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James Franco and Idina Menzel Set For Easter Bonnet Competition

Franco and Menzel join Bryan Cranston, Fran Drescher and others at the event benefitting AIDS.

By: Ashley Baylen

Published: April 18th, 2014 in Culture » Society » News

Broadway legends and Hollywood stars will join forces on Easter Monday for the 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition presented by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

More than 200 Broadway and off-Broadway stars will hit the stage for special performances including numbers from popular productions including ‘Avenue Q’, ‘After Midnight’, ‘Kinky Boots’, ‘Murder For Two, ‘Newsies’, ‘Once’, and ‘The Lion King’.

James Franco, who can currently be seen on stage in ‘Of Mice and Men’, will be joined by celebrity heavyweights including ‘Breaking Bad’s’ Bryan Cranston, Fran Drescher, Idina Menzel, and Denzel Washington.

Last year’s Easter Bonnet Competition raised $4,250,542. Since 1987, the 26 editions of this highly anticipated annual event have brought in more than $53 million.

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