Sutton Foster, Jonathan Groff, et al. Set for Broadway Flea Market's Autograph Booth!
Named one of New York's "Best Once-a-Year Markets," the annual Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will be held from 10 AM - 7 PM on Sunday, September 25 in Times Square & on West 44th Street. The event is free and open to the public.
The full list of participants for the autograph and photo booth have just been announced! Set to appear this year are: Sutton Foster, Jonathan Groff, Nick Adams, Patina Miller, Jane Houdyshell, Joel Grey, and any more! Click here to check out the full list!
For the first time ever, the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will encompass all of 44th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, and will stretch across Broadway into Times Square, filling the wide pedestrian plaza between 43rd and 44th Streets.
Dozens of tables from Broadway's most popular shows will set up shop for what Time Out New York calls one of the in New York City. Fans can buy that lost cast recording, signed show posters and Playbills, rare costume sketches, props and special gifts theatre-lovers can't find anywhere else.
Among the shows scheduled to have tables so far are The Addams Family, Anything Goes, The Book of Mormon, Follies, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, Mary Poppins, The Phantom of the Opera, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Rock of Ages, Sister Act, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Wicked and Cirque du Soleil's Zarkana.
Hourly silent auction lots will give way to the live Grand Auction, which starts at 4:30 PM and features a collection of unique items and experiences that will offer something for everyone. Pre-bidding online will end September 24, the day before the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction.
Grand Auction items now open for pre-bidding on BroadwayCares.org include:
· Walk-on roles and backstage experiences at Jersey Boys, The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, Memphis, The Phantom of the Opera, Rock of Ages, Sister Act and Wicked
· VIP visits to the sets of TV's Emmy-winning comedy Modern Family, hit drama NCIS: LA and the legendary Saturday Night Live
In addition, The always popular Celebrity Autograph Table will feature stars from Anything Goes, The Book of Mormon, Follies, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and more. One of the most popular sites at Broadway's "one-day sale," the Celebrity Autograph Table offers 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.
Last year, the 24th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction raised an astounding $476,917, bringing the event's 24-year total to $8,638,669.
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.
BC/EFA awards annual grants to more than 400 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide and is the major supporter of seven programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative and the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic.
For more information, please visit the Broadway Cares online broadwaycares.org