John Kelly News

Step Up Productions to Present DEAD ACCOUNTS, 10/3-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Step Up Productions will launch its 2014-15 season with the Chicago premiere of Theresa Rebeck's new comedy DEAD ACCOUNTS, directed by Jason Gerace (2014 Jeff Award, Best Director, Great Expectations), playing October 3 - November 2, 2014 at The Den Theatre - Mainstage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets go on sale August 15, 2014 at www.stepupproductions.org or by calling (312) 316-8255. The press performance is Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

IBM Announces $3 Billion Research Initiative To Tackle Chip Grand Challenges For Cloud And Big Data Systems
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

ARMONK, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ IBM (NYSE: IBM)today announced it is investing $3 billion over the next 5 years in two broad research and early stage development programs to push the limits of chip technology needed to meet the emerging demands of cloud computing and Big Data systems. These investments will push IBM's semiconductor innovations from today's breakthroughs into the advanced technology leadership required for the future. (more...)

Photo Flash: The New Colony Presents ORVILLE AND WILBUR DID IT!, Now Through 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

The New Colony continues its 2013-14 season with the irreverent world premiere comedy ORVILLE AND WILBUR DID IT! by David Zellnik, directed by Co-Artistic Director Andrew Hobgood, playing now through July 20, 2014 at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. in Chicago. The production also includes several songs by David Zellnik and Eric Svejcar. Tickets are available at www.thenewcolony.org. (more...)

JEDEC Presents Award of Excellence to Micron's Dan Skinner
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Dan was honored for his exceptional leadership as chairman of the LPDDR3 and LPDDR4 Task Groups, where he has worked diligently to ensure development progressed quickly in order to meet the needs of the mobile industry. John Kelly said, “JEDEC is grateful to Dan for his dedication to the development of the LPDDR3 and LPDDR4 standards, and for his commitment to fostering a collaborative environment for these task groups. Dan's colleagues have acknowledged how well he has been able to encourage new ideas while keeping the standards development process moving forward.” (more...)

Photo Release -- Micron's Daniel Skinner Receives JEDEC's Most Prestigious Honor - The Award of Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

BOISE, Idaho, June 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Micron Technology, Inc., (Nasdaq:MU) today congratulates Daniel Skinner, Director, Mobile DRAM Architecture, on receiving the prestigious JEDEC Award of Excellence in recognition of his leadership as chairman of the LPDDR3 and LPDDR4 Task Groups. (more...)

The New Colony Presents the World Premiere of ORVILLE AND WILBUR DID IT, 6/13-7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The New Colony continues its 2013-14 season with the irreverent world premiere comedy ORVILLE AND WILBUR DID IT! by David Zellnik, directed by Co-Artistic Director Andrew Hobgood, playing June 13 - July 20, 2014 at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. in Chicago. The production also includes several songs by David Zellnik and Eric Svejcar. Tickets are available at www.thenewcolony.org. The press performance is Tuesday, June 17 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

HERE Hosts Interstellar Gala, Honoring Anita Contini and CJ Follini, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

HERE's Interstellar Gala, honoring Anita Contini and CJ Follini, takes place tonight, Monday, June 16. Proceeds support HERE, the award-winning producer and presenter of contemporary hybrid work for more than 20 years, renowned for the HERE Artist Residency Program, the Dream Music Puppetry Program, and the PROTOTYPE festival. The evening kicks off with a Cosmic Feast at City Winery (155 Varick Street) featuring VIP Cocktail Reception, Dinner, Performances, Live & Silent Auctions, followed by The Big Bang party at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue), featuring Cocktails, Hors d'Oeuvres, Silent Auction, Performances, Dancing. The event features Emcee/Performer Taylor Mac and performances by Hai-Ting Chinn, Eisa Davis, John Kelly, Laura Peterson Choreography, Basil Twist and others. (more...)

UBM Tech Launches the New Wall Street & Technology Community
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ UBM Tech today announced the new community-driven Wall Street & Technology (wallstreetandtech.com), an interactive platform for capital markets and investment management technology professionals to connect with peers, editors and industry experts. The redesigned site provides the latest news, commentary, and discussion on the most important issues facing technology and business leaders in financial markets. Complementing its award-winning editorial coverage is perspective from more than 50 community contributors. (more...)

James Franco, Le DeLaria, Patina Miller and More Donate Personal Photos to MIX NYC's '#NakedEye Camera Benefit'; Auctions Close Today
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Over 150 celebrities - actors, musicians, writers, models, photographers, performers - are auctioning off unique personal photos and selfies as part of the MIX NYC #NakedEye Camera Benefit. To bid, visit mixnyc.org/nakedeye. A full list of participating celebrities is included below; auctions close today, May 22nd. (more...)

Liquidnet Raises the Bar for Transparency & Control
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

"In recent weeks, we have seen a growing chorus of industry participants, market analysts, and policymakers highlight the importance of transparency and we couldn't agree more. We believe that transparency is a continuous process and cannot be achieved by a single, one shot solution," commented John Kelly, Chief Operating Officer, Liquidnet. "That is why we have spent significant time and resources creating technology that enhances the level of transparency and control that our Members have when they trade with Liquidnet. These controls have allowed us to systemize an industry leading approach to transparency. It was an enormous effort throughout our company to create this technology and then to roll it out to Members globally. The response has been extremely positive." (more...)

James Franco, Le DeLaria, Patina Miller and More Donate Personal Photos to MIX NYC's '#NakedEye Camera Benefit'
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Starting today, over 150 celebrities - actors, musicians, writers, models, photographers, performers - are auctioning off unique personal photos and selfies as part of the MIX NYC #NakedEye Camera Benefit. To bid, visit mixnyc.org/nakedeye. A full list of participating celebrities is included at the end of this release; auctions close on May 22nd. (more...)

The New Colony to Present ORVILLE AND WILBUR DID IT!, 6/13-7/20
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

The New Colony continues its 2013-14 season with the irreverent world premiere comedy ORVILLE AND WILBUR DID IT! by David Zellnik, directed by Co-Artistic Director Andrew Hobgood, playing June 13 - July 20, 2014 at Signal Ensemble Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. in Chicago. The production also includes several songs by David Zellnik and Eric Svejcar. Tickets are available at www.thenewcolony.org. The press performance is Tuesday June 17 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Strawdog Theatre Presents CHARLES IVES TAKE ME HOME, Now thru 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

Strawdog Theatre Company and Interim Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce the final production to their 2013 - 2014 season, Jessica Dickey's Charles Ives Take Me Home, today, May 9 - June 21, direction by Keira Fromm with music direction by Strawdog Theatre Company Member Mike Przygoda and original music composition by Christopher Kriz, at Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway Street. (more...)

Compagnia de' Colombari and The Studio for Art, Faith and History to Present ORFEO IN ORVIETO, July 4-6
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

COMPAGNIA DE' COLOMBARI and THE STUDIO FOR ART, FAITH AND HISTORY are pleased to announce the international production of ORFEO IN ORVIETO, conceived by Karin Coonrod and John Conklin, based on the opera Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi, with musical arrengements and conducted by Gina Leishman, directed by Coonrod. ORFEO IN ORVIETO will play Friday, July 4th, Saturday, July 5th and Sunday, July 6th at 8:30 PM at the Palazzo Simoncelli in Orvieto, Italy. (more...)

Hauschka, Arias & Ratzke, Lily & Madeleine, Reverend Billy, Julia Haltigan and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming performances, running tomorrow, April 23 through May 4, 2014. Details below! (more...)

Non-Equity Jeff Awards are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The Jeff Awards Committee today announced 128 nominations in 24 categories of Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2013, and March 31, 2014. The Non-Equity Awards honor excellence in Chicago theatres not under a union contract. Jeff judges attended opening nights of 147 productions offered by 65 Non-Equity producing organizations. The judges recommended 66 of those shows, making them eligible for Non-Equity Jeff Award nominations. Thirty theatre companies received nominations. (more...)

Bob Garrett Joins Liquidnet as Head of Technology
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

“Technology is at the core of all that we do for our community of 740 of the world's leading asset managers. We continue to accelerate the growth of our businesses including the rollout of new technologies and solutions, expanding into fixed income and opening up new markets. We are very excited to bring Bob on board at this point in our expansion,” commented Kelly. “Bob is a proven technology leader who stood out for his extensive technical expertise, industry knowledge, and his varied experience at large and smaller firms. He has the right skillset and he will be a strong partner in collaborating with our business leaders to help us achieve our strategic and tactical goals.” (more...)

Benefit TRANS Formative - SONGS THAT PROPEL US Set to Play at Joe's Pub on 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

TRANS Formative - Songs That Propel Us: A Benefit for New York Voices, Joe's Pub's artist commissioning program, and the Ali Forney Center. An extravaganza featuring stars of the downtown scene will play at Joe's Pub at The Public, 425 Lafayette Street, on April 28. Show time is 9:30pm. Tickets are $30 and can be reserved online at joespub.com or by phone at: (212) 539-8778. (more...)

Investigation Discovery Announces Powerful April Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

On the heels of its best quarter in network history, Investigation Discovery unveils a late-April slate that showers viewers with new premieres every night of the week, featuring seven new series, and seven ongoing hits. (more...)

Strawdog Theatre Company to Present CHARLES IVE TAKE ME HOME, 5/9-6/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Strawdog Theatre Company and Interim Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce the final production to their 2013 - 2014 season, Jessica Dickey's Charles Ives Take Me Home, May 9 - June 21, direction by Keira Fromm with music direction by Strawdog Theatre Company Member Mike Przygoda and original music composition by Christopher Kriz, at Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway Street. Preview performance tickets are $15 with performances Friday, May 9, Saturday May 10, Thursday, May 15 and Friday, May 16 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 18 at 4 p.m. There is a Board Preview performance, Saturday, May 17 at 7 p.m., with $50 tickets that include access to a post-performance reception. Opening/press night is Monday, May 19 at 8 p.m. Industry night is Monday, June 2 at 8 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Single tickets are $28 and are currently on sale. Subscriptions, group, senior and student discounts are also available. Tickets may be ordered online at strawdog.org or by calling OvationTix toll-free: 866-811-4111. (more...)

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