The evening featured special appearances by 2013 Tony Award winners Judith Light (The Assembled Parties) and Billy Porter (Kinky Boots), Tony and Olivier Award winner Alan Cumming (Macbeth) and musical performers The Skivvies (Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina). Bravo TV host and executive Andy Cohen announced the winners of the Strip-a-thon online fundraiser at the midnight performance.
This year’s edition of Broadway Bares is directed by Nick Kenkel and produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, led by producing director Michael Graziano. It was created by Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell, who also serves as executive producer.
Through 22 editions, Broadway Bares has raised more than $9.8 million for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
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 $225 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.