Alan Cumming, Bianca Del Rio, and More Set for Broadway Bares
Cast members from ''Rocky'', ''Casa Valentina'', and other shows will appear in the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS benefit.
The list of special guests for the 24th annual Broadway Bares benefit has been announced. The evening will take place June 22 at the Hammerstein Ballroom.
On tap to make appearances in this year's edition, titled Broadway Bares: Rock Hard are Alan Cumming (Cabaret), Andy Karl (Rocky), Lesli Margherita (Matilda The Musical), Constantine Maroulis (Rock of Ages), Patrick Page (Casa Valentina), Christopher Sieber (Matilda The Musical), Morgan James (Motown The Musical), Matthew Saldivar (Act One), Joey Taranto (Kinky Boots), and Syndee Winters (Motown The Musical). Additional celebrity guests include inspiring Marine-turned-model Alex Minsky and recent RuPaul's Drag Race season six winner Bianca Del Rio.
Created by Tony Award-winning choreographer Jerry Mitchell, Broadway Bares features over 150 New York dancers who strip down to their skivvies alongside some of Broadway's most talented performers. This year's roster of special guests will be announced at a later date.
The inaugural event, held in 1992, featured just seven dancers. Since its inception, the annual benefit has raised over $11.3 million for Broadway/Cares Equity Fights AIDS. This year's edition will be directed by Nick Kenkel, who also helmed the 23rd edition of Broadway Bares.
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