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General Electric Takes Over Times Square on World Health Day

“Picture A Healthy World” Campaign to include a Simultaneous Broadcast on Seven Digital Billboards in Partnership with BC/EFA   FAIRFIELD , CT.- March 30, 2006- GE announced today that the company will celebrate World Health Day on April 7 with an integrated marketing “take over” of New York City’s Times Square, including the first simultaneous […]

Sting, Styler, Pryce and Company Triumph in “Twin Spirits”

On March 27, Broadway’s beautifully restored New Victory Theatre on 42 nd Street proviided the perfect intimate setting for “Twin Spirits,” a benefit for BC/EFA and Classical Action that fused readings, narration, and selections of music by Robert and Clara Schumann performed by some of the biggest names from several realms of entertainment. From Sting […]

Liza With A “Z”

On Monday, March 13, Manhattan’s Ziegfeld Theater was transformed into a raucous celebration of all things Liza Minnelli when Showtime Networks, in conjunction with M●A●C. Cosmetics presented the first-ever theatrical broadcast of Minnelli’s landmark 1972 television variety special, “Liza With A “Z”, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The full-house of over 1,100 friends and fans, […]

Nothing Like A Dame

The cast of Broadway’s acclaimed new musical, JERSEY BOYS, present Phyllis Newman, Bebe Neuwirth, and Maria Di Dia with a check from BC/EFA for $300,000 for the Women’s Health Initiative.   The 11 th ANNUAL NOTHING LIKE A DAME concert benefiting the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative (PNWHI) was held at the Imperial Theatre on […]

ABC Daytime Stars Shine for BC/EFA

The New Amsterdam Theatre – 214 W. 42 nd Street (home of Broadway’s THE LION KING) Monday, February 6, 2006 / 7:30pm On Monday, February 6th, cast members from ABC’s top-rated daytime dramas, All My Children, One Life to Live and General Hospital , along with special guests Meredith Vieira and Star Jones Reynolds from […]

Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life

CHITA RIVERA: The Dancer’s Life opened on Broadway to cheers and rave reviews on Sunday, December 11 th at The Schoenfeld Theatre. The evening was a fabled Broadway opening seldom seen today. An audience filled with stars, theatre-lovers, fans and colleagues and friends of Ms. Rivera’s who have worked with her in 14 Broadway shows […]

Hedwig And The Angry Inch Rocks The York Theatre

Introducing Barrymore Award Winning Actor DAVID COLBERT as Hedwig John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask’s Off-Broadway Smash Hit… HEDWIG and the ANGRY INCH ONE NIGHT ONLY – Monday, October 31, 2005 9:00pm The York Theater’s Theater Space at St. Peter’s 619 Lexington Avenue (Entrance on 54th Street) New York , NY 10022 This Halloween Benefit […]

Broadway Inspirational Voices Raises the Roof at Town Hall

As choir member John Eric Parker told a responsive audience, “You can’t testify unless you’ve been tested.” And such was the feeling shared by 62 of Broadway’s best and most inspired singers at The Broadway Inspirational Voices 11 th annual concert for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS held on October 16. Under the direction of founder […]

Cabaret Cares

Helen’s Hosts Ongoing series of BC/EFA Benefits Beginning Aug. 8 Cabaret producer and BC/EFA volunteer Joseph Macchia has launched an exciting new fundraising initiative – “Cabaret Cares,” a series of Monday night benefit performances in the 65-seat Hideaway Lounge at Helen’s in Chelsea. And, since Broadway is dark on Mondays, many of these intimate evenings […]

Sun Shines Bright on FIDF 14: Choreographic Sponsorships Boost Fund-Raising Total to $307,500

It has been a challenging year for many charities, so it was especially significant that the 14th AnnualFire Island Dance Festival succeeded in raising $307,500 with three sold-out party/performances in Fire Island Pines on the weekend of July 19th and 20th. #1                                                            #2                                                                    #3 FIDF 14 owed much of its success to a 40-percent increase in Choreographic […]