By Carey Purcell
19 Sep 2013
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN
The Celebrity Autograph Table & Photo Booth are the most crowded parts of the market, featuring dozens of stars of stage and screen giving fans the opportunity to get autographs and pose for pictures with their favorite stars from Broadway and Off-Broadway in exchange for donations to Broadway Cares. The most current schedule of stars is listed at broadwaycares.org/autographphoto2013 and on Broadway Care's Facebook page.
Celebrities appearing at the Autograph Table and Photo Booth change hourly between 11 AM – 3 PM, and each paid pass through the line allows fans to meet more than a dozen celebrities. Fans can have up to two items signed by each person appearing in each time slot. The line will officially close at 2 PM for the final hour.
Autographs require a minimum $30 donation each hour for all performers that hour, and photos require a minimum $10 donation per photo with single actor. Photo prices can vary based on the celebrity.
The lines are separate for the autograph table and photo booth, and Viola and Graziano recommended planning carefully to ensure shoppers make the most out of their time. They also stressed that no photos are allowed with performers who are signing the autograph table.
The autograph table and photo booth involve waiting in line, so strategizing with friends and fellow shoppers is key at the Flea Market. Before getting in line, shoppers should notify their friends of their favorite shows or items they should keep an eye out for. One savvy shopper could snatch up a great deal or a one-of-a-kind purchase while another is waiting in line.Continued...