Performing Arts Against AIDS
A Program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
Throughout the year, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS produces a broad array of exciting annual fundraising events and unique one-time events. None of this would be possible without the steadfast support, creativity and enthusiasm of the theatre community.
With the generous support of producers and theatre owners, the companies of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring shows – actors, dancers, singers, stage managers, wardrobe and hair personnel, musicians, technicians and backstage crews, company managers, ushers and box office personnel – all contribute to BC/EFA’s extraordinary fundraising success and entertainment.
And while Broadway Cares prides itself in first-rate entertainment at each of our events, when the curtain comes down what we celebrate most is the money raised for those who desperately need our help.
Up Our Alley Strikes Again with Record-Breaking $191,318
They cleverly called themselves “Spare Me Dahling,” “Too Hot to Handel” and “Guys & Balls.” They wore T-shirts emblazoned with the punny “Strike a pose” or a rainbow-colored image of Franz Schubert (donned by the “Rainbow Schuberts”). And while the two evenings of Up Our Alley may look like just fun and games, the more than 300 […]
Classical Action Celebrates its 20th Anniversary
Classical Action celebrated its 20th anniversary on April 11, 2013, with a star-studded gala benefit featuring performances by Grammy Award-winning soprano Renée Fleming, Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell and six other extraordinary artists. The evening, which also honored Classical Action’s founding director Charles Hamlen, raised a remarkable $280,900. Fleming served as host of […]