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, […]

Record-Breaking Broadway Backwards Celebrates and Motivates LGBTQ Community

  A bevy of Broadway’s brightest stars joined a sold-out audience on March 11, 2019, to celebrate and motivate the LGBTQ community and its allies through gender-reversed renditions of beloved show tunes, spectacular choreography and a record-breaking fundraising total at Broadway Backwards. The 14th annual edition of the show raised $704,491 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity […]

Broadway Community Awards $2.1 Million in Essential Food Grants

The Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS food grants committee of actors and stage managers met January 24, 2019, and awarded $2,143,000 to 125 organizations nationwide, ensuring healthy meals will continue being served to the most vulnerable among us. “These food service grants from Broadway Cares will reach hundreds of thousands of men, women and children across […]

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, […]