Tag Archives: Broadway Cares

Highlights From Broadway Bares 2017 [VIDEO]

The clips may not be work-friendly. Playbill reports: Broadway Bares: Strip U, the 27th edition of the annual burlesque-style fundraiser in New York, earned $1,568,114, a jump from last year’s $1,482,724 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, but slightly down from 2015’s record-breaking total of $1,598,501. Attendees watched 181 of the hottest male and female dancers in New York City—joined by ...

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TRAILER: Broadway Bares 2017

Sexy videos alert! Via press release: Class will be in session this summer at the only college campus where clothing is optional and bodacious burlesque is always in the curriculum. This year’s theme for Broadway Bares is Strip U, an unrivaled evening of seductive striptease production numbers with an academic twist, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Broadway ...

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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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The Lion King Cast Delivers Movingly Topical Number At HIV/AIDS Fundraiser For Broadway Cares [VIDEO]

You’ll want to watch the clip below. From Broadway Cares: Broadway’s best spread messages of unity, hope and resilience through satire, song and dance December 5 and 6, 2016, at the 28th annual Gypsy of the Year competition. Gypsy of the Year , which celebrated six weeks of dedicated fundraising from 55 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies, raised $4,492,636 ...

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Broadway Bares 2016 Raises $1.5M [VIDEO]

Warning: Not safe for work beefcake ahead. Via press release: Chiseled morning show hosts, rock-hard reality show contestants and pumped up politicos took over the airwaves at this year’s ratings-raising edition of Broadway Bares, an evening of elaborately staged burlesque production numbers that gave a new meaning to “Bares TV.” Produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Broadway Bares: ...

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Broadway Cares Donates $150K To Pulse Funds

Via press release: Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS announced today that $150,000 will be donated on behalf of the Broadway community and all Broadway Cares supporters to three service organizations in central Florida committed to reaching out and providing emergency assistance to the victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting, and their families and friends. “Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS historically has ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Cast Of Hamilton Does Sweeney Todd Mashup For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Theater Mania recaps: The company of Broadway’s Hamilton took top presentation honors at this week’s 30th annual Easter Bonnet Competition, an event that serves as the culmination of six weeks of spring fundraising efforts for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Watch the cast perform a transformed version of their opening number “Alexander Hamilton,” featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda as the Demon Barber Sweeney ...

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TRAILER: Broadway Bares 2016: On Demand

Cubicle warning: Much nearly nekkid beefcake ahead. Via press release: “Must see TV” never looked like this. Watch what happens when the immensely popular Broadway Bares tackles the boob tube in an unrivaled evening of sexy striptease production numbers, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Come on down Sunday, June 19, for Broadway Bares: On Demand (#BroadwayBares) where ...

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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 Cares – Give A Little Bit [VIDEO]

The stars of several hit Broadway shows have done a music video for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They write: It’s our first live music video, featuring cast of familiar Broadway faces. The video is a representation of the Broadway community sharing their “thanks” to all of our supporters. Andrew Keenan-Bolger was our director, cinematographer and editor; Ted Arthur our music ...

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HIGHLIGHTS: Broadway Bares 25

Sunday night the 25th anniversary edition of Broadway Bares played to two sellout audiences at Manhattan’s Hammerstein Ballroom. This year’s show was titled Top Bottoms Of Burlesque and as you’ll see, it was spectacular from the moment the curtain arose to reveal the bouncing bottoms of buff chorus boys. All 25 years of Broadway Bares are available on DVD and ...

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Broadway Cares Salutes Cyndi Lauper, Donates $150K To True Colors Fund

Clip recap: From Executive Director Tom Viola: I had the pleasure of dropping by the stage door of the Hirschfeld Theatre this week to join the cast of Kinky Boots in presenting Cyndi Lauper with a “big check” representing the $150,000 donated to True Colors Fund by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS from the more than $1.2 million in resources raised ...

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CRUZ FALLOUT: Broadway Cares Cancels AIDS Fundraiser At Ian Reisner’s Hotel

From the executive director of Broadway Cares: It is with regret that we have decided to cancel this year’s edition of the Broadway Bares Solo Strips fundraiser, which was scheduled for May 10 at the NYC club 42West. We cannot in good conscience hold an event at a venue whose owners have alienated our community, as reflected in an April ...

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Broadway Bares Unveils 2015 Theme

The 25th anniversary theme of this year’s Broadway Bares will be “Top Bottoms Of Burlesque.” Lots of beefcake ahead, possibly not work-safe. Get tickets here.  At the end of the clip is Charlie Williams, who won the Ali Forney Center’s Broadway Beauty Pageant in 2010.

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Broadway Bares To Return To Fire Island

From Broadway Cares: The modern day burlesque Broadway Bares heads back to the beach this May, kicking off the summer season with a sizzling edition of Broadway Bares Fire Island. Once again, the sexy men and women of Broadway Bares will return to Fire Island Pines, NY, for two performances, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. A more intimate ...

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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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Liza With A Tree

Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS has issued this year’s fundraising holiday ornament. The zeventh ornament in our Broadway Legends ornament series—yes, that’s seventh with a “z”—is the beloved Broadway superstar Liza Minnelli! Draped in a sexy red sequined outfit, our Liza conjures up her signature 1970s Halston look when she won her second Tony Award® for The Act. With ...

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