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Drop the Mic is already a huge viral and digital success as an ongoing popular segment on The Late Late Show with James Corden. The series will pit four celebrities against each other in a rap battle royale packed with "I can't believe they just said that" moments. Each week's winner will be chosen by the studio audience.

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BWW Review: INTERMISSIONS: THE SUMMER EDITION, Episode One Photo BWW Review: INTERMISSIONS: THE SUMMER EDITION, Episode One
by Jenny Ell - July 18, 2020

No one could have predicted the catastrophic impact that the coronavirus pandemic has had on the arts industry. From live concerts to releasing never-before-seen archive footage, venues and artists have been doing all they can to keep the theatre industry's profile alive....
BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW With Sean Harkness Photo BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW With Sean Harkness
by Nicholas Adler - July 13, 2020

One can tell when someone is playing music mechanically and simply reading notes on a page or if what you are hearing is something greater than that; as if something divine is coming through the performer's soul. With guitarist Sean Harkness, it most certainly is the later. Although quite an accomp...
BWW Interview: Nina Dunn Talks THE DARK THEATRES PROJECT Photo BWW Interview: Nina Dunn Talks THE DARK THEATRES PROJECT
by Cindy Marcolina - July 09, 2020

When the lockdown started in mid March, theatres all over the country were forced to shut down in a hurry. Nina Dunn, video designer with credits spread all over the West End and Europe, has been documenting the struggle of the industry through chilling photographs of empty theatres where silence do...
MoPOP Prepares For Phase 3 Reopening Photo MoPOP Prepares For Phase 3 Reopening
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2020

When the world went into quarantine, the Museum of Pop Culture went virtual with movie watchalongs, book clubs, and more. This month, virtual programming continues as staff prepare for reopening in Washington state's phase 3....
BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TI Photo BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TIME - from Judy Garland to Lady Gaga, from Gloria Gaynor to Frank Ocean
by Peter Nason - June 24, 2020

Happy Gay Pride! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest LGBTQ songs and anthems from 1920-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the grade!...
BWW Review: BROADWAY DRIVE-IN THEATRE Offers Socially Distant, In-Person Concert at F Photo BWW Review: BROADWAY DRIVE-IN THEATRE Offers Socially Distant, In-Person Concert at Fountain Hills Theater
by Seth Tucker - June 14, 2020

The a?oeBroadway Drive-In Theatrea?? at Fountain Hills Theater (FHT) is a significant step for the performing arts and a largely successful early attempt to recapture the magic of live performance....
BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to BETTER CALL SAUL
by Peter Nason - April 22, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best TV episodes from the 1950's to 2020; see if your favorites made the list!...
Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of THE BACHELOR PRESENTS: LISTEN TO YOUR HEART on A Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of THE BACHELOR PRESENTS: LISTEN TO YOUR HEART on ABC - Monday, April 20, 2020
by TV Scoop - April 15, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE BACHELOR PRESENTS: LISTEN TO YOUR HEART, airing on ABC on Monday, April 20, 2020!...
VIDEO: James Corden Loses His Cool on Neil Patrick Harris and More! Photo VIDEO: James Corden Loses His Cool on Neil Patrick Harris and More!
by TV News Desk - April 10, 2020

During this unprecedented time, CBS will present the new, unique primetime special HOMEFEST: JAMES CORDEN'S LATE LATE SHOW SPECIAL, hosted by James Corden. In the spirit of bringing people together to keep people apart, the special will be broadcast Monday, March 30 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CB...
Luther Burbank Center For The Arts Offers Three Free Virtual Arts Programs Photo Luther Burbank Center For The Arts Offers Three Free Virtual Arts Programs
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2020

Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (LBC) announced that it is offering three free virtual arts programs to provide continued access to the arts and community engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic....
Firewoodisland Releases Self-Titled Album Photo Firewoodisland Releases Self-Titled Album
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2020

The Bristol-based indie-pop duo, Firewoodisland releases their self-titled second album, featuring the noteworthy 'Time Reveals It All', via Firewoodisland Records....
BWW Interview: At Home With Sue Matsuki Photo BWW Interview: At Home With Sue Matsuki
by Stephen Mosher - March 28, 2020

Known in some circles as The Godmother of Cabaret, Sue Matsuki provides more than just good entertainment - she is a helping hand and a nurturer within the community, making all her colleagues feel safe and welcome....
James Corden to Host LATE LATE SHOW Special 'Homefest' Featuring John Legend, Andrea Photo James Corden to Host LATE LATE SHOW Special 'Homefest' Featuring John Legend, Andrea Bocelli, & More
by TV News Desk - March 25, 2020

During this unprecedented time, CBS will present the new, unique primetime special HOMEFEST: JAMES CORDEN'S LATE LATE SHOW SPECIAL, hosted by James Corden. In the spirit of bringing people together to keep people apart, the special will be broadcast Monday, March 30 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CB...
Shaftesbury Theatre: What You Need To Know Photo Shaftesbury Theatre: What You Need To Know
by Constance Drugeot - March 18, 2020

Opened in 1911 and designed by Bertie Crewe for the Melville Brothers, Shaftesbury Theatre is one of the largest West End theatres and the last to be built on Shaftesbury Avenue. Here is everything you need to know if you're planning on visiting....
Mnozil Brass Brings Cirque To The Broad Stage, March 26 Photo Mnozil Brass Brings Cirque To The Broad Stage, March 26
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2020

Listen and be amazed! Austria's rollicking Mnozil Brass displays extraordinary virtuosity and theatrical wit in Cirque, their newest show combining the monkey business of daily life with music and humor and transforming the stage into a musical flea circus. A madcap evening of seven supremely gifted...
Elle Winter Releases Highly Anticipated Debut EP Photo Elle Winter Releases Highly Anticipated Debut EP
by TV News Desk - March 06, 2020

Rising pop star Elle Winter's highly anticipated debut EP Yeah, No. is available across all digital streaming platforms now via The Orchard. Today, Elle also unveils the official music video for the relatable empowerment anthem. Watch the video directed by Bobby Hanaford (Greyson Chance, Vic Mensa, ...
Koven Shares Final Single Before Debut LP Release Photo Koven Shares Final Single Before Debut LP Release
by TV News Desk - February 19, 2020

Koven presents the fourth and final single 'Gold' / 'YES', taking you through another exploration of their artistry as well as the talents which pulled Max and Katie together to form the bass music duo. What follows in its wake is 'Butterfly Effect' the pairs debut LP on Monstercat and one which wil...
BWW Review: We might have had to wait for it, but HAMILTON exceeds expectations in Ca Photo BWW Review: We might have had to wait for it, but HAMILTON exceeds expectations in Canadian premiere
by Isabella Perrone - February 15, 2020

HAMILTON has proven its lasting power in the five years since it debuted on Broadway, and after landing in several international locations, the mega-hit musical about America's ten-dollar founding father has crossed the border....
Winter Break Comedy Camp Keeps NYC Kids and Teens Busy During School Break Photo Winter Break Comedy Camp Keeps NYC Kids and Teens Busy During School Break
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2020

This week, NYC schools let their students and staff out for an extended President's Day weekend. Many New York kids and teens will be keeping busy at Comedy Camp in Times Square, discovering the worlds of both Improv and Stand-Up Comedy, while developing invaluable life skills (self confidence, publ...
BWW Review: JOHN CAMERON MITCHELL'S THE ORIGIN OF LOVE TOUR at Bass Concert Hall Photo BWW Review: JOHN CAMERON MITCHELL'S THE ORIGIN OF LOVE TOUR at Bass Concert Hall
by Adrienne Proctor - February 08, 2020

John Cameron Mitchell, the co-writer and original star of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, revives the songs and stories of Hedwig for THE ORIGIN OF LOVE TOUR....
Mike Mizanin Will Host USA Network's Upcoming Competition Series CANNONBALL Photo Mike Mizanin Will Host USA Network's Upcoming Competition Series CANNONBALL
by TV News Desk - January 14, 2020

USA Network today announced hosts for its upcoming splashy, new competition series CANNONBALL: WWE(R) Superstar 'The Miz(R)' Mike Mizanin, Emmy Award(R)-winning host Rocsi Diaz, and sideline reporter, Simon Gibson. Mizanin also stars in MIZ AND MRS, USA Network's #1 returning unscripted series of 20...
The Theatre Community Mourns the Loss of Jerry Herman Photo The Theatre Community Mourns the Loss of Jerry Herman
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2019

BroadwayWorld was deeply saddened this morning to report the passing of the legendary Carol Channing. The Broadway community took to social media to share memories and condolences....
See Who Will Guest Host THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN Next Week Photo See Who Will Guest Host THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN Next Week
by TV News Desk - December 02, 2019

A stellar line-up of Hollywood talent will help to make the holiday season bright when they guest-host THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN Monday, Dec. 9 - Wednesday, Dec. 18 (12:37 - 1:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network....
FROZEN Cast, Joe Iconis & Family, Norm Lewis And More Hit The Feinstein's/54 Below St Photo FROZEN Cast, Joe Iconis & Family, Norm Lewis And More Hit The Feinstein's/54 Below Stage In December
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2019

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551....
BWW Review: ALADDIN at Hippodrome Theatre Photo BWW Review: ALADDIN at Hippodrome Theatre
by Rowena Winkler - November 18, 2019

If you're looking for a?oeA Whole New Worlda?? to break up the monotony of your week, look no further than the Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center.  Disney Theatrical Productions has done it again with its National Tour of Aladdin: another movie-to-musical hit that stays ...