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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Announces Additional Celebrities to Appear at Broadway Flea Market this Sunday, Sep 27 in Shubert Alley

BROADWAY CARES/ EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS
ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL CELEBRITIES TO APPEAR AT
BROADWAY FLEA MARKET
& GRAND AUCTION

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
SHUBERT ALLEY & WEST 44TH STREET

Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS is pleased to announce additional celebrities scheduled to appear at the 23RD ANNUAL Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction to be held Sunday, September 27 in Shubert Alley (225 West 45th Street). The Flea Market & Grand Auction is produced by and benefits BC/EFA.

The event will be held outdoors in Shubert Alley and is free and open to the public. From posing with your favorite Broadway and Daytime stars for photos, to buying that lost cast recording, signed show posters and Playbills, rare costume sketches or special gift for a theatre-lover you can’t find anywhere – this year’s Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction promises to offer something for everyone.

Celebrities scheduled to appear at the Celebrity Autograph Table and Photo Booth in exchange for donations to BC/EFA include: Sebastian Arcelus (Jersey Boys), Elizabeth Ashley (Dividing The Estate), Kate Baldwin (Finian's Rainbow), Bryan Batt (“Mad Men”), P.J. Benjamin (Wicked), Susan Blackwell ([title of show]), Stephanie J. Block (9 to 5), Danny Burstein (South Pacific), Kerry Butler (Rock of Ages), James Carpinello (Rock of Ages), Matt Cavenaugh (West Side Story), Kathleen Chalfant, Kevin Chamberlin (The Addams Family), Will Chase (Billy Elliot: The Musical), Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza), Alex Cole (“As the World Turns”), Gavin Creel (Hair), Ewa da Cruz (“As the World Turns”), Jason Danieley (Curtains), Quentin Earl Darrington (Ragtime), Diana DeGarmo (The Toxic Avenger), Bonnie Dennison (“Guiding Light”), Ellen Dolan (“As the World Turns”), Marj Dusay (“Guiding Light”), Bobbie Eakes (“All My Children”), Tovah Feldshuh (Irena’s Vow), Harvey Fierstein, John Glover (The Royal Family), Montego Glover (Memphis), Jonathan Groff (Spring Awakening), Haydn Gwynne (Billy Elliot: The Musical), Van Hansis (“As the World Turns”), Rosemary Harris (The Royal Family), Jessica Hecht (The Neil Simon Plays), Dana Ivey (Butley), Judith Ivey (Vanities), Greg Jbara (Billy Elliot: The Musical), Chad Kimball (Memphis), Beth Leavel (Mamma Mia!), Jessica Leccia (“Guiding Light”), Priscilla Lopez (In The Heights), Rebecca Luker (Mary Poppins), David Andrew MacDonald (“The Guiding Light”), Billy Magnussen (“As the World Turns”), Constantine Maroulis (Rock of Ages), Marin Mazzie (Spamalot), Cady McClain (“As the World Turns”), Brian Stokes Mitchell, Eric William Morris (Mamma Mia!, “As the World Turns”), Javier Munoz (In the Heights), Phyllis Newman, Robert Newman (“Guiding Light”), Dominic Nolfi (Jersey Boys), Christiane Noll (Ragtime), Karen Olivo (West Side Story), Steven Pasquale (reasons to be pretty), Bernadette Peters, Julie Pinson (“As the World Turns”), Colleen Zenk Pinter (“As the World Turns”), Rachelle Rak, Anthony Rapp (Rent), Vanessa Ray (“As the World Turns”), Rondi Reed (August: Osage County), Alice Ripley (Next to Normal), Chita Rivera, Mo Rocca (“CBS Sunday Morning,” “The Daily Show”), Thomas Sadoski (reasons to be pretty), Loretta Ables Sayre (South Pacific), Marian Seldes, Marnie Schulenburg (“As the World Turns”), Carole Shelley (Billy Elliot: The Musical), Christopher Sieber (Shrek The Musical), J. Robert Spencer (Next to Normal), Will Swenson (Hair), Chrishell Stause (“All My Children”), Robin Strasser (“One Life to Live”), Bobby Steggert (Ragtime), Julie White (The Understudy), Caitlin Van Zandt (“Guiding Light”).

The Celebrity Autograph table will be hosted by Scott Nevins and Michael Lee Scott.

In addition, John Stamos (Bye Bye Birdie) will participate in this year’s Celebrity Photo Booth from 11:30AM – 12:00PM. As in previous years, Broadway and daytime fans will have the opportunity to get their photo taken with various celebrities at the Celebrity Photo Booths. Additional names will be announced shortly.

This year’s Live Auction begins at 5:00 PM and will feature auction lots that allow bidders unprecedented access to some of Broadway’s and television’s hottest shows. In addition, from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM, the Silent Auction allows fans the chance to win theatre memorabilia as well as one of a kind souvenirs from the entertainment world.

This year’s live auction will be hosted by Bryan Batt and Lorna Kelly.  The Silent Auction will be hosted by Michael Goddard and Felicia Finley.

Fans can preview auction items which are updated every few days and submit pre-bid now, by visiting www.BroadwayCares.org.

For a complete preview the items for the Grand Auction and Silent Auction and to submit a pre-bid, CLICK HERE.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organization. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, BC/EFA raises funds for AIDS-related causes and other critical illnesses across the United States. Since its founding in 1988, BC/EFA has raised over $160 million dollars for critically needed services for people with AIDS and other serious illnesses. BC/EFA is the major supporter of seven programs at The Actors’ Fund – including The AIDS Initiative, The Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative, The Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic, The Dancers’ Resource and three supportive housing residences. BC/EFA also awards annual grants to over 400 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide.

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For more information, please visit BC/EFA online at www.BroadwayCares.org
The Broadway Flea Market is sponsored by Continental Airlines, the official airline of BC/EFA,
The New York Times, Junior’s, Discovery Times Square Exposition, PMD Promotion and Next Magazine.