Orion Griffiths Crowned ‘Broadway Beauty Pageant’ Winner After Sexy Contortionist Strip Tease: VIDEO


The annual Broadway Beauty Pageant took place on Monday night in New York, and raised more than $50,000 for the Ali Forney Center, the city's largest LGBT homeless youth shelter.

Orion_griffithsThe evening featured Callan Bergmann (Silence! The Musical), Julius C. Carter (SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark), Yurel Echezarreta (Matilda), Matthew Goodrich (The Nance), Orion Griffiths (Pippin), and Paul HeeSang Miller (Mamma Mia!). Nathan Lee Graham (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) also performed. The judges were Andrea Martin (Pippin), Billy Porter (Kinky Boots), and Michael Urie (Buyer and Cellar), and the evening was hosted by four-time Tony nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning actress Tovah Feldshuh.

The winner of the pageant, selected by the audience, was Pippin's Orion Griffiths. Matthew Rettenmund of Boy Culture shot a video of Griffiths' unique performance. That screenshot above is Griffiths before his clothes started coming off. And most of them did.

Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP...

Posted May 22, 2013 at 8:29pm ETC by Andy Towle
in New York, News, Theatre