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"Broadway's Greatest Gifts: Carols for a Cure, Volume 9," holiday music from the Broadway stars of the 2007 season, is on sale now! CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR COPY TODAY!

Produced by Lynn Pinto for Rock-It Science Records, the annual holiday CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA).  Since its inception in 1999, the "Carols for a Cure" series of recordings have raised over $2.5 million for BC/EFA, providing support and care for those suffering with AIDS, as well as lending support to women's health issues.  

Featuring  performers from virtually every show from the 2007 Broadway season, the two-disc set offers 30 original and traditional holiday songs recorded especially for this benefit CD.  Notable performers include Tony Award winners David Hyde Pierce, Shuler Hensley, Christian Hoff, and Karen Ziemba; plus Ashley Brown, Mara Davi, Edward Hibbert, Andy Karl, Michael Longoria, Orfeh, Laura Osnes and Max Crumm, Daniel Reichard, J. Robert Spencer, Max von Essen, Kerry Butler, Howard McGillin, Julia Murney, and many others.  Also performing on this year's CD are Rosie's Broadway Kids, young students in the performing arts program founded by Rosie O'Donnell.

"Broadway's Greatest Gifts: Carols for a Cure, Volume 9" can be ordered for only $20 through BC/EFA at BroadwayCares.org or by calling 212-840-0770 x250 Monday-Friday, 10AM-5PM EST. 

Additionally, the CDs are sold during a six-week "Gypsy-of-the-Year" fundraising period through mid-December at participating Broadway and off-Broadway shows in New York.  The CDs also are available at select venues throughout the U.S., including The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC; The LA Phil Store in Disney Hall and UCLA Fowler Museum in Los Angeles; and The Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities in Colorado. 

Photos courtesy Lynn Pinto

Engineer Andros Rodriguez and Producer Lynn Pinto in the studio

Assistant engineer Josh Horn, Lynn Pinto and Andros Rodriguez

Conductor Chris Fenwick (right) and John Clancy

Chris Fenwick conducts the cast of Grease

Christian Hoff (Jersey Boys), Andros Rodriguez, Lynn Pinto and Charles Czarnecki

Christian Hoff and Andros Rodriguez

Frank Galgano (Naked Boys Singing) and Kirsten Wyatt (Grease)

Musical Director Adam Waite instructing the cast of The Little Mermaid

The cast of The Little Mermaid

The cast of Curtains in the recording studio

The cast of Curtains with David Hyde-Pierce (center) and Producer Lynn Pinto (bottom-right)

The cast of Curtains with David Hyde-Pierce (center) and Producer Lynn Pinto (bottom-right)

The cast of Grease

The Grease Pink Ladies with Laura Osnes (center)

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