The premier performance of POZ magazine’s Bacharach to the Future, a fund-raiser for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, on World AIDS Day honoring music legend Burt Bacharach, the composer of “That’s What Friends Are For,” the pioneering recording that benefited The Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) in 1985. Promises, Promises, Mr. Bacharach’s award winning musical, opened on Broadway forty years ago December 1, 1968. Each cast member will be singing songs from the Bacharach catalogue.

BethAnne Bonner (One Life To Live),

Katie Adams (Wicked),

Liz Callaway (Miss Saigon),

Gerard Canonico (Spring Awakening),

Franc D’Ambrosio (Phantom of the Opera),

Christian Hoff (Pal Joey, Jersey Boys, All My Children),

Jason Graae (Forever Plaid),

Natalie Hiatt (Leading Ladies)

Ilene Kristen (Grease, Ryan’s Hope, One Life to Live),

Billy Porter (Angels in America, Jesus Christ Superstar),

Linda Purl (Tom Sawyer),

Julie Reiber (Wicked, Rent),

Tony Roberts (Promises, Promises, Xanadu, Victor/Victoria)

Michael Rupert (Sweet Charity),

Kevin Spirtas (The Boy From OZ),

Matt Walton (Hair, Burn After Reading),

Carla Renata Williams (The Lion King, We Will Rock You)

with other talented New York performers to be announced.

This show launches a partnership between POZ and BC/EFA. It continues a solid history of POZ fund-raising for AIDS Walk these last two years. Bacharach to the Future is POZ’s tribute to the industry that has been in the forefront in helping to fight this disease.

Where: New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St, New York, NY

When: Monday, December 1, 2008, 7:30PM

$51.50—Balcony seating

$66.50—Orchestra seating

$251.50—Gold Circle Seating VIP seats with admission into the post-show Cocktail Reception.

For ticket information visit: Telecharge/BehindTheCurtain


Soaps In The City will take place in LA October 16, 2008 by teaming up with Cops4Causes and Poz Magazine to host a private party to help support AIDS Project Los Angeles. Tickets can be purchased at for $50; only 250 are available. The event will take place at East/West on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood.

Cast members from General Hospital, Days Of Our Lives, The Bold and The Beautiful and The Young and the Restless will be on hand to mingle with guests.

Ilene Kristen, Roxy on One Life To Live, will perform.

Soaps In The City will kick off red carpet arrivals at 6:30 pm.