West Side Story Opening-Night Package to Benefit BC/EFA

News   West Side Story Opening-Night Package to Benefit BC/EFA "Extraordinary eBay," the online fundraising initiative started by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS last summer, continues with an opening-night package for the current revival of the classic musical West Side Story.

The West Side Story package — donated by the producers of the Stephen Sondheim-Leonard Bernstein-Arthur Laurents musical — includes the following items:

  • A pair of VIP tickets to the opening night of West Side Story at The Palace Theatre on March 19.
  • Two passes to the opening-night party immediately following the performance. To bid on the auction click here.


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    The auction will end March 17. The West Side Story cast is headed by Matt Cavenaugh (A Catered Affair, Grey Gardens) as Tony, Karen Olivo (In the Heights) as Anita, Cody Green (Movin' Out) as Riff and George Akram ("Stuck on You") as Bernardo. Twenty-one-year-old Argentinean actress Josefina Scaglione, who created the role of Amber Von Tussle in the Argentinean production of Hairspray, co-stars as Maria.

    Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the nation's largest industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organization. Since its founding in 1988 the organization has distributed over $150 million for services for people with AIDS, HIV or HIV-related illnesses. For more information visit www.BroadwayCares.org.