Theatre Community Rallies at 31st Annual Easter Bonnet Competition

Broadway’s best shared playful parodies, stirred emotions and delivered dance-driven delights at the 31st annual Easter Bonnet Competition, which raised a record-shattering $6,379,572 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. It’s the single highest fundraising total in Broadway Cares history. The staggering number, raised by 57 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring productions, was announced by Gavin Creel, […]

Easter Bonnet Competition Sets Highest Fundraising Total Ever

  The 30th annual Easter Bonnet Competition, celebrating six weeks of fundraising by 58 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies, raised a record-shattering $5,528,568, the largest grand total in Broadway Cares history. The show featured a surprise performance by rock legend Stevie Nicks, two top awards to the company of Hamilton and more than 230 […]

29th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition

The generosity of the American theatre community shined brightly as six weeks of spring fundraising raised another record-breaking grand total for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The 29th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition raised a remarkable $4,711,386, making this the third year in a row the event set a new fundraising record. The grand total was announced […]

28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition

The generosity of theatre fans during six weeks of fundraising by 57 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies helped push the 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition to another record high, raising $4,532,129 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.Broadway veterans Idina Menzel and Denzel Washington joined newcomers Bryan Cranston and Fran Drescher on April 21, 2014, to […]

Easter Bonnet Competition Raises A Record $4,250,542

The staggering grand total raised during the 27th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition was rivaled only by the voluminous array of talent that graced the stage for two memorable performances featuring a slew of Tony, Oscar and Emmy winners and nominees – and more than 200 of the best actors, singers and dancers in New York. […]

26th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition Raises $3,677,855

A roof-raising gospel revival, dancing divas in motorized scooters and even a parade of pooches helped make the 26th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition a memorable spectacle celebrating the incredible generosity and creativity of the theatre community and all Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS supporters. This year’s Easter Bonnet Competition raised $3,677,855, the result of six weeks […]

25th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition Raises $3,706,085

Six weeks of enthusiastic audience appeals, unique memorabilia sales and one-of-a-kind auctions by 52 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies pushed Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ 25th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition fundraising grand total to an extraordinary $3,706,085. Since the Easter Bonnet Competition began in 1987, the event has raised more than $46 million for Broadway Cares. The […]

The 24th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition

Thanks to the tireless efforts of 59 Broadway, Off-Broadway and National Tour companies, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ 24th Annual EASTER BONNET Competition raised an impressive $3,265,700. Since 1987, 24 editions of this highly-anticipated annual event have brought in more than $42 million.  From centenarians to teen idols and precocious kids, the 2010 edition of EASTER […]

23rd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition Raises $3,402,147

Fonda, Irons, Sarandon, Minnelli Headline at the Minskoff The 23rd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition raised an astounding and unexpected $3,402,147 through the combined efforts of 58 participating Broadway, Off-Broadway, and National Tour companies.   Since 1987, when the first Easter Bonnet Competition raised $18,000, 23 editions of this now extraordinary, highly-anticipated annual event have brought in more […]

The 22nd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition

Harvey Fierstein, Faith Prince and David Hyde Pierce Present Awards #1 Thanks to the efforts of 53 participating Broadway, Off-Broadway, and National Touring companies, the 22nd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition, presented at The Minskoff Theatre on Monday, April 28 and Tuesday, April 29 raised a record-breaking$3,734,129 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. In 22 editions, this […]