The Broadway Bears XV Grand Finale Online Pre-bidding has begun!\\
Make your pre-bid in support of men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS and other debilitating illnesses.
Now is your chance to not only get all the great costumed teddy bears you want, but to do it knowing you are helping support BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS.
The pre-bidding will run from February 15, 2012 to 2:00PM, March 17, 2012. The live event will take place on:
Sunday, March 18, 2012
B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 West 42nd Street
Begining at 6:00PM
Winners with the highest pre-bids going into the auction will be contacted by a Broadway Cares staff member on Saturday, March 17, 2012.
The Broadway Bears is an annual auction featuring a collection of one-of-a-kind celebrity autographed teddy bears, each meticulously outfitted in original, handmade costume recreations based on the originals by Broadwayâ€™s leading costume designers and representing memorable characters from plays and musicals, past and present.
The skill and imagination devoted to the creation of these coveted collectibles has been recognized worldwide, from The Museum of The City of New York â€“ where 10 bear alumni reside as part of the permanent costume collection â€“ to media acclaim as far away as England and Japan. In addition, noted designers such as Bob Mackie have created original bears for these auctions.
Proceeds go to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS in order to support men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS and other illnesses