Tag Archives: Tituss Burgess

FRIDAY: Tituss Burgess To Host Ali Forney Center 8th Annual Gala, Honorees Maxine Waters And Lady Gaga

Via press release: Friday the 13th at 6pm, the Ali Forney Center (AFC) will host the 8th annual A Place At The Table gala, an event that has raised millions of dollars to support a host of vital services including shelter and medical care for the homeless LGBTQ youths at AFC. This year also marks 15 years since AFC was ...

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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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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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At NYC’s Marriage Equality Demonstration

Filmmaker Philip Davis sends us his video of Broadway star Tituss Burgess opening yesterday’s marriage equality rally in Manhattan’s Washington Square with a stirring rendition of the national anthem.  Via GLAAD, the second clip is the speech by Rep. Jerrold Nadler.

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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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