Photo Coverage: 'Pamela's First Musical'
by Peter James Zielinski - May 20, 2008
Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie and noted theatre columnist Michael Riedel joined two-time Tony Award winner Donna Murphy in the eagerly anticipated benefit performance of PAMELA'S FIRST MUSICAL, a new musical with music by Tony Award winner Cy Coleman, lyrics by Tony Award winner David Zippel, book by Tony & Pulitzer Award winner Wendy Wasserstein and directed by Tony Award® nominee Graciela Daniele. (more...)
Dancers Over 40 Celebrates Spring Fling On 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2008
DANCERS OVER 40 Celebrates a Wonderful Year, with an extra special Spring Fling on Sunday, May 18th, from 7:00 -10:00 pm at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Studios, 405 West 55th Street (at 9th Avenue). There will be wine, food and music, and some of the DO40 members will perform numbers from some of the past panels -- the 'Women of Fosse' (The Manson Trio from 'Pippin'), the 'Men of Fosse' (George Marcy performing from 'Damn Yankees') and the 'Dancers and Creative Talents of Gower Champion' (Richard Skipper) as Carol Channing!performing from 'Hello, Dolly!'. (more...)
Easter Bonnet Competition Raises $3,734,129
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2008
The 22nd ANNUAL EASTER BONNET COMPETITION was a great success with a record-breaking, $3,734,129 being raised this year by the 53 participating Broadway, Off Broadway, and national touring theater companies. (more...)
Photo Coverage: The After Party April 25th
by Mark Rupp - April 29, 2008
Friday, April 25th THE AFTER PARTY welcomed RENT's Merle Dandridge and WICKED's Brad Bass and Ben Cameron. THE AFTER PARTY - EVERY FRIDAY @ 10:30 PM Hang out for our weekly showbiz soiree, THE AFTER PARTY. Come and relax with a cocktail as some of New York's most talented performers grace the stage at this social schmoozefest. Or better yet, come up on stage & sing yourself. Iron lunged hosts Brandon Cutrell & Alysha Umphress keep things hopping, with piano man Ray Fellman at the keys and Lisa Asher behind the bar (her pour is as ferocious as her belt). Located just blocks from the Great White Way, you never know who might drop by. (more...)
'Broadway Bingo' Begins 5/11 to Benefit BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2008
Broadway stars and other celebrities take part in BROADWAY BINGO. This new monthly event benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS kicks off Sunday, May 11 at Spotlight Live on Broadway. (more...)
Dandridge, Bass, and Cameron head to The After Party 4/25
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2008
Friday, April 25th THE AFTER PARTY welcomes RENT's Merle Dandridge and WICKED's Brad Bass and Ben Cameron. (more...)
Listen Now: Cy Coleman and Lillias White Sing From 'Pamela's First Musical'
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2008
BroadwayWorld is pleased to bring you this special recording of Cy Coleman and Lillias White singing 'It Started With A Dream' from 'Pamela's First Musical' which Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS will be presenting a benefit performance at Town Hall on May 18th at 3pm. (more...)
Celebrity presenters & judges announced for Easter Bonnets
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2008
Easter Bonnet Competition announces celebrity presenters and judges including Mullally, Groff, O'Hara, and more (more...)
More Stars Announced For 'Pamela's First Musical'
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2008
Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS is pleased to announce that Tony Awardâ winner Donna McKechnie and noted theatre columnist Michael Riedel will join the previously announced two-time Tony Awardâ winner Donna Murphy in the eagerly anticipated benefit performance of PAMELA'S FIRST MUSICAL, a new musical with music by Tony Award® winner Cy Coleman, lyrics by Tony Award® winner David Zippel, book by Tony® & Pulitzer Award winner Wendy Wasserstein and directed by Tony Award® nominee Graciela Daniele. (more...)
Pieter Dirk Uys Teams Up With LaMama and B'way Cares
by BWW News Desk - April 9, 2008
World renowned South African political cabaret artist and OBIE Award winner Pieter-Dirk Uys returns to NYC with his latest attack on political outrage, 'Elections or Erections: a chronicle of Fear and Fun'. The event, which promises to underline the 'mock' in democracy, is being presented by Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS and La Mama e.t.c. for three performances on May 5,6 and 7 at La Mama's Annex Theatre (74A East 4th Street, NYC). (more...)
Broadway Bares Announces 2008 Benefit Theme
by BWW News Desk - April 9, 2008
BROADWAY BARES 18: WONDERLAND will be held on Sunday, June 22 with two performances only (9:30 PM & Midnight) at Roseland Ballroom (239 West 52nd Street). BROADWAY BARES 18: WONDERLAND is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)
Broadway Cares Book 'Broadway Bares' On Sale 4/1
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2008
BROADWAY BARES: BACKSTAGE PASS, a titillating photographic chronicle of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS's annual BROADWAY BARES event, will be available June 2008 from Universe Publishing, a division of Rizzoli New York (more...)
Sherie Rene Scott: You May Now Worship Her
by Eugene Lovendusky - March 28, 2008
On Monday, March 31, 2008, Broadway belter Sherie Rene Scott, currently starring as the notorious eight-armed sea-witch Ursula in Disney's 'The Little Mermaid,' will concoct an experiment in truth-telling in her new and original one-woman show 'You May Now Worship Me.' The one-night-only concert at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative. (more...)
Broadway Cares Presents 'Pamela's First Musical' on 5/18
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2008
Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS is proud to present a special performance of PAMELA'S FIRST MUSICAL, a new musical with music by Tony Award® winner Cy Coleman, lyrics by Tony Award® winner David Zippel, book by Tony® & Pulitzer Award winner Wendy Wasserstein and directed by Tony Award® nominee Graciela Daniele, on Sunday, May 18 at 3 PM at Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street) with a reception at Sardi's immediately following. Proceeds will benefit BC/EFA and Theatre Development Fund's Open Doors Program, which Wasserstein founded. (more...)
Broadway Cares Presents 22nd Easter Competition 4/28
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2008
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will present the 22nd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition on Monday, April 28 (4:30 PM) and Tuesday, April 29 (2 PM) at the Minskoff Theatre (200 West 45th Street). The proceeds from the event will benefit BC/EFA. (more...)
BWW TV: Broadway Beat - Cry-Baby and ABC Daytime Salutes BC/EFA
by Broadway Beat - March 17, 2008
This week on Broadway Beat get a sneak peek of Cry-Baby The Musical and highlights and interviews from the Annual ABC Daytime Salutes BC/EFA Concert featuring all your favorite soap (and Broadway) stars! (more...)
Photo Coverage: ABC Daytime Salutes BC/EFA
by Linda Lenzi - March 4, 2008
The fourth annual 'ABC Daytime Salutes Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' benefit was held Sunday, March 2 (7:30PM, ET) at Town Hall in New York City. The reception was held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. The event raised $300,000! (more...)
ABC Daytime Raises $300,000 for BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - March 4, 2008
On Sunday, March 2nd, 2008 stars from ABC's 'All My Children,' 'One Life to Live,' 'General Hospital' and 'The View' performed at the 4th Annual ABC Daytime Salutes Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS at Town Hall in New York City. The annual event raised $300,000 bringing the cumulative total to over one million dollars since the shows inception in 2005 (more...)
Marty Thomas & Ben Cameron at 'The After Party' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 29, 2008
Tonight, Friday February 29 at 10:30PM, 'The After Party' welcomes Marty Thomas (Xanadu) and Ben Cameron (Wicked) to the West Bank Café in the Laurie Beechman Theatre (407 West 42nd St). Free admission. (more...)
Shanta Thake Named New Director of Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2008
The Public Theater announced today that they have named Shanta Thake as the new Director of Joe's Pub. Thake has been serving as Acting Director of Joe's Pub since the departure of Bill Bragin in December. (more...)
Boggess & Palmer Join ABC Daytime Salutes BC/EFA March 2
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2008
Sierra Boggess and Sean Palmer, stars of Disney's The Little Mermaid are confirmed to perform at the fourth annual 'ABC Daytime Salutes Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' benefit, Sunday, March 2 (more...)
Photo Coverage: Broadway Bears 2008
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - February 18, 2008
The 11th Annual Broadway Bears auction, presented by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, was held Sunday, February 17 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on West 42nd Street. (more...)
Broadway Bears Auction Raises Over $127,000: A Full Report
by Eugene Lovendusky - February 18, 2008
Today's the day the Teddy Bears had their picnic! And they brought along all their Broadway-loving friends for another successful and entertaining Broadway Bears auction, presented by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS! To the thrill of bear and fan-boy alike, the 11th Annual event raised over $127,000! Top winners were 'Cyrano de Bergerac,' 'The Lion King' and 'Spamalot.' (more...)
Broadway Bears XI Auction This Sunday!
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2008
Broadway's cuddliest friends kick off a new year with the 11th annual 'Broadway Bears' auction this Sunday, February 17 at 7PM at the B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Sure to out-do last year's collection, 40 one-of-a-kind 'Broadway Bears' - each dressed in original, handmade costumes representing some of the theater's most legendary performers and/or performances - will be put up for auction. (more...)
Photo Flash: The Broadway Bears (Even More) are Here!
by BWW - February 12, 2008
The 11th Annual Broadway Bears auction line-up, presented by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on February 17 at 7PM, is here! Each year, 'Broadway Bears: A Costumed Teddy Bear Auction' is a much-anticipated BC/EFA event. These specially-designed bears (often using actual material from their respective Broadway productions, and autographed by the stars) raised $130,000 last year. BC/EFA hopes to reach even higher this winter! (more...)
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