Broadway Bears 12

The saying goes, “Give the public what it wants and they’ll turn out!” That maxim proved true on Sunday, February 15, as dedicated bear collectors and bidders, loyal sponsors and an incredible amount of creative effort from Broadway’s top designers, costume shops, individual wardrobe personnel and teddy bear and doll artists all helped The Broadway […]

The Who’s Tommy 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert

A pumped up, sold-out crowd leapt to its feet repeatedly as performers from the original Broadway production of The Who’s Tommy commanded the stage at the August Wilson Theatre on Monday, December 15th for The 15th Anniversary Concert of this modern pop-opera.      Based on The Who’s 1969 rock opera – which included the […]

Rockers on Broadway

  L to R) Darlene Love, Lala Brooks, Deborah Gibson – photo credit Kerry Long For more performance photos click here By Bobby McGuire It was an evening of classic R&B nirvana at BB King Blues Club and Grill on Monday October 22 for the 15th Rockers on Broadway concert event, which generated a record-breaking […]

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 […]