The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction returns for its 31st anniversary on September 24 in Shubert Alley. The annual event—where fans can purchase theatrical memorabilia and bid on one-of-a-kind show props, tickets to opening-night performances, autographed musical phrases, and more—runs from 10 AM and continues to 7 PM.
Special guests include Bryan Batt, Andréa Burns, Michael Cerveris, Gideon Glick, Sas Goldberg, Ann Harada, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Rebecca Luker, Lesli Margherita, Lindsay Mendez, Alice Ripley, Krysta Rodriguez, Christopher Sieber, and Max von Essen.
Among the Broadway celebrities set to participate in the autograph table and photo booth are upcoming Hello, Dolly! star Bernadette Peters, as well as Christy Altomare, Betsy Wolfe, Judith Light, Donna Murphy, Derek Klena, Eva Noblezada, Mandy Gonzalez, Billy Porter, Danny Burstein, Stephanie J. Block, Mary Beth Peil, Kate Baldwin, John Bolton, James Barbour, Ali Ewoldt, Rodney Ingram, Richard H. Blake, Bobby Conte Thornton, Jon Jon Briones, Kimiko Glenn, Jackie Burns, Amanda Jane Cooper, Carolee Carmello, Hugh Panaro , Charlotte d’ Amboise, Tom Hewitt, John Dossett, Zachary Downer, Mamie Parris, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones, Will Roland, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Ben Jacoby, Chilina Kennedy, Kara Lindsay, Chad Kimball, Beth Leavel, Laura Osnes, Telly Leung, Courtney Reed, Billy Porter, Reed Birney, Jelani Remy, L. Steven Taylor, Nic Rouleau, Brian Sears, John Rubinstein, Julie White, John Cariani, Hailey Kilgore, and the stars of the upcoming stars of the Mean Girls musical: Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park, Kate Rockwell, and Barrett Wilbert Weed.
Ben Cameron hosts the autograph table and photo booth. For an hour-by-hour schedule of the appearances, visit broadwaycares.org. Autographs are a minimum $30 donation each hour for all performers that hour; photo prices vary based on the number of requests per performer.
The Broadway Flea Market also includes live and silent auctions. Bidding is now open now on dozens of items, including exclusive backstage meet-and-greets with Broadway stars, walk-on experiences in Broadway shows, and rare Broadway collectibles and memorabilia. Visit broadwaycares.org to bid early. The live auction begins at 5 PM.
Last year’s Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction raised a record-breaking $782,081. Since 1987, the 30 editions of this annual event have raised $12.6 million. The Flea Market benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $285 million for essential services for people with HIV/AIDS and other critical illnesses.
(Updated September 24, 2017)