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James Franco and Other Sexy Hunks Got Naked to Raise Over a Million Dollars for AIDS

James Franco and Other Sexy Hunks Got Naked to Raise Over a Million Dollars for AIDS


This weekend's big event was a stunner for fundraising.

The annual Broadway Bares show was yet another stunner, raising a whopping $1,386,105 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. To help out, celebs including Alan Cumming, James Franco, Bianca Del Rio, and Alex Minsky all took the stage. Franco even got in on the strip show.

This year's theme — "Broadway Bares: Rock Hard!" — was billed as a modern-day mix tape with tributes to the iconic moments in rock that included 170 of New York's sexiest dancers. Check out the photos on the following pages for performances honoring Elvis, Pink, Aerosmith, Prince and more.

This is the 24th edition, hld for the first time in New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, and it lured a crowd of more than 5,000 people. In total, the 24 editions of Broadway Bares ( have now raised more than $12.6 million for Broadway Cares. 

Check out the show on the following pages.

Aerosmith: Marine-turned-model Alex Minsky

Elvis: Brandon Rubendall and company

Elvis: Brandon Rubendall and company

Led Zeppelin: Adam Perry (center) with Michael Apuzzo, Josh D. Green and company

Queen:  Mark MacKillop with Cedric Leiba Jr. (left) and Alex Ringler

The Rolling Stones: Joshua Buscher and company

Andy Karl, Lesli Margherita, and Patrick Page

Metallica homage

Bianca Del Rio and James Franco

Alan Cumming

Janet Jackson: Chondra L. Profit and company

Prince: James Harkness and company

Tina Turner: Lawrence Alexander and Charlie Sutton with company

Steve Nicks: Heather Lang (front) and Paloma Garcia-Lee with company

Michael Jackson: Donna Michelle Vaughn and company

Jerry Mitchell (left with hand in the air), Jennifer Balbier, M∙A∙C senior vice president of global product development and M∙A∙C AIDS Fund board member (with mic), and Broadway Bares: Rock Hard! director Nick Kenkel (far right)

The finale.

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