justin Boccitto will serve as choreographer, with Musical Direction by Richard Danley. One Night With Fanny Brice is presented Off-Broadway by Edmund Gaynes.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2011
One Night With Fanny Brice, a new musical play written, arranged, and directed by Chip Deffaa, will make its Off-Broadway debut beginning March 16th at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street (between Eighth & Ninth Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2011
KIMBERLY FAYE GREENBERG, who has been playing ‘Sylvia Fine' in the long-running off-Broadway musical 'DANNY and SYLVIA: THE DANNY KAYE MUSICAL', just opened in the new one-woman musical 'ONE NIGHT WITH FANNY BRICE' also playing at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street, N