12th Annual Gender-Reversing Broadway Backwards Concert Sets Spring Date

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Tickets went on sale today for the March 13 Broadway insider event.
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The 12th annual Broadway Backwards concert—featuring male singers performing songs traditionally sung by women and women singing tunes written for men—will be presented March 13 at 8 PM at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

Performers will be announced in the coming weeks.

Broadway Backwards 12 is produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefits Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.

Last year’s event raised a record $480,287 and featured a 67-person cast of Broadway and screen stars backed by a live onstage orchestra.

Watch highlights from 2016 Broadway Backwards.

Creator Robert Bartley will again direct and choreograph with musical supervision by Mary-Mitchell Campbell and musical direction by Laura Bergquist. Choreography will be created for the show by Bartley, Christopher Rice, and Adam Roberts.

Tickets, which begin at $85, are available starting January 18 by visiting Broadwaycares.org or by calling (212) 840-0770, ext. 229. Higher price VIP tickets include premium seats and a special post-show cocktail reception with the cast. A limited number of “Backstage & Beyond” ticket packages also are available, which include the opportunity to see the dress rehearsal, exclusive backstage access, a meet-and-greet with some of the stars of Broadway Backwards, premium seats for the show and more.


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