Beth Williams News

Michael Learned Joins Cast of Rubicon's LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Four-time Emmy Award-winner Michael Learned had just been added to the rotating cast of Love, Loss and What I Wore (Love, Loss) which opens at Rubicon Theatre on April 16 and continues for a 5-week run through May 18. (more...)

Nancy Dussault, Conchata Ferrell and JoBeth Williams Among Rotating Cast for Rubicon Theatre's LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with a special run of Love, Loss, and What I Wore -- a witty and wise celebration of womanhood adapted by Nora and Delia Ephron, creators of such hits as 'When Harry Met Sally,' 'Sleepless in Seattle,' 'You've Got Mail,' 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' and 'Silkwood.' (more...)

National Instruments Introduces USRP RIO Next-Generation Wireless Prototyping Platform
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ National Instruments (NATI) today announced an integrated software defined radio solution for rapidly prototyping high-performance, multichannel wireless communication systems. The NI USRP RIO platform is built on the NI LabVIEW RIO architecture and combines a high-performance 2 x 2 multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) RF transceiver capable of transmitting and receiving signals from 50 MHz to 6 GHz with an open LabVIEW programmable FPGA architecture. (more...)

Nancy Dussault, Conchata Ferrell and JoBeth Williams Among Rotating Cast for Rubicon Theatre's LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, 4/16-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with a special run of Love, Loss, and What I Wore -- a witty and wise celebration of womanhood adapted by Nora and Delia Ephron, creators of such hits as 'When Harry Met Sally,' 'Sleepless in Seattle,' 'You've Got Mail,' 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' and 'Silkwood.' (more...)

The Rockettes, CAMELOT, MOTOWN, Dance, Jazz and More Set for Omaha Performing Arts' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Omaha Performing Arts' 2014/2015 Season will be a spectacular season of award-winning productions and performers. The upcoming season was announced during a subscriber and patron event at the Holland Performing Arts Center on March 31. Two of the iconic Rockettes helped kick off the night and led a dance demonstration for local youth in the lobby after the event. Cast members from the Broadway musical MOTOWN THE MUSICAL closed the event with a performance that featured a medley of Motown hits. (more...)

Susan Sullivan & David Selby to Star in A DELICATE BALANCE at Odyssey Theatre, 4/26-6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Two-time Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Susan Sullivan (Castle, Dharma & Greg, Falcon Crest) and David Selby (Dark Shadows, Falcon Crest) head the cast when Robin Larsen directs A Delicate Balance by Edward Albee, opening April 26 at the Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the MAC Awards with Linda Lavin, Cady Huffman & More!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 28, 2014

Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), dedicated to advancing the art and business of live entertainment, held their 28th Annual MAC Awards celebration last evening at BB King's Blues club in Times Square. Winners in twenty-five categories were announced. The show was hosted by the vivacious singer, band leader, multiple MAC Award winner and 2014 Nominee, Terese Genecco. The gala was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts, the current MAC President. Don Rebic served as Musical Director. Presenters included Will Friedwald of the Wall Street Journal and designer Bob Mackie. CLICK HERE for a full list of winners. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Behind the Scenes of the 2014 MAC Awards
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 28, 2014

Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), dedicated to advancing the art and business of live entertainment, held their 28th Annual MAC Awards celebration last evening at BB King's Blues club in Times Square. Winners in twenty-five categories were announced. The show was hosted by the vivacious singer, band leader, multiple MAC Award winner and 2014 Nominee, Terese Genecco. The gala was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts, the current MAC President. Don Rebic served as Musical Director. Presenters included Will Friedwald of the Wall Street Journal and designer Bob Mackie. CLICK HERE for a full list of winners. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2014 MAC Awards Ceremony!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 28, 2014

Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), dedicated to advancing the art and business of live entertainment, held their 28th Annual MAC Awards celebration last evening at BB King's Blues club in Times Square. Winners in twenty-five categories were announced. The show was hosted by the vivacious singer, band leader, multiple MAC Award winner and 2014 Nominee, Terese Genecco. The gala was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts, the current MAC President. Don Rebic served as Musical Director. Presenters included Will Friedwald of the Wall Street Journal and designer Bob Mackie. CLICK HERE for a full list of winners. (more...)

Anita Gillette, Mary Lahti, Billie Roe & More Take Home 2014 Mac Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), dedicated to advancing the art and business of live entertainment, held their 28th Annual MAC Awards celebration last evening at BB King's Blues club in Times Square. Winners in twenty-five categories were announced. The show was hosted by the vivacious singer, band leader, multiple MAC Award winner and 2014 Nominee, Terese Genecco. The gala was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts, the current MAC President. Don Rebic served as Musical Director. Presenters included Will Friedwald of the Wall Street Journal and designer Bob Mackie. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Interview with Kevin Spirtas Starring in Riverside Theatre's CLOSER THAN EVER
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2014

Marcia Littlejohn conducts an interview (in two parts) with Kevin Spirtas starring in Closer Than Ever at Riverside Theatre, opening tonight! (more...)

NI Redefines the SMU with Industry-Leading Speed, Density and Flexibility
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ National Instruments (NATI) today announced the NI PXIe-4139 system source measure unit (SMU), a high-performance addition to the company's SMU portfolio. This SMU can reduce overall cost of test and accelerate time to market for test engineers in a broad range of industries, from semiconductor to automotive and consumer electronics. (more...)

NI Introduces the Next Evolution of Software-Designed Instrumentation: the 200 MHz Vector Signal Transceiver
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ National Instruments (NATI) today announced the NI PXIe-5646R vector signal transceiver with 200 MHz of RF bandwidth, making it ideal for testing the latest wireless standards such as IEEE 802.11ac, 160 MHz WLAN and LTE Advanced. Engineers can use the open software design of the vector signal transceiver to develop channel emulation systems, radio prototyping, custom real-time signal processing for spectrum analysis and many other applications. (more...)

National Instruments Announces Licensing Agreement With Broadcom
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ National Instruments (NATI) today announced that it is the first vendor to execute a Manufacturing Test License (MTL) agreement with Broadcom Corporation. The MTL agreement authorizes NI to provide manufacturing test solutions and modifiable application source code to Broadcom wireless LAN and Bluetooth device customers. (more...)

NI Automated Test Outlook 2014 Forecasts Latest Trends
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ National Instruments (NATI) today released its Automated Test Outlook 2014, highlighting the company's research into the latest test and measurement technologies and methodologies. Engineers and managers can use the report, which examines trends affecting a wide range of industries, to take advantage of the latest strategies and best practices for optimizing any test organization. (more...)

Ettus Research Releases Software Defined Radio Platforms Featuring Kintex-7 FPGA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Ettus Research, a National Instruments (NATI) company, today introduced the USRP X300 and USRP X310 high-performance, modular software defined radio (SDR) platforms. Both platforms combine two RF transceivers covering DC6 GHz with up to 120 MHz bandwidth and a large user-programmable Kintex-7 FPGA. The USRP X300 and USRP X310 both feature multiple high-speed interface options, including PCI Express, dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet and dual 1 Gigabit Ethernet and is available in a convenient desktop or rack-mountable half-wide 1U form factor. The USRP Hardware Driver (UHD) architecture, common to all NI USRP (Universal Software Radio Peripheral) devices, provides a comprehensive, easy-to-use interface. Developers can programmatically control the USRP with the UHD C++ API, or choose from a wide selection of third-party tools and software such as GNU Radio.The USRP X300 and USRP X310 use a flexible software ecosystem to deliver cost-effective, high-performance SDR solutions that help wireless system designers quickly create simple prototypes, develop complex systems and accelerate their wireless research. (more...)

Hartford Stage Dramaturg Elizabeth Williamson Set for TCG's Global Connections
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) announced today the selection of Hartford Stage Dramaturg and Director of New Play Development ElizaBeth Williamson for its Global Connections-ON the ROAD program, an initiative designed to foster new relationships between American and international artists. Williamson will meet this spring with the artistic leaders of the Teater no99 in the capital city of Tallinn in Estonia to explore a cultural exchange between the two companies. (more...)

VIDEO: SAG Foundation Releases 2014 Promo with Kerry Washington, Jake Gyllenhaal & More
by Movies News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation has released its 2014 promo following its debut at the 20th Annual SAG Awards®. The entertaining teaser features an all-star cast of SAG Foundation supporters including Jake Gyllenhaal; Kerry Washington and the cast of 'Scandal'; John Goodman; Chiwetel Ejiofor; Bruce Dern; David Morrissey; Lizzy Caplan; Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Terry Crews and the cast of 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'; Mindy Kaling and cast members of 'The Mindy Project'; SAG Life Achievement Recipient Rita Moreno; SAG Foundation Board Member Ron Perlman; and SAG Foundation President JoBeth Williams. Check it out below! (more...)

TCG Reveals Third Round Global Connections Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced the Cycle A recipients for the third round of Global Connections. Supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, this grant program encourages reciprocity and cultural exchange throughout the world through ON the ROAD grants to foster new relationships with international colleagues and IN the LAB grants to further pre-existing international collaborations. Now in its third year, the Global Connections program awarded up to $5,000 to seven projects through ON the ROAD and $10,000 to three projects through IN the LAB. (more...)

National Instruments Ranks Among FORTUNE Magazine's 100 Top Employers For Fifteen Consecutive Years
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ FORTUNE Magazine named National Instruments (NATI) among the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the nation for the 15th consecutive year. NI ranks #66 for 2014, a testament to NI's commitment to its 100-year plan and culture. (more...)

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