Magazine article Variety

Legiters Dish Holiday Faves

Magazine article Variety

Legiters Dish Holiday Faves

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For 15 years the B'way community has come together crooning to the tune of $3 milion for its AIDS org

Broadway types really know how to get into the Christmas spirit. To wit, look no further than "Carols for a Cure." The enthusiasm of Main Stem casts has helped sustain 15 years of wassailing for a good cause, raising more than $3 million to date to benefit Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS.

"I get emails in April and May from cast members saying, 'We're ready! We have our song!"' says Lynn Pinto, the founder and exec producer of the charitable initiative.

This year's CD, released Oct. 28 in time for the kickoff of BC/EFA's annual, sixweek Gypsy of the Year fund-raising drive, includes original "Spider-Man: T\irn Off the Dark" topliner Reeve Carney singing "A Savior Is Born"; Billy Porter and Harvey Fierstein of "Kinky Boots" crooning a "Carol of the Bells" redux called "Carol of the Boots"; and, no kidding, Perez Hilton's original track "Perez's 2013 Holiday Dishlist. …

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