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Steve Martin, Tony Yazbeck, and More to Participate in 2019 Broadway Bets

The event is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Steve Martin will participate in this year's Broadway Bets.
Steve Martin will participate in this year's Broadway Bets.
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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has announced some of the special guests who will participate in this year's Broadway Bets, which will take place on Monday, May 13, at Sardi's.

Hank Azaria (TV's The Simpsons), Pulitzer Prize nominee Eric Bogosian (Talk Radio), Tony Award nominee Michael Cera (The Waverly Gallery), Robert Creighton (Frozen), Tony winner Billy Crudup (Harry Clarke), Tony nominee Richard Kind (TV's American Dad!), two-time Tony nominee and Oscar winner Steve Martin (Meteor Shower), professional poker player Erik Seidel, and Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck (The Cradle Will Rock) are expected to ante up.

Produced by and benefiting BC/EFA, Broadway Bets gives the theater community an opportunity to play in a friendly Texas Hold'em tournament. Everybody is welcome and anyone can win. Prizes will be awarded to players who make the final table. Doors open for cocktails at 7:30pm, and tournament play begins at 8pm. All ticketing levels include hors d'oeuvres and an open bar.