The 19th Annual Gypsy Of The Year Raises $3,927,000

The 19th Annual GYPSY OF THE YEAR COMPETITION announced a total of $3,927,000 had been raised by the over 64 participating Broadway, Off-Broadway, and National Tour companies to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. This beats the previous record of $3,420,000 set in 2004. To date, the 19 editions of GYPSY OF THE YEAR COMPETITION have […]

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 […]


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 […]

The 21st Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Earns $559,810!

$7,262,372 is 21-Year Total! Record-breaking crowds, excellent weather and hundreds of theatre professionals came together Sunday to make BC/EFA’s 21st Annual Flea Market one of our most successful in history. The grand total of $559,810 was second only to the $574,000 total recorded in the year 2000 and well above last year’s result of $505,832. […]

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 […]

Broadway Barks 9 Was a Doggone Success

With more than 100 pets finding permanent homes, almost double the number adopted in 2006, Broadway Barks 9 drew thousands of theatre fans and animal lovers to Times Square’s Shubert Alley to encourage people to adopt pets from area shelters while spreading the message about the importance of spaying and neutering. And, for the second […]

Christopher Sieber Hosts Broadway Bares Launch Party

BC/EFA announced the theme and officially began selling tickets for our 2007 edition of the highly anticipated Broadway Bares fundraiser on Tuesday, March 13, at the bar in Chelsea where the event began. The party was part of the monthly “NextWorks” event hosted by Next Magazine at the popular Chelsea nightspot SBNY (Splash). Broadway Bares […]

Broadway Bares XVII: Myth Behavior

With a $115,000 boost from event sponsorM·A·C AIDS FUND, June 17th’s twoperformances ofBroadway Bares XII: Myth Behavior raised $743,787 breaking last year’s record result of $659,500. The first BROADWAY BARES (1991) – at which founder Jerry Mitchell and six friends danced for tips at a bar in Chelsea –raised $8,000. Since then, this must-see event […]