Zooming In, Hanging On

(Above: Broadway Bares. Source: YouTube video)

Two New York City institutions – Broadway Bares and the St. George Theatre — will run free online fundraisers this weekend.

Broadway Bares – Zoom In

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids has been holding this annual striptease benefit, featuring Broadway dancers and actors, since 1992.

We don’t know this year’s participants at press time, but strippers at the previous three years’ shows included Alex Newell, Billy Porter, Matt Bomer, Allison Janney and Judith Light.

Broadway Bares – Zoom In starts at 9:30 pm ET Saturday, August 1, on YouTube and on BroadwayCares.org/Bares, BroadwayWorld.com, iHeartRadioBroadway.com, Playbill.com, TheaterMania.com, Advocate.com, Out.com and Pride.com.

For more info, visit BroadwayCares.org/Bares.

Let’s Hang On

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons will highlight this telethon for Staten Island’s nonprofit, 91-year-old St. George Theatre.

Also scheduled to appear: Neil Sedaka, Paul Anka, Pete Davidson, Colin Jost, and a host of others. You can see the complete list at Telethon.StGeorgeTheatre.com, where you may also RSVP to attend.

Let’s Hang On starts at 7 pm Sunday, August 2, on the web, YouTube and Facebook.

For more info, visit Telethon.StGeorgeTheatre.com.

Broadway Bares, St. George Theatre

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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