This Sunday is one of the biggest days for fans of Broadway. The 33rd annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction returns to the heart of the theatre district. With it comes star-studded appearances, incredible one-of-a-kind experiences and over 50 tables of memorabilia and opportunities to get autographs and take pictures with performers. The event is all to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
This event takes place Sunday September 22 from 10am to 7pm at Shubert Alley and along West 44th and 45th streets. There will be 62 performers on hand. There will be 213 live and silent auctions. Early bidding is available via broadwaycares.org.
Some of the items up for auction this year:
- VIP house seats and backstage meet-and-greets with the stars of your favorite shows, including Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations, Aladdin, Beetlejuice, The Book of Mormon,Come From Away,Dear Evan Hansen, Fiddler on the Roof - in Yiddish, Frozen, Hadestown, Hamilton, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,Little Shop of Horrors,Mean Girls,Moulin Rouge! The Musical,Oklahoma!andTootsie.
- Priceless walk-on roles inBeautiful - The Carole King Musical, Chicago, Frozen, The Lion King, Mean Girls, The Phantom of the Opera, Rock of Ages andWaitress.
- Opening night tickets to this season’s most-anticipated Broadway shows, includingCaroline, or Change; A Christmas Carol; Company; Diana; Freestyle Love Supreme, Girl from the North Country; Grand Horizons;T he Great Society;The Height of the Storm;The Inheritance;The Lehman Trilogy;The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical;Little Shop of Horrors;My Name is Lucy Barton; Six; Slave Play;The Sound Inside;Tina: The Tina Turner Musical;West Side Story and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
A number of unique treasures are also up for auction this year including, Playbills, posters, CDs and other memorabilia signed various companies.
Bryan Batt returns as host of the live auction and is joined by auctioneer Nick Nicholson. Silent auction will be hosted by Jen Cody and Michael Goddard.
Photo: Broadway Cares