See Come From Away, Hamilton, The Lion King, and More Perform at Gypsy of the Year | Playbill

Photos See Come From Away, Hamilton, The Lion King, and More Perform at Gypsy of the Year The 29th annual fundraiser for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS was held at the New Amsterdam Theatre.
Come From Away, 2017 Monica Simoes

The 29th annual Gypsy of the Year competition, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, was presented December 4 and 5 at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre.

Flip through photos of the competition below:

The 29th Gypsy of the Year, 2017

This year’s showcase featured more than 150 Broadway and Off-Broadway singers and dancers, including Major Attaway (Aladdin); Laura Benanti, Keegan-Michael Key, Amy Schumer, and Jeremy Shamos (Meteor Shower); Richard H. Blake, Will Coombs, Bradley Gibson, Adam Kaplan, Jonah Mussolino, and Chazz Palminteri (A Bronx Tale); Chad Kimball, Caesar Samayoa, and Sharon Wheatley (Come From Away); Lesli Margherita (Who's Holiday!); and more. National touring productions were honored in a separate number directed and choreographed by Chaz Wolcott.


This year’s event featured songs, skits, or dances performed by the “gypsies” from Afterglow, Aladdin, Avenue Q, Cats, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Chicago, Come From Away, Hamilton, Jersey Boys, The Lion King, The Phantom of the Opera and School of Rock—The Musical. The Chase Brock Experience also performed representing BC/EFA program Dancers Responding to AIDS.

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