For the first time in the Flea Market's history, fans will be able to step into BC/EFA's photo booths and have their photos taken with various celebrities. There is a minimum donation of $40 for each photo taken; celebrity photos will include a frame autographed by the celebrity fans are photographed with.
The schedule for the VIP Photo Booths follows:
11 AM: Frankie Valli (lead singer of The Four Seasons)
12 noon: Lea Michele, Jonathan Groff and John Gallagher, Jr. (Spring Awakening)
1 PM: Laura Osnes and Max Crumm (Grease); and in a second booth Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal (Rent)
2 PM: Lynn Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave and Corin Redgrave
Fans will also have the opportunity to get their photos taken with celebrities who are participating in the autograph table; those photos require a $10 minimum donation.
Last year's Flea Market — held Sept. 24, 2006, in Shubert Alley — raised $505,832 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The booth that raised the most money ($24,311) was hosted by the United Scenic Artists. The show booth that raised the most money was The Phantom of the Opera, which took in $13,230. Since its debut in 1987, the annual fundraiser has brought in $6,551,418 for BC/EFA. 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 $110 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.