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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Listen: The 2017-2018 Broadway Season Broke Records (for Better or for Worse), Donna Murphy is Coming Back to “Dolly,” Kat McPhee is Sticking Around the Diner, and More!

“Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day.

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1) Last Season was the Biggest in Broadway History

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/2017-18-Broadway-Season-Named-Best-Attended-Highest-Grossing-Broadway-Season-Yet-20180529

2) Last Week’s Broadway Grosses

https://www.broadwayworld.com/grosses.cfm

3) Updating Stories from Yesterday

Stratford Festival Opening Night Interrupted by Bomb Threat

http://www.stratfordbeaconherald.com/2018/05/28/stratford-police-evacuate-festival-theatre-opening-night-cancelled

Leading Chicago director Rachel Rockwell is dead at 49

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/theater/ct-ent-rachel-rockwell-chicago-director-dead-0528-story.html

4) Recommendations

Stars Sing “Beauty and the Beast” at the Hollywood Bowl

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-Kelsey-Grammer-Invites-You-To-BE-OUR-GUEST-At-The-Hollywood-Bowl-20180529

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-Jane-Krakowski-Sings-BEAUTY-AND-THE-BEAST-At-The-Hollywood-Bowl-20180529

New York Times: Listening to the Sounds Design Tony Nominees

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/28/theater/tony-awards-sound-design-plays-nominees.html

5) In Other News

Donna Murphy to Return as Bette Midler’s “Hello, Dolly!” Alternate

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Back-Where-She-Belongs-Donna-Murphy-to-Return-to-Title-Role-of-HELLO-DOLLY-20180529

Katharine McPhee Extends-ish Her Run in “Waitress”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Katharine-McPhee-Extends-Her-Run-in-WAITRESS-20180529

“Latin History for Morons” to be Filmed for Netflix this Month

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/John-Leguizamos-LATIN-HISTORY-FOR-MORONS-to-Be-Filmed-Live-for-Netflix-at-NJPAC-20180529

Susan Stroman to Helm Reading of Ahrens and Flaherty’s “Little Dancer”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Susan-Stroman-to-Direct-and-Choreograph-Industry-Reading-of-New-Ahrens-Flaherty-Musical-LITTLE-DANCER-Baldwin-Ziemba-and-More-to-Star-20180529

The Vuneyard Extends “The Beast in the Jungle”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/THE-BEAST-IN-THE-JUNGLE-Extends-Through-June-24-20180529


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