Photo Coverage: BROADWAY BARES XX: STRIP-OPOLY Backstage
BROADWAY BARES XX: "STRIP-OPOLY" featured over 200 of New York's sexiest dancers at Broadway's hottest night in an event produced by and benefitting Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS. BROADWAY BARES was held Sunday, June 20 with two performances only (9:30 PM & Midnight) at Roseland Ballroom (239 West 52nd Street). BROADWAY BARES XX: "STRIP-OPOLY" is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS.
BROADWAY BARES XX: "STRIP-OPOLY" was produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Executive Produced by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Love Never Dies, Catch Me If You Can, Legally Blonde), and was directed by Josh Rhodes (The Drowsy Chaperone, Fosse).
The first Broadway Bares in 1992 featured seven dancers stripping on a bar and raised over $8,000. Since then, the 19 subsequent editions of BROADWAY BARES have collectively raised over $6 million to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and grown to a full-fledged production featuring over 200 of Broadway's sexiest dancers.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised over $175 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.
BC/EFA is the major supporter of seven programs at The Actors' Fund - including The AIDS Initiative, The Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative, The Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic, The Dancers' Resource and three supportive housing residences. BC/EFA also awards annual grants to over 400 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide.
For more information, please visit the BC/EFA website at www.broadwaycares.org.
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Michael Appuzo, Michael Trusnovec, Michelle Fleet, Denise Roberts Hurlin and Jeffrey Smith
Lorin Latarro and the performers from Boadwalk a.k.a. Jersey Shore
Performers from Hotel
Mair Heller and Rory Hughes
Aaron Carr and Gregory Stockbridge
Nicholas Porche and Paul Riner
Daniel Byrd and Caitlin Krause
Adam Fleming, Adam Cassel and Chris Messina
Ryan Rubek, Andrew Glaszek and Steve Bratton
Rachelle Rak and the Prisoners
Jessica Press, Latrice Gregory and Kristin DeCesare
Valerie Salgado, Denise Marie Miller and Sarah Kay Marchetti
Sant'gria Bello and Phillip Turner
Giovanni Perez and Kenny Frisby
Giovanni Perez, Jerry Mitchell and Kenny Frisby
Gabriel Croom and Alysha Umphress
Nicolas Putvinski and T. J. Greenway
Jeffrey Johnson Doherty
Alan Burkoski and Jeffrey Johnson Doherty
Brett Davis and Ryan Shipkey
Jay Francisco, Deric Michens and Anton Antipov