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Benny Kirkham

Overnight Production LLC
Owner & Principal
Benny is a lighting designer and programmer with 35 years experience in live and television production.  He is owner and principal of Overnight Production LLC.

He has served as programmer and LD on international touring shows such as Michael Jackson, Aerosmith, Eric Church, and The Chicks. Benny also provided some combination of design, programming, and directing for Pat Metheny, A Perfect Circle, Eminem, Elton John, Nickelback, Brad Paisley, Rihanna, Don Henley, and The Blue Man Group as well as television and film work on American Gladiators, HBO Comedy, and the feature film Pitch Perfect. Since moving to Las Vegas in 2001, Benny has programmed for Tony award winning productions on Broadway in New York as well as several of the long running shows on the Las Vegas Strip including Elton John, Shania Twain, Blue Man Group, and the Cirque du Soleil productions BeLIEve, MJ One, America’s Got Talent, and R.U.N.

“Innovation, adaptation, and ingenuity are the bedrock traits of our industry. I think it’s on all of us to live those values and teach them.”