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Red Bucket Follies Breaks Records and Celebrates Broadway Community

  Equality, inclusion and joy permeated the performances at this year’s poignant and record-breaking Red Bucket Follies. The show celebrated six weeks of enthusiastic fundraising by 67 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring shows for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Red Bucket Follies, which was held December 3 and 4, 2018, raised $6,113,301 for Broadway Cares, the […]

Saks & Broadway Cares Create Holiday ‘Theater of Dreams’

  Broadway moved a few blocks east for an evening when Saks Fifth Avenue unveiled its storied holiday window display and light show with the razzle-dazzle of 124 shimmering, high-spirited Broadway dancers. The magical, traffic-stopping performance on November 19, 2018, ushered in New York City’s holiday season as the dancers kicked off Saks’ holiday theme, […]

Emergency Grants to Help California Wildfire First Responders and Victims

  Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is awarding $225,000 in emergency grants to immediately help those battling and affected by the historically devastating wildfires spreading in California. On behalf of the entire theatre community – those onstage, offstage and in the audience – Broadway Cares is providing a $100,000 grant to Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation, […]

Broadway Run Breaks Records as Stars and Fans Run to Make a Difference

Broadway enthusiasts and stars were greeted with blue skies and frosty temperatures when they met November 3, 2018, for the fourth annual Broadway Run. The philanthropic runners – and walkers – raised a record-breaking $69,584 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They participated in the New York Road Runners’ Dash to the Finish Line 5K, a […]

Register to Vote Alongside Broadway’s Best with #BeltTheVote

 Never has there been a more important “save the date” than Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Broadway stars and theatre fans across the country, with the support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and in partnership with When We All Vote, are coming together to #BeltTheVote this fall. The nonpartisan social media campaign aims to encourage […]

Broadway Barks Helps Find Forever Homes for Dogs and Cats

  Massive yet gentle Great Danes, palm-sized feisty kittens and every variety dog and cat in between joined Broadway stars and enthusiastic fans on July 14, 2018, at the 20th edition of Broadway Barks, the annual pet adoption event founded by Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters. This year’s event was hosted by Peters and […]

BroadwayWorld interview with Tom Viola

As Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS reaches its 30th year in existence, Executive Director Tom Viola recently discussed the history of the organization with BroadwayWorld.com founder and editor in chief, Robert Diamond. Viola has been executive director since 1996 and has been a part of the organization since its inception in 1988. BroadwayWorld.com: Going back to […]