The deadline for ordering 2018 Behind the Scenes Holiday Cards is just two weeks away. These unique cards were created especially for Behind the Scenes and are a great way to spread holiday cheer while bringing help and hope to your colleagues in need. The order deadline is October 4th so place your order now at!

The 2018 Behind the Scenes Holiday Cards are on sale now at the new BTS Boutique. There’s no better way to spread holiday cheer than with these unique cards created especially for Behind the Scenes. Sending a BTS holiday card helps spread the word about the charity and lets your family, friends, customers or colleagues know it’s important to you to assist those in need from our industry.

The Long Reach Long Riders (LRLR) are delighted to announce the successful completion of their 15th annual charity motorcycle ride. The ride, which benefits the Behind the Scenes Charity and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS began in Manchester, New Hampshire on June 24th and finished back in Manchester on June 30th. The group, which was comprised of 25 motorcycles and 3 chase cars, raised over $54,500.00, bringing the total raised by the LRLR, since its inception in 2004, to more than $650,000.00

Paul Vincent, the President of Vincent Lighting Systems, has accepted an invitation to join the Behind the Scenes Foundation Board of Directors. Paul, who founded VLS in 1978, brings a wealth of industry experience to the Board. He is a past president of ESTA and the recipient of its highest honor, the Eva Swan Award. Paul is a USITT Fellow and a recipient of the Thomas DeGaetani Award and he currently serves on the USITT board. Paul is also an advisory board member for the Theatre and Dance Department of Kent State University, and a board member of Ohio Citizens for the Arts, The Musical Theatre Project, and The Wally Russell Foundation.

Behind the Scenes is excited to announce that TMB recently reached a significant milestone as one of its Pledge-a-Product Partners. TMB has now donated over $100,000 to the charity from sales of its ProXS professional lighting fixture accessories. The ProXS line includes pattern holders, donuts, top hats, half hats, irises, barndoors, color extenders, beam benders, spill rings, color frames, and more. For more information visit

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