Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration

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By: May. 23, 2023
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Sunday night was a very special occasion here at BroadwayWorld. The best of Broadway gathered at Sony Hall to celebrate a huge milestone- our 20th Anniversary! The concert event benefitted Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Under the musical direction of Kevin Stites and the direction of Richard Jay-Alexander, the star-studded concert line-up included performances and appearances from the previously announced Shoshana Bean, Liz Callaway, Mario Cantone, Jenn Colella, Kurt Domoney, Myles Frost, Debbie Gibson, Olivia Hardy, Brittney Johnson, Constantine Maroulis, Donna McKechnie, Orfeh, Hugh Panaro, Seth Rudetsky, Marc Shaiman, Christopher Sieber, Blair St. Clair, Paulo Szot, Elizabeth Teeter, Natalie Toro, Jessica Vosk, and Josh Walden.

The night was hosted by legendary Tony-winner Chita Rivera and popular BroadwayWorld host Richard Ridge and even included a Proclamation from the Mayor's Office, naming May 21, 2023 as BroadwayWorld Day in New York City.

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Below, check out photos from behind the scenes of the big night!

Photo Credit: Bruce Glikas 

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Eden Espinosa, Jenn Colella, Brittney Johnson, Director Richard Jay-Alexander, Liz Callaway, Blair St. Clair and Olivia Elease Hardy

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Shoshana Bean and Chita Rivera

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Orfeh and Constantine Maroulis

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Marc Shaiman and Paulo Szot

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Chita Rivera, Donna McKechnie and Richard Ridge

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Debbie Gibson, Eden Espinosa, Jessica Vosk and Liz Callaway

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Chita Rivera, Myles Frost and Richard Ridge

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Olivia Elease Hardy and Brittney Johnson

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Director Richard Jay-Alexander and Debbie Gibson

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Choreographer Kyle Garvin and Elizabeth Teeter

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Debbie Gibson and Blair St. Clair

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
BroadwayWorld Editor-in-Chief Nicole Rosky and Jennifer Broski

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Zakary Rosenberg and BroadwayWorld Managing Editor Chloe Rabinowitz

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Director Richard Jay-Alexander and Dave Quinn

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Director Richard Jay-Alexander

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Photographer Bruce Glikas, BroadwayWorld's Founder and CEO Robert Diamond and BroadwayWorld Editor-in-Chief Nicole Rosky

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
BroadwayWorld Managing Editors Chloe Rabinowitz, Stephi Wild and Alexa Criscitiello

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Director Richard Jay-Alexander and BroadwayWorld's Founder and CEO Robert Diamond

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Photographer Jennifer Broski and Kris Broski

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Director Richard Jay-Alexander, Eda Sorokoff and Stephen Sorokoff

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
BroadwayWorld Vice President and Sales & Marketing Miles Silverman, BroadwayWorld Spain's Juanjo Gonzalez and BroadwayWorld's Founder and CEO Robert Diamond

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Jennifer Diamond and Robert Diamond

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Photographer Bruce Glikas, Broadway World Editor-in-Chief Nicole Rosky and Richard Ridge

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Richard Ridge, Mark William and Preston Ridge

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
President and CEO of the Entertainment Community Fund Joseph P. Benincasa and Director Richard Jay-Alexander

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Becky Rosky and BroadwayWorld Editor-in-Chief Nicole Rosky

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Assistant Director Nellie Beavers and Matt Glasson

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Director Richard Jay-Alexander and Assistant Director Nellie Beavers

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
BroadwayWorld Social Media Manager HaleyJane Rose, BroadwayWorld Managing Editor Stephi Wild, BroadwayWorld Editor-in-Chief Nicole Rosky, BroadwayWorld Managing Editor Chloe Rabinowitz, BroadwayWorld Newsdesk Editor and Special Projects Coordinator Blair Ingenthron and BroadwayWorld Managing Editor Alexa Criscitiello

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Celeste Simone and Choreographer Kyle Garvin

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
BroadwayWorld Founder and CEO Robert Diamond and BroadwayWorld Editor-in-Chief Nicole Rosky

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
BroadwayWorld Founder and CEO Robert Diamond and BroadwayWorld Vice President, Sales & Marketing Miles Silverman

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Publicists Nicholas Buchholz and Juliana Hannett

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Mark Sendroff and Pascal Pastrana

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Director Richard Jay-Alexander and Choreographer Baayork Lee

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Mark Sendroff and Randy Rainbow

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Publicist Adrian Bryan-Brown, Photographer Joan Marcus and Director Richard Jay-Alexander

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
David Zippel, BroadwayWorld Industry Editor Cara Joy David and Constantine Maroulis

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Eden Espinosa, Jenn Colella, Brittney Johnson, Liz Callaway, Blair St. Clair and Olivia Elease Hardy

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Blair St. Clair

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Blair St. Clair

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Director Richard Jay-Alexander and Liz Callaway

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Eden Espinosa and Jen Colella

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Olivia Elease Hardy and Brittney Johnson

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Eden Espinosa and Debbie Gibson

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Brittney Johnson and Liz Callaway

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Paulo Szot, Liz Callaway and Director Richard Jay-Alexander

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Orfeh and Mario Cantone

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Director Richard Jay-Alexander and Hugh Panaro

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Chita Rivera and Donna McKechnie

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Director Richard Jay-Alexander, Richard Ridge and Chita Rivera

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Constantine Maroulis and Debbie Gibson

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Josh Walden and Natalie Toro

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Myles Frost

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Myles Frost

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Myles Frost and Charmayne Strayhorn

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Elizabeth Teeter and Paulo Szot

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Paulo Szot and Richard Ridge

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Paulo Szot and Chita Rivera

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Paulo Szot and Constantine Maroulis

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Host Chita Rivera, Host Richard Ridge, BroadwayWorld's Founder and CEO Robert Diamond and Theatre Director of Strategic Partnerships Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting Carla Hoke-Miller

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Liz Callaway and Mario Cantone

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Eden Espinosa, Jessica Vosk and Liz Callaway

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Eden Espinosa, Julia Murney, and Jessica Vosk

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Eden Espinosa, Julia Murney, Director Richard Jay-Alexander and Jessica Vosk

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Mario Cantone and Myles Frost

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Chita Rivera and Myles Frost

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Chita Rivera and Richard Ridge

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Carlos Clemenz and Liz Callaway

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Shoshana Bean and Liz Callaway

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Shoshana Bean and Constantine Maroulis

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Chita Rivera and Brittney Johnson

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Brittney Johnson and Carlos Clemenz

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Orfeh, Constantine Maroulis and Shoshana Bean

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Orfeh, Constantine Maroulis, Shoshana Bean and Brittney Johnson

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Orfeh and Shoshana Bean

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Shoshana Bean and Brittney Johnson

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Chita Rivera, Chita Rivera and Constantine Maroulis

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Eden Espinosa, Jessica Vosk, Shoshana Bean and Julia Murney

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Mario Cantone and Jerry Dixon

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Shoshana Bean, Myles Frost, and Jessica Vosk

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Shoshana Bean, Myles Frost, Jessica Vosk and Julia Murney

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Elizabeth Teeter and Shoshana Bean

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Olivia Elease Hardy and Director Richard Jay-Alexander

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Debbie Gibson

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Jessica Vosk and Debbie Gibson

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Jessica Vosk and Chita Rivera

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Jessica Vosk and Chita Rivera

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Blair St. Clair and Chita Rivera

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Orfeh, Constantine Maroulis, Carlos Clemenz and Director Richard Jay-Alexander

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Director Richard Jay-Alexander, Orfeh and Hugh Panaro

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Hugh Panaro and Chita Rivera

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Hugh Panaro and Debbie Gibson

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Choreographers Kyle Garvin and Baayork Lee

Photos: Go Inside BroadwayWorld's Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Celebration
Director Richard Jay-Alexander and Robert Diamond








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