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Legendary Bernadette Peters Dazzles in Streamed Concert

The legendary Bernadette Peters’ powerhouse performance at her 2009 one-night-only event, Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert, was streamed online for the first time ever Friday, July 10, 2020, and raised a spectacular $252,575 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Peters took fans through a lineup of beloved Broadway show-stoppers, performing numbers from Carousel, Company, Follies, Gypsy, […]

Stream of Chita Rivera Celebration Supports COVID-19 Relief

The illustrious Chita Rivera illuminated screens around the world with a stream of her one-night-only concert Chita: A Legendary Celebration. The evening, which streamed on May 29, 2020, and benefited Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ COVID-19 relief efforts, raised a spectacular $100,036. The original concert celebrated Rivera’s birthday in 2013, taking fans through her storied career […]

30th Anniversary of Broadway Bares Postponed

Broadway Bares‘ 30th anniversary event, scheduled for Sunday, June 21, 2020, is being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The annual striptease spectacular will return to New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom when it is safe again to do so. If you purchased tickets for 2020 and have not been contacted by email, please reach out […]

Michael Urie Shines in Buyer & Cellar Online Benefit

  The incomparable Michael Urie brought joy and delightful irreverence into homes around the world with his live-streamed, site-specific performance of Jonathan Tolins’ Buyer & Cellar on Sunday, April 19, 2020. The performance raised $209,262 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund. The performance starred Urie as Alex, the sole employee of Barbra […]

Canceled: Easter Bonnet Competition

The 2020 performances of the Easter Bonnet Competition, scheduled for 4 pm on April 20 and 2:30 pm on April 21 at the Minskoff Theatre, are canceled. It would be our fondest wish for these much-loved performances to occur on schedule. But even in the best of circumstances – and with the sincere interests of […]

Parodies and Powerful Song and Dance Illuminate 2019 Red Bucket Follies

  Six weeks of enthusiastic fundraising erupted into two extraordinary performances of lighthearted parodies, inspiring calls-to-action and exceptional dance at this year’s Red Bucket Follies. The show, which was performed December 9 and 10, 2019, celebrated the 58 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies that participated in fall fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Red […]

Fifth Annual Broadway Run Breaks Fundraising Record

Theater enthusiasts, Broadway stars, industry insiders and passionate supporters ran (or walked) the streets of New York City in this year’s Broadway Run, raising a record-breaking $104,239 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.   The Broadway Run is a 3.1-mile walk or run through the streets of Manhattan that ends at the famed New York City […]

Benefit Celebrates 25 Years of Disney on Broadway

  Theater’s beloved names and brightest stars joined a sold-out audience in honoring Broadway’s most fantastical anniversary at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway. The sparkling silver anniversary event on November 4, 2019, raised an astounding $570,426 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway, presented at the […]