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Better Things is a semi-autobiographical vehicle for Pamela Adlon similar to the way "Louie" is for CK. It centers on Sam, a working actor with no filter trying to earn a living, navigate her daughters' lives, have fun with a friend or two and also

American Rap Artist DeM AtlaS To Unveil New Single 'Depends On U' Photo American Rap Artist DeM AtlaS To Unveil New Single 'Depends On U'
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2021

American rap artist Joshua Turner, better known as deM atlaS, will release Depends On U, the second single of his highly anticipated EP redeMption, on April 23, 2021 on https://www.dematlast.com and other platforms. ...
Student Blog: The New Era of Fandom Photo Student Blog: The New Era of Fandom
by Student Blogger: Isabella Schiavon - April 21, 2021

Stage door, fan mail, events at Shubert Alley – the starter pack of an OG Broadway fan. However, things have been changing, and not just because of the pandemic. And that was one of the topics discussed at the BroadwayCon Industry Day, produced by Situation....
Student Blog: Will the World of Broadway Revivals Change After Re-Opening? Photo Student Blog: Will the World of Broadway Revivals Change After Re-Opening?
by Student Blogger: Paige Rosko - April 28, 2021

When the time comes for Broadway to re-open, I really think that the people who make the decisions of what comes to Broadway should focus on new voices and new art. ...
BWW Interview: Jason Graae of PERFECT HERMANY at 42nd Street Moon Celebrates the Lega Photo BWW Interview: Jason Graae of PERFECT HERMANY at 42nd Street Moon Celebrates the Legacy of His Dear Friend Jerry Herman
by Jim Munson - April 14, 2021

San Francisco’s revered 42nd Street Moon kicks off its 2021 “Moonbeams” season with Jason Graae in Perfect Hermany, a tribute to the late, great Jerry Herman, writer of such classic musicals as Hello, Dolly!, Mame and La Cage Aux Folles. The title Perfect Hermany is an unusually apt one as Graae is ...
BWW Feature: 18TH ANNUAL WILL-A-THON, 'WILL'S PLAYHOUSE 90' at The Workshop Theater Photo BWW Feature: 18TH ANNUAL WILL-A-THON, 'WILL'S PLAYHOUSE 90' at The Workshop Theater
by Caroline Sposto - April 24, 2021

When the pandemic hit, Charles E. Gerber, a NY actor, director, and acting instructor, moved his studio, Will's Playshop, online. From April 25th at 4 p.m. EST - Midnight April 29th, performances will be accessible to a worldwide audience, on a 'pay what you can' basis to benefit The Food Bank for N...
Lipstick Jodi Premieres New Single 'Take Me Seriously' Photo Lipstick Jodi Premieres New Single 'Take Me Seriously'
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2021

Lipstick Jodi, the Grand Rapids trio led by powerhouse non-binary songwriter, vocalist, guitarist Karli Morehouse, a cheerleading army of one on their latest single, the absolute dance floor banger, “Take Me Seriously.”...
Virtual Theatre This Weekend: April 24-25- with Mandy Gonzalez, Andrea McArdle and Mo Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: April 24-25- with Mandy Gonzalez, Andrea McArdle and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, April 24-25, 2021....
PlayCo Productions Available to Audiences Everywhere This Spring Photo PlayCo Productions Available to Audiences Everywhere This Spring
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2021

PlayCo announces plans for Spring 2021, building on the company's multi-platform exploration of this moment, its engagement with artists who are illuminating the complexities of relationships sustained from a distance, and its introduction of new initiatives responding to the changes in our world....
BWW Interview: John Boyd of ANTIGONE at The Classic Theatre Of San Antonio Photo BWW Interview: John Boyd of ANTIGONE at The Classic Theatre Of San Antonio
by Ashley Corbaley - April 14, 2021

The Classic Theatre of San Antonio's ANTIGONE is now playing at the Botanical Garden! BWW was fortunate to chat with John Boyd who plays Creon in the production about his experience. ...
Seattle Punk Pioneers THE LIVING Release 'Lost' 1982 Recording Photo Seattle Punk Pioneers THE LIVING Release 'Lost' 1982 Recording
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2021

Launching next Tuesday, April 20th is The Living 1982 Podcast which features interviews with the band members as well as others who were prominent in the punk scene during the early 80’s. ...
BWW Feature: THEATRE FROM A DISTANCE with STORYBOOK THEATRE Photo BWW Feature: THEATRE FROM A DISTANCE with STORYBOOK THEATRE
by Vicki Trask - April 30, 2021

I sat down with a few of the companies in Calgary’s theatre scene to talk to them about how they’ve survived the lockdown. Over the next few weeks, I’ll introduce you to them. First up: JP Thibodeau is the Artistic Director of StoryBook Theatre, one of Canada’s largest TYA (theatre for young audi...
Student Blog: Now Is The Time To Seize The Day Photo Student Blog: Now Is The Time To Seize The Day
by Student Blogger: Michael Scuotto - April 23, 2021

I've been thinking about Newsies a lot this week. At its core, it is a show about activists fighting for change and battling against the status quo. Obviously, this is a fairly pressing and urgent idea, this week especially. It tells us that we should raise our voices to protest unjust systems, and ...
BWW Interview: Mark McGoldrick of COUNTERCOUP at The Marsh Shares His Own Unlikely Jo Photo BWW Interview: Mark McGoldrick of COUNTERCOUP at The Marsh Shares His Own Unlikely Journey from Juvenile Delinquent to Public Defender
by Jim Munson - April 27, 2021

Actor-writer-lawyer Mark McGoldrick is someone with an unusually compelling life story. A self-described former “fuckup” whose youth was largely spent in a haze of drug use and delinquency, McGoldrick was involved in a horrifying accident that could have cost him his life and did leave him paralyzed...
BWW Review: CABARET at Scott Theatre, University Of Adelaide Photo BWW Review: CABARET at Scott Theatre, University Of Adelaide
by Barry Lenny - April 27, 2021

There's enough energy to power a small town....
BWW Interview: Tovah Feldshuh On The Creation of LILYVILE: MOTHER, DAUGHTER, AND OTHE Photo BWW Interview: Tovah Feldshuh On The Creation of LILYVILE: MOTHER, DAUGHTER, AND OTHER ROLES I'VE PLAYED
by Stephen Mosher - April 14, 2021

Officially released yesterday, Tovah Feldshuh's memoir LILYVILLE: MOTHER, DAUGHTER, AND OTHER ROLES I'VE PLAYED is the book that already has everyone talking....
PRISCILLA Producers Respond to Casting Controversy – 'We Believe We Have Cast the Ver Photo PRISCILLA Producers Respond to Casting Controversy – 'We Believe We Have Cast the Very Best Performers to Portray all the Parts'
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2021

It was recently announced that the UK tour of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert would be resuming in June 2021. However, the casting of the tour has caused backlash after a cis male was cast in the role of Bernadette after the production held an open casting call for trans performers. ...
Student Blog: Motivation Gone Missing Photo Student Blog: Motivation Gone Missing
by Student Blogger: Claire Desenberg - April 28, 2021

All I have to say for myself is senior year spring quarter vibes. I am shoulder deep in senioritis and have absolutely no desire to watch any of my pre recorded lectures about how different faults are somehow related to plate tectonics. That being said I know we have all about had it with this schoo...
Student Blog: The Power of Yes... And Photo Student Blog: The Power of Yes... And
by Student Blogger: Grace Cutler - April 28, 2021

Improv is defined as creating scenes that have never been done before, and will never be done again. The scenes aren’t planned, and everything happens in the moment!...
Better Noise Music & Beatchain Partner to Expand Opportunities for Artists Photo Better Noise Music & Beatchain Partner to Expand Opportunities for Artists
by TV News Desk - April 21, 2021

Waite is an IMPALA Board Member where he’s recently been heavily involved in the organization’s diversity efforts to level the playing field across all hirings and freelancers....
Student Blog: Reflecting on the Strangest School Year Ever Photo Student Blog: Reflecting on the Strangest School Year Ever
by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - April 19, 2021

I had just finished about four months of online learning when I started classes at UCM, so it was weird being on a campus again, especially with all the COVID-19 restrictions....
girl in red's Debut Album IF I COULD MAKE IT GO QUIET Out Now Photo girl in red's Debut Album IF I COULD MAKE IT GO QUIET Out Now
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2021

Today girl in red aka singer-songwriter-producer Marie Ulven released her highly-anticipated debut album if i could make it go quiet via her label World In Red / AWAL. Betrayal, lust, longing, pulling herself out of a depressive spell -- nothing is off-limits on if i could make it go quiet....
Bucks County Playhouse Announces Free Outdoor Concert Photo Bucks County Playhouse Announces Free Outdoor Concert
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2021

On Saturday, May 1 Bucks County Playhouse will herald the arrival of spring with the unveiling of upgrades to its New Hope riverfront campus and a free “Boat Concert” at noon on the Delaware. Alexander Fraser invited the community to visit the Playhouse for the festivities, which includes the 12 Noo...
Student Blog: Yale Drama Series Prize Winner Rachel Lynett on 'Apologies to Lorraine Photo Student Blog: Yale Drama Series Prize Winner Rachel Lynett on 'Apologies to Lorraine Hansberry (You Too August Wilson)'
by Student Blogger: Macy Mae Cowart - April 23, 2021

The 2021 Yale Drama Series Prize has been awarded to Rachel Lynett who says, 'the seed of the play is two things: One, I wanted to address that the black experience is not monolithic [...] Two, what does it mean when we ask actors to take on all these roles and what's the toll on it for them?'...
Student Blog: Reflecting on the Strangest School Year Ever Photo Student Blog: Reflecting on the Strangest School Year Ever
by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - April 19, 2021

I had just finished about four months of online learning when I started classes at UCM, so it was weird being on a campus again, especially with all the COVID-19 restrictions....
Industry Pro Newsletter: Earth Day, Ken-Matt Martin takes over at Victory Gardens, an Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Earth Day, Ken-Matt Martin takes over at Victory Gardens, and the Latest on Calls for Better Workplaces in the theatre
by Alex Freeman - April 26, 2021

One thing is certain: the performing arts will be a changed industry as we come out of the other side of the pandemic. From changes in business model, to new budget priorities to deal with potential shortfalls, to a deeper understanding of the ways the industry has failed in DEI efforts in the past,...