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 […]

Red Bucket Follies Breaks Records and Celebrates Broadway Community

  Equality, inclusion and joy permeated the performances at this year’s poignant and record-breaking Red Bucket Follies. The show celebrated six weeks of enthusiastic fundraising by 67 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring shows for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Red Bucket Follies, which was held December 3 and 4, 2018, raised $6,113,301 for Broadway Cares, the […]

Theatre Community’s Spirit Shines at 29th Annual Gypsy of the Year

  The indomitable and generous spirit of the theatre community – those onstage, backstage and in the audience – shined brightly as the 29th annual Gypsy of the Year competition celebrated six weeks of fundraising work of 56 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. Gypsy of the Year, which was held December 4 and 5, […]

Hope and Unity Resonate at 28th Annual Gypsy of the Year

  Broadway’s best spread messages of unity, hope and resilience through satire, song and dance December 5 and 6, 2016, at the 28th annual Gypsy of the Year competition. Gypsy of the Year , which celebrated six weeks of dedicated fundraising from 55 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies, raised $4,492,636 for Broadway Cares. The […]

Surprise Rap, Inspiring Dance Make for Memorable Gypsy of the Year

  For the 27th year, the best and brightest Broadway “gypsies” showed off their talent and dedication with funny, dramatic, emotional and thought-provoking numbers at the annual Gypsy of the Year competition. More than 150 of the most talented singers and dancers in the ensembles of Broadway and Off-Broadway shows performed original dances, songs and […]

26th Annual Gypsy Of The Year

  From a 40th anniversary celebration of the groundbreaking show The Wiz to poignant social commentary on today’s headlines expressed through dance, the 26th annual edition of Gypsy of the Year showcased the immense talent displayed eight times a week by the gypsies of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring productions. More than 200 gypsies came […]

25th Annual Gypsy Of The Year Raises $4,343,234

  From humorous solo skits to thrilling original dances, the 25th anniversary of Gypsy of the Year celebrated past and present gypsies with verve, vigor and heartfelt appreciation for those who give it their all eight shows a week. More than 250 gypsies, the most talented singers and dancers in the ensembles of Broadway and […]

24th Annual Gypsy Of The Year Raises $3,902,608

In the words of celebrated lyricist Fred Ebb, “We’re a special kind of people known as show people.” And for the 24th year, the best and brightest Broadway show people showed just how special they are with a rousing, emotional and heart-pounding edition of Gypsy of the Year. The annual event is the culminating celebration […]

Gypsy Of The Year Raises All-Time High $4,895,253

The 23rd Annual Gypsy of the Year Competition raised an all-time high $4,895,253, thanks to the tireless work of 53 participating Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies during six weeks of intensive fundraising this fall.The grand total was announced at the December 6 performance of Gypsy of the Year, an afternoon of songs, original skits and dances […]

22nd Annual Gypsy Of The Year Raises $3,776,720!

Well, Hello Dolly … and a most gracious and high-stepping bow to the extraordinary and generous enthusiasm of 63 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies whose amazing fundraising efforts will allow BC/EFA to provide essential services support for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. An afternoon of standing ovations at […]