24th Annual Gypsy Of The Year Raises $3,902,608

In the words of celebrated lyricist Fred Ebb, “We’re a special kind of people known as show people.” And for the 24th year, the best and brightest Broadway show people showed just how special they are with a rousing, emotional and heart-pounding edition of Gypsy of the Year. The annual event is the culminating celebration […]

BC/EFA Donates $250,000 Toward Hurricane Sandy Recovery

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS announced on Friday, November 2, 2012, that a portion of proceeds currently being raised by Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies, as well as other performing artists, during the six-week fall fundraising efforts will be donated to three relief agencies committed to immediately helping victims of Hurricane Sandy. An additional $100,000 […]

Up Our Alley Raises Record-Breaking Total in 14th Edition

Up Our Alley, Classical Action’s annual bowling bonanza benefit, first got rolling in 1999 at Bowlmor Lanes Union Square in New York City. Every year since, we have asked our friends and colleagues from all corners of the performing arts industry and beyond to form bowling teams. Similar to a walk-a-thon, each team seeks sponsorship […]

Bucks County Cabaret Raises Inspiring $162,100

Two Broadway stars and one historic theatre combined for a magical autumn evening of song and even a little dance as stage and screen stars Bebe Neuwirth and Malcolm Gets entertained a sold-out audience October 13 at Bucks County Cabaret, a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The evening at the beautifully restored Bucks County […]

26th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction

The spirit and generosity of the theatre community shined as brightly as the autumn sun as the 26th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction blew past all previous record totals to raise a spectacular $681,892.The all-day event on Sunday, September 23, 2012, featured 59 tables overflowing with theatrical memorabilia, rare mementos and unique Broadway […]

Broadway Barks 14 Finds Forever Homes For Dogs & Cats

  Cuddly canines and furry felines filled Shubert Alley on July 14 with the return of Broadway Barks, the annual pet adoption event that benefits New York City’s animal shelters.Barks founders Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters welcomed a throng of animal lovers who squeezed into the Alley for the 14th edition of the event, […]

Broadway Bares XXII Delivers a $1,254,176 Happy Ending

  Broadway Bares XXII: Happy Endings, a fairytale evening of modern-day burlesque featuring 227 of New York’s sexiest dancers, made history for the third year in a row breaking through the $1 million ceiling  and raising a record-breaking $1,254,176 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. This year’s edition of Broadway Bares transformed our favorite fairytales […]

Broadway Bares: Beach Burlesque On Fire Island

  Broadway Bares made a splashy return to Fire Island on June 2, 2012, as more than two dozen sexy dancers and singers brought Beach Burlesque to the Pines, as directed and choreographed by Michael Lee Scott. A mix of new numbers and encores of some of the most memorable Broadway Bares numbers mesmerized two […]

26th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition Raises $3,677,855

A roof-raising gospel revival, dancing divas in motorized scooters and even a parade of pooches helped make the 26th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition a memorable spectacle celebrating the incredible generosity and creativity of the theatre community and all Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS supporters. This year’s Easter Bonnet Competition raised $3,677,855, the result of six weeks […]

The Broadway Bears Tops $2 Million To End 15-Year Run

The 15th and grand finale edition of The Broadway Bears, the annual auction of handmade, one-of-a-kind, theatrically costumed teddy bears, raised a record-setting $198,300, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Broadway lovers and teddy bear collectors came together Sunday, March 18, 2012, for one last time to bid on – and bid adieu to – museum-quality […]