BWW TV: What Went on Backstage at Broadway Backwards? Go Behind the Scenes!
Broadway Backwards (#BroadwayBackwards) took the stage last night, April 2, 2018, at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street, NYC), currently home to the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Kinky Boots. The evening was produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefits Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City.
This year's event featured Emmy Award winner Wayne Brady, Bryan Terrell Clark,Noah Galvin, Gaelen Gilliland, Telly Leung, Michael McElroy, Andrea McArdle, Joey McIntyre, Eric Petersen, Martha Plimpton, Ethan Slater, Nico Tortorella, Taylor Trensch,Anneliese Van Der Pol, Betsy Wolfe, Emmy nominee Tituss Burgess, Tony winner Len Cariou, Julie Halston, Shawna Hamic, Jay Armstrong Johnson, two-time Tony winnerAndrea Martin, Academy Award winner Hayley Mills, Alex Newell, Tony winner Lea Salonga, Q. Smith, Astrid Van Wieren, Sharon Wheatley, Christian Dante White and Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck.
What began as a small, grassroots concert performed at The Center in 2006 quickly grew into a highly anticipated event presented in Broadway's best theatres. In its 12 editions, Broadway Backwards has raised more than $3.4 million for Broadway Cares and The Center.
Below, BroadwayWorld takes you backstage to find out what went down on the epic night!