J. Kelly News

Review Roundup: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 12, 2014

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

UPDATED - Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound ALADDIN in Toronto
by Review Roundups - Nov 23, 2013

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

New Mercer Analytics Workforce Planning Application Launched at 16th Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition
by BWW News Desk - Oct 07, 2013

“Particularly for those organizations that rely on highly-skilled employees and those expanding into high-growth markets, getting the right talent in the right place at the right time and right cost has never been a more important, yet more challenging, competitive and strategic imperative,” said Brian J. Kelly, Global Leader for Mercer's Analytics and Planning Practice. “We feel our Workforce Planning application can provide a sustainable, repeatable process that not only explains a client's workforce of today but predicts the needs of tomorrow.” (more...)

Nordstrom Rack To Open In Westwood, MA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. announced today plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at University Station in Westwood, Mass. The approximately 35,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in spring 2015. University Station is being developed by New England Development, Eastern Real Estate, and National Development. (more...)

First Book of Alastair Series Released, FIRST TO FALL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

In a niftily written narrative that will certainly rivet everyone, first-time author S.J. Kelly invites her readers to an enjoyable escape from reality. The first book of the Alastair General Series, First to Fall is a mind-blowing fiction about three brothers, Shane, Daniel and Adam, who happen to be vampires and physicians. It focuses on the youngest, Adam, who finds and falls in love with his mate, Sasha Black. The only problem is that she is targeted by werewolves and the brothers must keep her safe. (more...)

2013 Toronto Theatre Critics' Awards Announced - TERMINUS and More!
by Kelly Cameron - May 23, 2013

TERMINUS wins big at this year's Toronto Theatre Critics' Awards, which were announced today (awards to be given out at a later date). The awards are determined by Toronto critics who represent five of the city's newspapers: The Globe and Mail (J. Kelly Nestruck); The Grid (Martin Morrow); NOW (Glenn Sumi); The National Post (Robert Cushman); and the Toronto Star (Richard Ouzounian). (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Announces Lineup for 2013 East Village Theater Festival, 4/15-5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse, OBIE Award winner, presents the fourth annual East Village Theater Festival, a three-week celebration of the ever-vital life and lore of the East Village. The festival features four different evenings of new plays and solo-performances, as well as the work of local artists, and a panel discussion on the neighborhood's changing identity. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Kicks Off 2013 East Village Theater Festival, Now thru 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse, OBIE Award winner, presents the fourth annual East Village Theater Festival, a three-week celebration of the ever-vital life and lore of the East Village. The festival features four different evenings of new plays and solo-performances, as well as the work of local artists, and a panel discussion on the neighborhood's changing identity. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Announces Lineup for 2013 East Village Theater Festival, 4/15-5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse, OBIE Award winner, presents the fourth annual East Village Theater Festival, a three-week celebration of the ever-vital life and lore of the East Village. The festival features four different evenings of new plays and solo-performances, as well as the work of local artists, and a panel discussion on the neighborhood's changing identity. (more...)

Photo Flash: Talk Is Free Theatre's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2013

After a triumphant fundraising performance of The Producers for the Actors' Fund in 2010, Talk Is Free Theatre (TIFT) followed up with a fundraising, concert performance of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The performance was held on Sunday, February 10 at 8PM at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Historic Distillery District in Toronto and raised over 30k! Scroll below for photos from the event! (more...)

Review Roundup: Toronto's North American Premiere of THE WIZARD OF OZ
by Review Roundups - Jan 15, 2013

Producers Bill Kenwright, The Really Useful Group, David Mirvish, Troika Entertainment & Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures present the all-Canadian cast of the North American premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ, which opened on December 20 at the Mirvish Theatre. (more...)

Toronto's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN Concert Will Benefit Actors' Fund of Canada
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2012

After a triumphant fundraising performance of The Producers for the Actors' Fund in 2010, Talk Is Free Theatre (TIFT) is delighted to follow up with a fundraising, concert performance of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The performance will be held on Sunday, February 10 at 8PM at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Historic Distillery District in Toronto. (more...)

Cathy Rigby, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and More Set for 2012 Wolf Trap Ball Tonight, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2012

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces the 2012 Wolf Trap Ball, the organization's largest annual fundraising event, set to commence tonight, September 15 on the Filene Center stage at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. This year's special event celebrates Terre Jones, Wolf Trap President and CEO, who throughout his tenure has positioned the organization as a premier center for the integration of performing arts, education, technology, and environmental sustainability. Jones will retire in December, following 17 years of service leading the not for profit arts and education organization. (more...)

2012 Wolf Trap Ball Honors Terre Jones Tonight, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces the 2012 Wolf Trap Ball, the organization's largest annual fundraising event, set to commence tonight, September 15 on the Filene Center stage at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Cathy Rigby, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and More Set for 2012 Wolf Trap Ball, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2012

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces the 2012 Wolf Trap Ball, the organization's largest annual fundraising event, set to commence Saturday, September 15 on the Filene Center stage at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. This year's special event celebrates Terre Jones, Wolf Trap President and CEO, who throughout his tenure has positioned the organization as a premier center for the integration of performing arts, education, technology, and environmental sustainability. Jones will retire in December, following 17 years of service leading the not for profit arts and education organization. (more...)

2012 Wolf Trap Ball Honors Terre Jones, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2012

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces the 2012 Wolf Trap Ball, the organization's largest annual fundraising event, set to commence Saturday, September 15 on the Filene Center stage at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. (more...)

KIM'S CONVENIENCE, RIDE THE CYCLONE Big Winners at 2012 Toronto Theatre Critics' Awards
by Kelly Cameron - May 31, 2012

The winners of the second annual Toronto Theatre Critics' Awards are in, and BWW is thrilled to bring its readers the entire list. Stand-outs include The Toronto Fringe hit Kim's Convenience (now playing for a second time this season at Soulpepper) and Atomic Vaudeville's Ride the Cyclone. The awards were determined by critics from The Globe and Mail (J. Kelly Nestruck), The Grid (Martin Morrow), National Post (Robert Cushman), NOW Magazine (Glenn Sumi) and the Toronto Star (Richard Ouzounian). (more...)

Art of Time Ensemble Announces 2012-2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012

Andrew Burashko, founder and Artistic Director of the acclaimed Art of Time Ensemble, today announced the company's groundbreaking 2012-2013 season, sponsored by Invesco Trimark. (more...)

Review Roundup: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR on Broadway - All The Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Mar 22, 2012

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR opened on Broadway last night, Thursday, March 22. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, directed by Des McAnuff began previews March 1 and is now playing at the Neil Simon Theatre. Here's what the critics have to say... (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at War Horse in Toronto
by Kelly Cameron - Sep 25, 2011

On Monday morning Mirvish Productions held an exclusive sneak-peak event for local journalists and subscribers at the TIFF Bell Lightbox showcasing the 'star' of the upcoming production of War Horse - 'Joey'. David Mirvish was joined by creators Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones from the Handspring Puppet Company of South Africa, as Toronto got its first look at what we can expect when War Horse has its Canadian Premiere in February of 2012. (more...)

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