The Sept. 24 outdoor fundraiser raises money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and features a host of theatrical memorabilia donated by the theatrical community. The day-long event (10 AM-7 PM) also boasts a Celebrity Table, where theatre fans can purchase autographs by, or photos with, their favorite stars from Broadway, Off-Broadway and television serials. There is a $20 charge each time one walks through the Celebrity Table line.
As of press time, those scheduled to take part in the Celebrity Table include the following talents:
Noon-1 PM: Danny Burstein, Robert Cuccioli, Jenn Gambatese, Richard Griffiths, Christian Hoff, Terri Ivens, Beth Leavel, Bob Martin, Daniel Reichard, Jesse Soffer, J. Robert Spencer, Josh Strickland and John Lloyd Young
1-2 PM: Jeff Branson, Marj Dusay, Georgia Engel, Melissa Errico, Barrett Foa, David Garrison, Jose Llana, Richard Kind and Marian Seldes 2-3 PM: Melissa Claire Egan, Patricia Clarkson, Jason Danieley, Connie Fletcher, Dana Ivey, Marin Mazzie, Matthew Morrison and Chrishell Stause
Last year's Flea Market, held Sept. 25, 2005, raised $544,037 for BC/EFA. The booth that raised the most money during the 19th Annual Auction was hosted by the United Scenic Artists ($23,865). The show booth that raised the most money was Wicked, which brought in $7,854 for the charitable organization.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the nation’s largest industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organization. Since its founding in 1988 the organization has distributed over $100 million for services for people with AIDS, HIV or HIV-related illnesses.
For more information on the Flea Market and other BC/EFA events, visit the BC/EFA website at www.bcefa.org or call (212) 840-0770.