Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
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Joshua Bell, one of classical music’s most celebrated violinists, honored the life of industry luminary and devoted philanthropist Charles Hamlen in a house concert on October 1, 2018. Hamlen, Bell’s first manager, was the founding director of Classical Action and passed away from leukemia in August 2018. Set in a stunning TriBeCa loft, Classical Action […]
Broadway’s most sensational onstage and offstage stars, passionate fans, avid collectors and animated bidders celebrated the biggest day for Broadway fans on Sunday, September 30, 2018, as the 32nd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction raised $906,825 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Nearly every inch of the NYC Theater District’s West 44th and […]
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 […]
Classical Action Founding Director Charles Hamlen – a visionary in the world of classical music management, a devoted friend and passionate advocate of the arts and people living with HIV/AIDS – passed away from leukemia in his Manhattan home on August 1, 2018. He was 75.
Once-in-a-lifetime pairings of ballet and contemporary luminaries, three unmissable world premieres, an excerpt of a seminal piece that changed the history of modern dance and unpredictable weather conditions marked the sold-out Fire Island Dance Festival on July 20-22, 2018.
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 […]
Broadway’s hottest dancers and two explosively responsive audiences came together for a fierce and steamy evening of fun and sensational striptease at Broadway Bares: Game Night, this year’s record-breaking edition of the annual spectacular. Produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Broadway Bares: Game Night raised $1,875,090 with two standing-room-only performances on Sunday, […]
Winsome waitresses, bodacious businessmen trying to succeed and fierce French revolutionaries all helped prove how show tunes can be sexy at this year’s Broadway-inspired Broadway Bares Fire Island. Twenty-six dancers direct from New York City arrived on the shores of the Fire Island Pines on June 2, 2018, and raised a record-breaking $59,207 for […]
High energy, enthusiasm and a night of incredible fundraising were dealt in spades when Broadway stars, industry insiders and fans raised a record $295,100 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on Monday, May 14, 2018, at the fourth edition of Broadway Bets, Broadway’s official poker tournament. The jaw-dropping total was raised in a spirited evening […]
Humor, hope and heart were at the core of the performances at the 32nd annual Easter Bonnet Competition, which raised $5,721,879 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The near-record number was raised by 62 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring productions and was announced Tuesday, April 24, 2018, by Hello, Dolly!‘s Victor Garber and Bernadette Peters […]