Jeremy Irons joined Susan Sarandon and Jane Fonda to announce the winners of the 23rd annual Easter Bonnet Competition; which culminated in a two-day Broadway spectacular that featured the companies of 18 Broadway, off-Broadway and touring productions singing, dancing, and donning original Easter bonnets — has raised $3,402,147, to benefit Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS.
The national tour of Rent raised the most money ($352,060), with 33 Variations leading the Broadway companies with $183,546, followed by Wicked ($176,714), Billy Elliot ($155,103), and Shrek ($139,304).
Jane Fonda, Jeremy Irons, and Susan Sarandon presented the awards for top fund raising companies and the outstanding bonnet presentation, which went to the company of 33 Variations. The winning bonnet was designed by David Masenheimer.
Andre DeShields showed off the Impressionism bonnet, designed by Del Miske.
Jeremy appears in the video at 7:19 (and with a witty joke!)