Broadway Bares 18: Wonderland

With a big boost from event sponsor M·A·C AIDS FUND, on Sunday, June 22nd, two performances of Broadway Bares XVIII: Wonderland raised $874,372 – a new record and more than $130,000 above 2007’s total of $743,787.   Since its inception in 1992, when Tony Award®-winning choreographer and director Jerry Mitchell – then in the ensemble […]

Broadway Bares Stripathon 2008

By Andy Smith 2008’s Strip-a-Thon – the online pledge drive that lets Broadway Bares dancers, performers and production staff raise money online – brought in $127,000 of Wonderland’s record-setting total, a greater than 50 percent increase over the $84,170 generated in 2007. Billed as a Battle-of-the-Sexes, this year’s drive attracted more participants and better results […]

Christopher Sieber Hosts Broadway Bares Launch Party

  (Photo: Andrew Eccles,Design: SpotCo,Set: David Masenheimer,Make Up: The MAC Pro Team, Costumes – Jeff Johnson Doherty, Wings: Nicolas Putvinski, Hair – Josh Marquette.)   By Bobby McGuire BC/EFA announced the theme and officially began selling tickets for our 2007 edition of the highly anticipated Broadway Bares fundraiser on Tuesday, March 13, at the bar […]

Broadway Bares XVII: Myth Behavior

With a $115,000 boost from event sponsorM·A·C AIDS FUND, June 17th’s twoperformances ofBroadway Bares XII: Myth Behavior raised $743,787 breaking last year’s record result of $659,500. The first BROADWAY BARES (1991) – at which founder Jerry Mitchell and six friends danced for tips at a bar in Chelsea –raised $8,000. Since then, this must-see event […]

Broadway Bares ‘Strip-a-Thon’

By Andy Smith In just a few short years, the online pledge drive known as the Strip-a-Thon has become an important component ofBroadway Bares’ annual fundraising success. This year’s drive featured 109 dancers and raised $84,170, $26,292 more than in 2006. “It’s the BC/EFA version of a Dance-a-Thon tailored especially for our cause where dancers […]

Broadway Bares 16: New York Strip

  It was the hottest day of the year on Sunday, June 19 and temperatures were rising at BC/EFA’s hottest event of the year, BROADWAY BARES. Held in the famed Roseland Ballroom, the house was packed for both the 9:30 and Midnight shows as thousands watched over 200 performers take it off for a good […]

Broadway Bares 15: RXXX

Opening Number – Sunday, June 19, 2005, Roseland Ballroom Photo Credit: John Quilty   $654,000 Raised by Record-Setting Bares Broadway Bares 15 “outstripped” last year’s event, raising $654,000 and setting a new fundraising record, well above the previous benchmark of $525,000, set in 2004. In 15 years, Bares has raised a total of $3,479,000. Titled […]

Broadway Bares 14: Now Showing Raises $525,000 for BC/EFA

  Broadway Bares 14: Now Showing, the 2004 version of the spectacular that grins and bares it, brought in $525,000 for BC/EFA, $18,000 of which was collected in sweaty dollar bills tucked into the sparkling g-strings of 200 of Broadway’s hottest dancers. This success tops last year’s total by a whopping $75,000, and culminates in […]

Broadway Bares XIII: Burlesque is Back, Raises $450K for BC/EFA

Ever year Broadway Bares keeps getting bigger. The 2003 version of the spectacular, hosted by Hairspray Tony winners Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret Winoker and entitled Broadway Bares 13: Burlesque is Back, raised approximately $450,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. That tops last year’s total by a whopping $50,000! Every year for 13 years, conceiver/director […]

Broadway Bares 12: A Comic Strip

Sunday, June 16, 2002 2 Shows 9:30 PM & Midnight Roseland Ballroom Broadway Bares XII: A Comic Strip played to two packed-to-the-rafters, sold out houses on Sunday, June 16th. The event raised a record $400,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and featured 167 of Broadway’s finest and fiercest dancers. Conceived and directed by Jerry Mitchell, […]