PHOTO CALL: Broadway Flea Market, a Starry Street Fair for a Good Cause

News   PHOTO CALL: Broadway Flea Market, a Starry Street Fair for a Good Cause The 25th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, the annual benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, attracted theatre lovers Sept. 25. The event, which was free and open to the public, was held on West 44th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, and, for the first time, extended into Times Square, between 43rd and 44th Streets.

The day-long event featured over 60 tables filled with theatrical memorabilia, a live Grand Auction, special "flash auctions" that offered instant experiences with Broadway stars and the always-popular Autograph Table and Photo Booth.

Here is a look at the event:

 


Among the celebrities who are scheduled to take part in the Autograph Table and Photo Booth are Josh Gad, Nikki M. James, Andrew Rannells and Rory O’Malley from The Book of Mormon; Colin Donnell, Sutton Foster, Adam Godley and Joel Grey from Anything Goes; Victoria Clark and Patina Miller from Sister Act; Danny Burstein, Jayne Houdyshell, Jan Maxwell, Rob Raines and Terri White from Follies; Nick Adams and Tony Sheldon from Priscilla Queen of the Desert; Jackie Hoffman, Brad Oscar and Roger Rees from The Addams Family, Christopher J. Hanke and Rose Hemingway from How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying as well as other stars like Bryan Batt, Charles Busch, Bobby Cannavale, Jason Danieley, Brian d'Arcy James, Joyce DeWitt, Michael Emerson, Ana Gasteyer, Montego Glover, Jonathan Groff, Megan Hilty, Beth Leavel, Telly Leung, Marin Mazzie, Laura Osnes, Patrick Page, Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Alice Ripley and many more. For a complete list of celebrities and their appearance times, go to www.broadwaycares.org. A map of the Flea Market tables, complete lists of all silent and live auction lots, and the autograph table and photo booth schedule is available for smartphone users at www.broadwaycares.org/flea.

Last year, the 24th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction raised $476,917, bringing the event's 24-year total to $8,638,669.

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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 $195 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.

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