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 […]

The 20th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition Raises $3.1 Million

  (Photo Credit: Gary J. Cooper) BC/EFA’s Easter Bonnet Competition turned 20 with a bang on April 25, earning more than $3 million and thrilling two sold-out audiences with splashy headgear, a tribute to 1986 and a host of surprise guest stars. Special guests Julia Roberts (Three Days of Rain), Harry Connick Jr. (The Pajama […]

The 19th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition Raises Astonishing $2,849,066

                                                                                                      Photo Credit: John Quilty The 19th Annual EASTER BONNET COMPETITION was a great success with an record breaking $2,849,066.70 being raised this year by the over 40 participating Broadway, Off-Broadway, and National Tour companies to benefit Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS. Harvey Fierstein (Fiddler on the Roof), Jessica Lange (The Glass Menagerie), and Jeff […]

The 18th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition

The 18th Annual EASTER BONNET Competition – presented once again at Disney’s beautiful New Amsterdam Theatre – raised a record-breaking $3,439,075 for BC/EFA in six week of fundraising. 44 shows participated in this fundraising success. 23 Broadway shows brought in a collective $2,694,372. 14 National Tours came in with $667,821 and 7 Off-Broadway shows raised […]

The 16th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition

Monday and Tuesday, April 22 and 23, 2002 Opening Number… The awards for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ 16th annual Easter Bonnet Competition were presented the afternoon of April 23, with the grand prize for fundraising going to Mamma Mia! with $162,037. All told, $1,826,392 was raised by the participating shows this year. Rosie O’Donnell […]

15th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition Raises $2,275,658!

Monday, April 23rd, 2001 Tuesday, April 24th, 2001 The New Amsterdam Theatre 214 West 42nd Street 17 Companies Present Bonnets / 57 Companies Raise Funds The 15th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition ended with a triumphant bang when Mary Louise Parker, Bebe Neuwirth and Alan Cumming announced that a grand total of $2,275,658 had been raised […]