More Than 60 Stars Announced for 29th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction

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More than 60 Broadway actors will be part of the Autograph Table and Photo Booth at the 29th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, the free outdoor event that will be held Sept. 27 in and around Shubert Alley to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The day-long fundraiser begins at 10 AM and continues through 7 PM.

Every hour from 11 AM-3 PM, a new group of Broadway favorites will take their place on the deck of Junior’s Restaurant in Shubert Alley at West 45th Street for the Autograph Table and Photo Booth. Currently scheduled are Michael Arden, Annaleigh Ashford, Bryan Batt, Richard H. Blake, Heidi Blickenstaff, Stephanie J. Block, Sierra Boggess, John Bolton, Matt Bogart, Alex Brightman, Danny Burstein, Haven Burton, Joseph Leo Bwarie, Scott J. Campbell, John Cariani, Geneva Carr, Michael Cerveris, Kathleen Chalfant, Katie Rose Clarke, Chuck Cooper, Leanne Cope, Gavin Creel, Brian d’Arcy James, Laura Dreyfuss, Robert Fairchild, Jonathan Groff, Ann Harada, Jessica Hecht, Adam Kantor, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Laura Michelle Kelly, Andy Kelso, Alix Korey, Marc Kudisch, Judy Kuhn, Telly Leung, Jose Llana, Jake Lucas, Sydney Lucas, Rebecca Luker, Beth Malone, Lesli Margherita, Andy Mientus, Ruthie Ann Miles, Bebe Neuwirth, Christopher John O’Neill, Brad Oscar, Ben Platt, Colin Quinn, Kate Reinders, Chita Rivera, Robert Sella, Christopher Sieber, Emily Skeggs, Phillipa Soo, Jarrod Spector, Sarah Stiles, Brandon Uranowitz, Quinn VanAntwerp, Max von Essen, Shanice Williams, Julie White and Josh Young as well as Jim Caruso, who will host.

Looking Back at Over 20 Years of Broadway Flea Market Memories:

Broadway shows represented at the Autograph Table and Photo Booth include Allegiance, Amazing Grace, An American in Paris, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, The Book of Mormon, Dames at Sea, Fiddler on the Roof, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, Hand to God, Jersey Boys, The King and I, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Something Rotten!, Spring Awakening, Sylvia and Tuck Everlasting.

The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will also take over the pedestrian plaza along Broadway between 43rd and 44th Streets while lining West 44th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues and filling the Flea Market’s original home in Shubert Alley. Pre-bidding is now open at broadwaycares.org on dozens of auction items, which will be available throughout the day at the Grand Auction’s silent and live auctions.

Bryan Batt and Lorna Kelly will host the live auction. Actors Stephen Wallem and Kirsten Wyatt will co-host the silent auction. More than 60 tables full of Broadway memorabilia, collectible Playbills and one-of-a-kind gems will line West 44th Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. Among the shows scheduled to be represented at tables this year are Aladdin, Allegiance, An American in Paris, Avenue Q, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, The Book of Mormon, China Doll, Fiddler on the Roof, Fun Home, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Hamilton, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, Matilda The Musical, Newsies, On the Town, The Phantom of the Opera, Something Rotten!, Sylvia and Wicked.

Last year, the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction raised $713,986, bringing the event's 28-year total to more than $11 million.

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry- based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources, and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $250 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.

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