25th Annual Gypsy Of The Year Raises $4,343,234

  From humorous solo skits to thrilling original dances, the 25th anniversary of Gypsy of the Year celebrated past and present gypsies with verve, vigor and heartfelt appreciation for those who give it their all eight shows a week. More than 250 gypsies, the most talented singers and dancers in the ensembles of Broadway and […]

Up Our Alley Strikes Again with Record-Breaking $191,318

They cleverly called themselves “Spare Me Dahling,” “Too Hot to Handel” and “Guys & Balls.” They wore T-shirts emblazoned with the punny “Strike a pose” or a rainbow-colored image of Franz Schubert (donned by the “Rainbow Schuberts”). And while the two evenings of Up Our Alley may look like just fun and games, the more than 300 […]

Bucks County Cabaret

Tony Award winner Alan Cumming entertained and captivated a standing-room-only audience at Bucks County Cabaret on October 19, 2013, while raising $165,750 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Taking center stage at the historic Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA, Cumming proudly channeled an eclectic mix of the best women of music – from Shirley […]

Chita Rivera Wows Sold-Out Crowd at Celebratory Benefit

The cheers for Chita started with the overture. By the time she had risen from the stage floor and stood front-and-center a few minutes later, the roar for her was deafening. Basked in a single spotlight, Chita Rivera owned the August Wilson Theatre and the hearts of the 1,300 sitting rapt before her. At that […]

Broadway Barks 15

From kittens that fit in the palm of your hand to Great Danes that barely fit in some New York City apartments, the 15th annual edition of Broadway Barks filled Shubert Alley on July 13, 2013, with more than 200 adorable, adoptable dogs and cats – and the Broadway celebrities who love them. Broadway Barks […]

Broadway Bares 23: United Strips of America

  Broadway Bares 23: United Strips of America, a randy road trip of modern-day burlesque featuring 220 of New York’s sexiest dancers, raised an all-time record high for the fourth year in a row, hitting $1,430,241 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The 23rd edition of the consistently sold-out annual show celebrated America’s fruited plains […]

Broadway Bares Fire Island: Calendar Girl

A sexy, stimulating, strip-a-month journey through the calendar enthralled and entertained two sold-out audiences June 1, 2013, as Broadway Bares returned to Fire Island for a third annual edition of the modern-day burlesque show. More than two dozen dazzling dancers took the stage for Broadway Bares Fire Island: Calendar Girl, a one-night-only production presented by […]

The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me

During the 20th anniversary performance of The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me, history echoed through the Gerald Lynch Theater at John Jay College. For many, it was a vivid recreation of the love, laughter and loss they had witnessed first-hand. For others, the evening shared a history written before they were born.The landmark show triumphantly […]

Broadway Bares: Solo Strips

The boys of Broadway Bares were back for this year’s Broadway Bares: Solo Strips, offering more than a peek at the 2013Bares season. Eleven of the hottest men from Broadway Bares raised $13,177 by stripping down before a standing-room-only crowd Sunday, May 5, 2013, at XL Nightclub in NYC. The evening of choreographed stripteases began […]

Classical Action Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

  Classical Action celebrated its 20th anniversary on April 11, 2013, with a star-studded gala benefit featuring performances by Grammy Award-winning soprano Renée Fleming, Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell and six other extraordinary artists. The evening, which also honored Classical Action’s founding director Charles Hamlen, raised a remarkable $280,900. Fleming served as host of […]