Touring Productions Boosting BC/EFA’s Bottom Line

For years, Broadway Cares has helped AIDS Service Providers nationwide fulfill their missions with grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000. During the past several years, theaters outside New York, in the heartland and on both coasts, have stepped up their efforts on our behalf, playing an increasingly essential role in BC/EFA’s fundraising. This article focuses […]

The 17th Annual Gypsy Raises Almost $3 Million!

Keith Roberts, star of MOVIN’ OUT in the opening number.   BC/EFA’s 17th Annual Gypsy of the Year Competition raised $2,972,721, over $200,000 more than 2004’s total of $2,754,632 thanks to the efforts of 59 participating Broadway, Off-Broadway and National Tour companies. . The high-energy cast of Spamalot led the fundraising during this six-week period, […]

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 […]

The 19th Annual Broadway Flea Market Raises Over $544,000!

One of our most successful Grand Auctions ever helped Broadway Cares’ 19th Annual Flea Market earn $544,037, our best result since 2000’s record-setting total of $574,000. This year’s result outpaced 2004’s $419,464 by over $120,000. On Sunday, September 25, more than 250,000 people spent a total of $246,957 at the 63 flea market tables (10 […]

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 […]

Broadway Barks 7

By Andy Smith Celebrating its 7th successful year, Broadway Barks – produced by BC/EFA – has become almost as much of a Shubert Alley tradition as our Annual Flea Market and Grand Auction. This year’s Barks – held July 30 from 3:30 to 6:30 – brought out Barks Founders and Executive Producers Bernadette Peters and […]

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 […]

Cross-Country Motorcycle Trip

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Cross-Country Motorcycle Trip The Long Reach Long Riders, led by Bill “Uncle Bill” Sapsis, announce plans for a cross-country motorcycle trip in June, 2005. Bill, whose career in the technical side of the entertainment business has taken him to 5 continents, the White House and Broadway, has formed two groups of […]