Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation 56th Annual Gala- Broadway’s Got Guts

Orfeh and Andy Karl at Broadway's Got Guts!

Oh what a night,  The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, leading non-profit dedicated to curing Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, hosted their 56th Annual Gala, Broadway’s Got Guts! at Cipriani South Street in New York City. Fundraiser was held in support of those bravely fighting inflammatory bowel disease in hope of advancing research and finding cure.

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Dr. Adam Steinlauf and Michele Kanaan

Dr. Adam Steinlauf and Michele Kanaan at Crohn’s &Colitis Foundation 56th Annual Gala

Broadway’s Got Guts! brought together passionate supporters for the night with a tasting from renowned NYC restaurants including Le CouCou, Legasea Bar & Grill, Lure Fishbar, Oxomoco, Pecking House, Planta, Soledad, Tribeca Grill, and ZouZou’s. The tasting was followed by a full dinner service and performances from Broadway sensations Alexandra Silber, Analise Scarpaci, Andy Karl & Orfeh, James Moye, Yasmeen Sulieman, Mamie Parris and Miguel Cervantes.

Since 1967, the Foundation has spearheaded every significant IBD research breakthrough. Serving millions nationwide, the Foundation has invested more than $500 million into research, maintaining an 80% direct mission support rate. The gala, a crucial funding source, has contributed over $40M to the cause, aiming to surpass $920,000 this year. Gala was sponsored by GNY Insurance Companies, Mount Sinai, Savvy Navigator, Abbvie, Interchem, Johnson & Johnson, Takeda, Bristol Myers Squibb, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Sidley Austin and Specialty Infusion. The Presenting Sponsor of the evening is Pfizer. 

Orfeh and Andy Karl Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation 56th Annual Gala- Broadway’s Got Guts

Orfeh and Andy Karl performing at Broadway’s Got Guts!

The event featured a “1 in 100” raffle, offering guests a chance to win luxury prizes ranging from Taylor Skye Flowers’ year-long flower arrangements to tickets to the Jonas Brothers concert, exclusive dining experiences and a Beekman Hotel staycation.

This year, the Foundation honored Dr. Adam Steinlauf of Mount Sinai Health System with the Rosenthal Humanitarian Award and a 17-year-old ulcerative colitis patient Michele Kanaan with the Rising Star Award.


The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization focused on both research and patient support for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), with the mission of curing Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improving the quality of life for the millions of Americans living with IBD. The Foundation’s work is dramatically accelerating the research process, while also providing extensive educational and support resources for patients and their families, medical professionals, and the public. For more information, visit, call 888-694-8872, or email

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