Photo Coverage: Stars Flip-Flop Roles at Broadway Backwards!
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. BroadwayWorld is taking you t o the red carpet below!
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.
Broadway Backwards is generously sponsored by Celebrity Cruises, Facebook, The New York Times and United Airlines.
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 more than $300 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski