Tag Archives: Broadway Backwards

At Broadway Backwards 2017: Kathleen Turner, Len Cariou, Josh Groban, Andrew Rannells [VIDEOS]

How about some fabulously gay show tunes to close out your week? Via press release: Equality, solidarity and warmth filled the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on March 13, 2017, when the biggest stars on Broadway proved gender doesn’t matter, but love does as they explored and embraced the great songs of musical theatre at the 12th annual Broadway Backwards. This year’s ...

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March 13th: Broadway Backwards 2017 [VIDEO]

Just in from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS: Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple), four-time Grammy Award nominee Josh Groban (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), Tony winner Cady Huffman (The Producers), three-time Tony nominee Carolee Carmello (Sweeney Todd) and Tony nominee Santino Fontana (Cinderella, TV’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) are joining the spectacular cast of Broadway Backwards, a ...

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Chita Rivera & More At Broadway Backwards [VIDEOS]

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has posted some of the full performances from this year’s installment of Broadway Backwards, where men perform show tunes written for women and vice versa. Watch as Tony-winning legend Chita Rivera (she’s 83!) takes on All I Think About Is Love, from Chicago. Other highlights below include Jay Johnson’s Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend, from ...

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Highlights From Broadway Backwards 2016 [VIDEO]

Last night I had the pleasure of once again attending Broadway’s greatest and gayest night, the 11th annual Broadway Backwards, a fundraiser for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the NYC LGBT Center in which show tunes written for women are sung by men and vice versa. Watch this year’s highlight reel below and see a cavalcade of Broadway royalty including ...

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Broadway Backwards: Cell Block Tango

Posted in full yesterday: “Highlights from Broadway Backwards 2015 included Chicago‘s ‘six merry murderesses’ represented in a sexy, all-male version of Cell Block Tango featuring Joshua Buscher-West, Marty Lawson, Alfie Parker Jr., Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva, Alex Ringler and Ryan Steele.”

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HIGHLIGHTS: Broadway Backwards 2015

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Broadway Backwards Raises Record $466K For Broadway Cares & NYC LGBT Center

Via press release: The 10th anniversary of Broadway Backwards capped off an exuberant, exhilarating and emotional evening of performances on Monday, March 9, 2015 with news that this year’s event raised a record $466,717 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center. The sold-out show included 20 audience-pleasing numbers and multiple standing ovations for ...

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Broadway Backwards Reveals 2015 Cast

The tenth annual Broadway Backwards is next month and to celebrate the anniversary some of the show’s most noted performers will be returning. The roster of stars joining this year’s Broadway Backwards includes Tony Award winners Len Cariou (Sweeney Todd, TV’s “Blue Bloods”) and Brian Stokes Mitchell (Kiss Me, Kate), Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck (On the Town) and Broadway favorites ...

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At Broadway Backwards 2014

On Monday night I attended the ninth annual Broadway Backwards at the Hirschfeld Theatre, where Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS raised $424,000 with their show in which men sing Broadway standards written for women and women sing songs written for men. As always, there were a galaxy of gay musical theater stars both on the stage and in the audience, again ...

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Tituss Burgess – And I Am Telling You

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has posted the full Tituss Burgess performance that brought down the house a few days ago at Broadway Backwards.  Burgess originated the role of The Little Mermaid‘s Sebastian on Broadway and played D’Fwan on 30 Rock.  From the YouTube comments: “Someone pass the plate cause that was church!”

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HIGHLIGHTS: Broadway Backwards 2013

Monday night I attended Broadway Backwards, the annual benefit show by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which was wonderfully led by Tony Sheldon and my pal Jim Brochu, who played lonely older gay men looking for love in a world where most of their peers are gone due to AIDS. (Brochu was really looking, Sheldon was in denial and still mourning ...

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March 18th: Broadway Backwards 8

The eighth annual installment of Broadway Backwards takes place March 18th. Tickets go on sale today, January 10, for the eighth annual edition of BROADWAY BACKWARDS, a one-night-only musical performance produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefiting Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center. This year’s edition of BROADWAY BACKWARDS will be at 8 PM ...

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