Hollywood hunks are certainly no strangers to raking in record-breaking amounts of money at the box office. But how many of them have felt the awe of bringing in massive amounts of money, for charity, doing theatre? For a hint, check the title of this post. For those of you who don't live/work/breathe Broadway plays, let me give you a basic primer on a really incredible thing that goes on here in Midtown Manhattan. Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids (BC/EFA), established in 1988, has raised over $175 million dollars for "essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States." Those services include funding health clinics and supportive residences, and giving grants to over 400 AIDS and family resource programs nationwide. They raise this money by calling "upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community."
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