April 20, 2006

Jersey Boys & Other Broadway Stars Will Be Hosts of Easter Bonnet Competition

April 20th, 2006

Broadwayworld.com News Desk reports that Jersey Boys Christian Hoff, Daniel Reichard, J. Robert Spencer, and John Lloyd Young, along with Michael Cerveris, Kelli O’Hara, and several other Broadway stars have been announced as the hosts of the “20th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition,” which will be presented on Monday, April 24th at 4:30 PM and Tuesday, April 25 at 2 PM at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 West 42nd Street). The shows will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

The “Easter Bonnet Competition” is the two-day Broadway spectacular that features the companies of more than 20 Broadway, Off-Broadway and touring productions singing, dancing, and donning specially created Easter bonnets. This event is the culmination of six intensive weeks of fundraising efforts by Broadway and Off-Broadway company members, as well as numerous productions currently on national tour. Curtain speeches, autographed poster and program sales, auctions, and cabaret performances bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars from audiences prior to the competition. The winner of the competition will be the company that raises the largest amount of money for BC/EFA.

Tickets prices are as follows: $350 VIP Orchestra (front and center) tickets; $200 Priority Orchestra (middle and side); $100 Rear orchestra and Front Mezzanine; $40 Mezzanine and $20 Balcony. Tickets are available now at www.broadwaycares.org or by calling (212) 840-0770 Ext. 268. Tickets can also be purchased at the BC/EFA offices at 165 West 46th Street, Suite 1300.

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