Some the show’s stirring solos at Broadway Backwards 2014 included Norm Lewis receiving a rapturous ovation for his rendition "Home" from The Wiz, Andrew Rannells lighting up the room with a stunning rendition of "The Man That Got Away" from A Star is Born, Stephanie J. Block with a heart-felt take on “Finishing the Hat” from Sunday in the Park with George and Billy Porter turning the show upside down with his powerhouse rendition of Kander and Ebb’s "But The World Goes 'Round.”

Broadway’s best filled a sold-out Al Hirschfeld Theatre with laughter, tears and cheers during the unforgettable ninth annual edition of Broadway Backwards on Monday, March 24, 2014, raising a record-breaking $423,182 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.

Broadway Backwards (#bwaybackwards) is an annual celebration where gays and lesbians see their stories told through the great songs of musical theatre, sung by their favorite Broadway performers. It is produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and was presented this year in the historic Hirschfeld Theatre.

Broadway Cares awards annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide and is the major supporter of the social service programs at The Actors Fund. For more information, please visit Broadway Cares online at broadwaycares.org.

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