28th Annual Gypsy of the Year Raises $4.4M for BC/EFA
After six dedicated weeks of fundraising, the brightest stars from Broadway and Off-Broadway's biggest hits shared one-of-a-kind performances at the 28th annual Gypsy of the Year and the grand total is in!
Our #GypsyOfTheYear grand total is $4,492,636. Thanks to the entire community for your support!- Broadway Cares (@BCEFA) December 6, 2016
This year's show featured more than 150 Broadway and Off-Broadway singers and dancers from Avenue Q, Chicago, The Color Purple, Fiddler on the Roof,Hamilton, The Lion King, On Your Feet!, Cirque du Soleil Paramour, School of Rock - The Musical, Waitress and Wicked.
Gypsy of the Year is a celebration of the dedication and passion of "gypsies," or the ensemble singers and dancers in Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring productions. Awards will be presented to the best presentation of the two days of performances, as well as to the shows raising the most money across the six-week fundraising period.
The 27 editions of Gypsy of the Year have raised more than $67.3 million. Last year, 54 participating shows raised an incredible $4,786,239.