Broadway Features and Reviews
Clay Aiken Sir Robin Top Broadway Bear
By Broadway Magazine Staff
Grrrrrr. The Broadway Bears auction raised over $150,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS this weekend, and altogether the event has raised over $1.6 million. With a colorful collection of the best bears from Broadway's finest represented, check out the images from this years event. Congrats to Sir Robin Bear signed by Clay Aiken as that was this years winner.
Stars shinning at the event included Bernadette Peters (Gypsy), Christopher Sieber (Shrek The Musical), Michael Cerveris (Road Show & Sweeney Todd), Kerry O'Malley (White Christmas), David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish (Billy Elliot), Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde), Loretta Ables Sayre (South Pacific), Michael Berresse (A Chorus Line), Blake Daniels (Spring Awakening), Kerry Butler (Xanadu), Jennifer Smith (The Drowsy Chaperone), West Side Story original cast members Jaime Sanchez and George Marcy, Christine Pedi (Forbidden Broadway), Kris Koop (The Phantom of the Opera), Ann Harada (Avenue Q).
Photos J. Pelligrini/WireImage.com
$16,000• Sir Robin from Spamalot, designed by JoAnna Cayot and signed by Clay Aiken
$10,000• Alan Strang with Nugget from Equus, designed by Nicolas Putvinski and signed by Daniel Radcliffe, RIchard Griffiths and Lorenzo Pisoni.
$7,000• Glinda from Wicked, designed by John Henson and signed by Kristin Chenoweth and Kendra Kassebaum.
$5,500• Growltiger from Cats, designed by Therese Stadelmeier-Tresco and signed by Betty Buckley and Stephen Hanan
$4,000• Billy Elliot(s) from Billy Elliot,designed by Jessica Scoblick and signed by David Alvarez, Kiril Kulish and Trent Kowalik.
$4,000• Tommy Walker from The Who's Tommy, designed by Andy Wallach and signed by Michael Cerveris.
$3,800• Ashley from Starlight Express, designed by Andy Wallach and signed by Andrea McArdle.
$3,700• Betty Haynes from Irving Berlin's White Christmas, designed by the show's original designer Carrie Robbins and signed by Kerry O'Malley, Stephen Bogardus, Jeffry Denman and Meredith Patterson.
$3,600• Shrek from Shrek The Musical, designed by Tricorn Inc. & Lynne Mackey Studios and signed by Brian d'Arcy James
$3,400• Local 1/I.A.T.S.E. Brother Bear designed by Carol A. Ingram.
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Broadway Bears, Clay Aiken, Spamalot, Sir Robin, Bernadette Peters, Gypsy, Christopher Sieber, Shrek The Musical, Michael Cerveris, Kerry O'Malley, David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik, Kerry Butler, Kiril Kulish, Xanadu, Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde), Loretta Ables Sayre (South Pacific), Michael Berresse, A Chorus Line, Blake Daniels