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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 35th Anniversary Benefit Concert

A sold-out crowd filled Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre Monday night, October 20th for Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: Elton John and Friends, a benefit concert celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s legendary double album. The event, produced by Tony Award-winning producer Jeffrey Seller (Rent, Avenue Q, In the Heights), raised over $1 […]

Pamela’s First Musical

The matinee debut of the long-awaited Pamela’s First Musical at Town Hall, Sunday, May 18, was an artistic and fundraising triumph for Broadway Cares and a moving tribute to two of the show’s three creators, the late Cy Coleman and the late Wendy Wasserstein. Based on Wasserstein’s 1996 children’s book, which was illustrated by Andrew […]

ABC Daytime Salutes BC/EFA

In just its fourth year, ABC Daytime Salutes BC/EFA generated more than $300,000 in sponsorship, ticket sales and auction bids, bringing the event’s grand total to over $1 million! Held on the evening of March 2, 2008 at New York’s historic Town Hall, the event featured beloved stars from ABC Daytime’s Emmy® Award- winning shows […]

Sherie Rene Scott’s You May Now Worship Me

   By Andy Smith During Monday night’s benefit performance of her (almost) one-woman show “You May Now Worship Me,” The Little Mermaid’s Sherie Rene Scott emerged as a modern diva-with-a-difference, capable of belting a show tune and winning big laughs. Presented at the Eugene O’Neill Theater as a benefit for Broadway Cares and its on-going […]

Broadway Bears 11

     A delicious mix of physically-challenged heros (Cyrano) and heroines (Wicked), under-the-sea villains (The Little Mermaid) and misunderstood monsters (Young Frankenstein) came together to create a collector’s dream at the BROADWAY BEARS XI auction. Held Sunday, February 17th, the event – hosted by Bryan Batt with Sotheby’s Lorna Kelly reprising her role as auctioneer […]

The Homecoming Comes Through For BC/EFA

Lust. Seduction. Deception. Harold Pinter’s Tony Award-winning masterpiece The Homecoming returns to Broadway now that the strike is over. But before that, 300 friends of Broadway Cares were invited to a special free sneak preview rehearsal run-thru on Sunday, November 25, at New World Stages. Homecoming director Daniel Sullivan and his stars Ian McShane, Raul Esparza, […]

The 2nd Annual Salon: A Broadway House Concert

BC/EFA’s 2nd annual Cole Porter-Like Salon Raises $30,000! Sara Gettelfinger, host Ron Pobuda and Lucie Arnaz Photo Credit – Linda Lenzi By Bobby McGuire Salon – (sa·lon) noun 1: an elegant apartment or living room (as in a fashionable home) 2: a fashionable assemblage of notables held by custom at the home of a prominent person It […]

Tynan

On Monday, October 22nd, BC/EFA presented renowned actor Corin Redgrave in a sold-out performance of TYNAN, based on the diaries of influential and often controversial British theatre critic and writer, Kenneth Tynan. Tynan, a left-wing intellectual and brilliant eccentric who joined Britain’s National Theatre as the company’s first full time literary manager at the invitation […]

Jersey Boys Fans United To Support BC/EFA

October 21, 2007 “Oh What A Night” it was on Sunday, October 21, 2007, when more than 250 of the most dedicated Jersey Boys fans along with the Tony-Award® winning cast packed the Top of the View on the 49th Floor of the Marriott Marquis high atop Times Square with its extraordinary 360-degree view of […]

Across The Universe Screening

  On Monday evening September 3, 2007, BC/EFA hosted an exclusive screening of the upcoming Julie Taymor movie musical ACROSS THE UNIVERSE. In attendance at the plush Manhattan SONY screening room were Jennifer Newman, Josh Tower and Ron Kunene (The Lion King), Curtis Holbrook (Xanadu), Peter Gregus (Jersey Boys), Denis Jones and Tony® Award- winner Jerry Mitchell (Legally […]