Part of the Big Apple Fest Charity Auction conducted by Sotheby's, "The Broadway Apple" is decorated with a cityscape of Times Square and a Marilyn Monroe-like Statue of Liberty. Among the stars who have signed the giant sculpture are Tony Award winners Hugh Jackman, Nathan Lane, Billy Joel, Joel Grey, Harvey Fierstein, Jane Krakowski, Marissa Jaret Winokur and Carol Channing as well as 'night, Mother's Edie Falco and "Chicago" Academy Award winner Renee Zellweger. Proceeds from "The Broadway Apple" sale will benefit City Harvest, Police Athletic League and the NYC & Company Foundation. Photographs, drawings and paintings by Rosie O'Donnell, Cynthia Rowley, Diane von Furstenberg, Cindy Sherman, Jenny Holzer, Kehinde Wiley and Karim Rashid will also be part of the auction.
The Big Apple Fest Charity Auction will be held at Cipriani on West 42nd Street. The event is set to begin with cocktails at 6 PM followed by the 7:15 PM auction. Tickets, which include an auction catalogue, are priced at $50; call (212) 599-0219 or visit www.bigapplefest.org for more information.