"WARM, SASSY DIVA"
“Kimberly has the vivacity and voice of Fanny Brice” says the New York Times, with The Associated Press declaring her a "Warm, Sassy Diva!"
Ms. Greenberg is the first and only actress ever to star in two Off-Broadway musicals at the same time, with leading roles in Danny and Sylvia: The Danny Kaye Musical, and the solo show One Night with Fanny Brice.
Kimberly's own solo show, Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice, has been touring for the past four years with the Huffington Post stating the show brings "Fanny Brice to Fabulous Life"! Fabulous Fanny performances have inlcuded Feinstein’s prestigious 54 Below (NYC), Nelson Hall Theatre 10th Anniversary Season (CT), The Goodwill Theatre (NY), Jewish Museum of Monmouth County (NJ). Huck Boyd Community Center (KS), Florissant Civic Center (MO), Freeport Concert Association (NY), Group Theatre Too 10th Anniversary Season (NYC), as well as numerous Shalom/Yiddish Clubs and Retirement Communities across the country. For more information on upcoming shows and/or to book for your venue visit www.fabulousfannybriceshow.com.
On Broadway, Kimberly portrayed Fanny Brice in Speakeasy Dollhouse: Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic at the Liberty Theatre, Broadway’s Only Hidden Theatre. Her Fanny Brice portrayal also continues as part of the Broadway-bound musical Ghostlight, by Matthew Martin and Tim Realbuto, a role she originated during its run in the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) at the Signature Theatre in 2011, and subsequent workshops and readings as the show aims for Broadway.
Quickly becoming the “go-to” gal for Fanny, Kimberly is sought out for her in-depth Brice perspective, as well as subsequent knowledge of the theatre scene in the early 20th century, with interviews and articles published in various circuits including the vintage nouveau Zelda Magazine, Fox 5 New York, Newsday and teaching masterclasses based on the beginnings of Broadway.
In addition to her acclaimed portrayals of Fanny Brice and Sylvia Fine (Danny & Sylvia), Kimberly is creating a niche for herself playing a vast amount of other historical Broads of the early 20th century, most recently Lillian Hellman (Little Wars), Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy (28 Marchant), Marguerite Taylor, Laurette Taylor's daughter (What Was Lost) and Susan B. Anthony (Onward Victoria).
Ms. Greenberg has also released a Fabulous Fanny cast album, which Bwaytunes.com hailed as an "effervescent toast to Fanny Brice" and featured it among its New and Recommended CDs and on its Top 5 Best of 2014 “Less Mainstream” releases. Broadwayworld gave the album a rave review, stating that Kimberly “pristinely channels the renowned icon”. The album also garnered acclaim from The Examiner, which called it a “must have CD”, and from the American Theater Web, which stated the “superb” album “… resurrects tunefully and hysterically so many of the songs that Brice performed.” Available on all major online music outlets, Fabulous Fanny received over 2000 plays in its first month on Pandora.
Kimberly can also be heard on the One Night With Fanny Brice cast album, Carols for a Cure #18 (Something Rotten track) and Love is Love by Larry Kirchner, as well as various demo albums.
A graduate of University of California, Irvine, Kimberly has performed across the United States in national tours, Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, regional theatres, cabarets, cruise ships, and theatre for young audiences. Other recent New York City credits include Christmas Rappings Off-Broadway, the musical concerts of Miracle on 34th Street and Mr. President (both for the Actors Fund), and Who Murdered Love? at the New York International Fringe Festival. Her TV/Film credits include: The upcoming HBO miniseries THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA; The WB’s Charmed; Between The Lions (PBS); Buffy the Vampire Slayer (The WB); ER (NBC); and The Singing Biologist (Starring Imani Coppola). Her television and online hosting credits include: the documentary Secrets of Broadway with Emmy Award Winning Producer/Director Len Stone, several episodes of the educational TV series Personal Best, as well as many Broadway themed segments for Broadwayblogspot.com and Theatrenerds.com
A woman of many talents, Kimberly has worked as a backstage Broadway wardrobe dresser on over 20 Broadway shows including Something Rotten, Cinderella, Cabaret and The Lion King. She was the Executive Producer/Creator of the informational Broadway website Broadwayblogspot.com, and is now a go-to a Performing Arts Consultant and Broadway Expert providing expert advice & inspiration in the of form of personal coaching, workshops, webinars, blog features, interviews, and masterclasses.
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Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic
Lillian Hellman in Little Wars
Secrets of Broadway Documentary