Watch Broadway Bares' ‘Battleship’ Number | Playbill

Broadway Bares Watch Broadway Bares' ‘Battleship’ Number The annual benefit stripathon, held June 17, raised $1,875,090 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Revisit a steamy number from June 17's Broadway Bares: Game Night in the video above. The "Battleship" routine is led by Robert Walters of Broadway's Hamilton and Juan Zapata. This year's event, held at the Hammerstein Ballroom, raised $1,875,090 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

"Battleship" features an all-male ensemble in a number choreographed by hip-hop specialists Laya Barak and Jonathan Lee.

Broadway Bares was created in 1992 by Tony winner Jerry Mitchell, then a Broadway dancer, as a way to raise awareness and money for those living with HIV/AIDS. To date, Broadway Bares has now raised $19.1 million for Broadway Cares.


Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources, and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has raised more than $300 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.

Flip Through Photos of Broadway Bares: Game Night

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