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Parodies and Powerful Song and Dance Illuminate 2019 Red Bucket Follies

  Six weeks of enthusiastic fundraising erupted into two extraordinary performances of lighthearted parodies, inspiring calls-to-action and exceptional dance at this year’s Red Bucket Follies. The show, which was performed December 9 and 10, 2019, celebrated the 58 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies that participated in fall fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Red […]

Fifth Annual Broadway Run Breaks Fundraising Record

Theater enthusiasts, Broadway stars, industry insiders and passionate supporters ran (or walked) the streets of New York City in this year’s Broadway Run, raising a record-breaking $104,239 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.   The Broadway Run is a 3.1-mile walk or run through the streets of Manhattan that ends at the famed New York City […]

Emergency Grants Help Four Organizations Battling California Wildfires

As catastrophic wildfires continue to threaten areas of northern California, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, in collaboration with the San Francisco-based Hamilton – And Peggy tour, is sending emergency grants to provide immediate help to four lifesaving organizations in the region. The $25,000 grants, totaling $100,000, will be sent to Community Foundation Sonoma County’s Resilience Fund, […]

Benefit Celebrates 25 Years of Disney on Broadway

  Theater’s beloved names and brightest stars joined a sold-out audience in honoring Broadway’s most fantastical anniversary at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway. The sparkling silver anniversary event on November 4, 2019, raised an astounding $570,426 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway, presented at the […]

Construction in Shubert Alley Leaves Broadway Barks Homeless for 2019

  Broadway Barks, the star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and rescue groups, will not be happening this summer because of construction in Shubert Alley, its annual home in the heart of the New York City theatre district. “But we’ll be back next July in Shubert Alley,” Broadway Barks […]

Broadway Bares: Take Off Flies High and Breaks Records

  A spectacular romp around the world with 192 of NYC’s sexiest dancers and two wild and worldly standing-room-only audiences led to a sensational evening of record-breaking modern-day burlesque at Broadway Bares: Take Off. Produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Broadway Bares: Take Off raised $2,006,192 at two performances on Sunday, June 16, […]

Broadway Bares Fire Island Breaks Records and Celebrates Broadway

  Twenty-six delectable dancers brought Broadway-inspired moves and record-shattering fundraising totals to Fire Island Pines, NY, at this year’s tantalizingly theatrical Broadway Bares Fire Island on June 1, 2019. This year’s event raised an incredible $78,227 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, surpassing last year’s then-record of $59,207. In an opening number brimming with theatre-themed innuendo, […]

Annual Texas Hold ’em Tournament Shatters Fundraising Records

  Broadway’s biggest names, legendary theatre insiders and devoted fans donned their best poker faces to help those in need on May 13, 2019, at this year’s spirited and record-breaking edition of Broadway Bets. The lively evening of Texas Hold ’em raised an astounding $315,200 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The full house buzzed with […]

Easter Bonnet Competition Sets All-time Fundraising Record

  Records were shattered and inspiring, comical and soul-stirring performances were shared at the 33rd annual Easter Bonnet Competition, which raised $6,594,778, the highest amount ever for a Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS event. The record-breaking number was raised by 69 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring productions and was announced April 23, 2019, by Bryan Cranston, […]