Gypsy of the Year Raises Record $3,359,000 for BC/EFA
The show that raised the most money for BC/EFA was the Broadway production of The Boy From Oz, starring Jackman, with $632,998; the previous record had been held by Hairspray, which raised $375,607 last year. Among the runners-up announced yesterday were the Broadway productions of Mamma Mia! ($133,286), Gypsy ($147,366), The Phantom of the Opera ($155,964), and Hairspray ($303,024). The top fund-raising Broadway play was The Retreat from Moscow, the Off-Broadway musical Fame on 42nd Street raised $18,004, and the second national tour of Mamma Mia! raised $154,325.