Gender-Bending LGBT Musical Night Broadway Backwards to Play Hirschfeld Theatre in March | Playbill

News Gender-Bending LGBT Musical Night Broadway Backwards to Play Hirschfeld Theatre in March
The tenth anniversary presentation of Broadway Backwards will take place March 9 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Tickets to the musical event, which features male singers performing songs traditionally sung by women, and women singing tunes written for men, are now on sale.

Creator Robert Bartley directs and choreographs the popular evening that has musical supervision by Mary-Mitchell Campbell and musical direction by Tim Rosser.

The 2015 edition promises to "include some of the biggest showstopping acts from previous editions of Broadway Backwards (#bwaybackwards) and will features the return of many of the show’s most popular performers."

Talent for the event will be announced at a later date. Last year's Broadway Backwards raised $483,182 for Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center. 

Read's coverage of the event, featuring performances by Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Stephanie J. Block and more, here.

"I'm thrilled to welcome back so many talented performers for this special 10th edition of Broadway Backwards," Bartley said in a statement. "Through the nine editions of Broadway Backwards so far, we've been able to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars that help provide lifesaving medications, counseling and support for LGBT youth and those struggling with HIV/AIDS." VIP ticket packages and special "Backstage & Beyond" packages are also available. For tickets, beginning at $85, visit or phone (212) 840-0770, ext. 268.


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.

Established in 1983, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center is at the heart of the LGBT community in New York City, providing quality health and wellness programs in a welcoming space that fosters connections and celebrates our cultural contributions. Visit

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