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The Best of Backwards: Relive the Best Moments of BC/EFA's Broadway Backwards!

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. Monday night marks the return of Broadway Backwards- Broadway's annual gender-swapped celebration of love and the LGBT community. In its 12 editions, Broadway Backwards has raised more than $3.4 million for Broadway Cares and The Center.

This year's event will feature 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 winner Andrea 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. Performers are subject to change.

To get you pumped for Monday, we're flashing back to some of the greatest Backwards performances of years past, featuring Chita Rivera, Cynthia Erivo, Jonathan Groff, Florence Henderson, and many more. Check them out below!
















Broadway Backwards (#BroadwayBackwards) will take the stage at 8 pm on Monday, 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 is produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefits Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City.

Broadway Backwards Creator Robert Bartley will direct the show. He will be joined by Mary-Mitchell Campbell as music supervisor and Laura Bergquist as music director. Choreography will be by Bartley, Adam Roberts and Chaz Wolcott.


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