Jennifer Laura Thompson’s Pink Glinda Dress from Wicked.
A silver pin of the iconic Elephant Man logo made especially for Patricia Elliot and given to her by her co-star, David Bowie. Still in its original jewel box, the back of the pin is engraved: “To Pat. Xmas 1980. David.” Included is the original gift card to Elliott, signed by Bowie.
These are just some of the things you can bid on at the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, September 25 in Shubert Alley.
More than 60 stars of stage and screen will also take part of the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, September 25.
The outdoor event, which is set in Shubert Alley and along West 44th Street and West 45th Street in New York City’s theatre district, also includes silent and live auctions with one-of-a-kind experiences and more than 40 tables full of Broadway memorabilia. Recently added tables from Broadway and Off-Broadway shows include Hamilton, The Lion King, Naked Boys Singing, NEWSical The Musical and On Your Feet!, in addition to new tables featuring mementos from closed shows: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, Les Misérables, Rent and Shuffle Along, or, the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed.
These artists will gather at the Autograph Table and Photo Booth on the deck of Junior’s restaurant, at Shubert Alley and West 45th Street, to meet and take photos with fans from 11 AM-3 PM.
Those set to join the Autograph Table and Photo Booth who are currently lighting up the Great White Way include Alex Brightman, Danny Burstein, Haven Burton, Leanne Cope, Jason Danieley, Jennifer DiNoia, Jordan Donica, Brandon Victor Dixon, Ali Ewoldt, Aaron C. Finley, Drew Gehling, Josh Grisetti, Heather Headley, Ben Jacoby, Jessica Keenan-Wynn, Chilina Kennedy, Leslie Kritzer, Jeremy Kushnier, Lexi Lawson, Lesli Margherita, Rob McClure, Melanie Moore, James Monroe Iglehart, Rory O’Malley, Christopher John O’Neill, Brad Oscar, Courtney Reed, Jelani Remy, Nic Rouleau, Carrie St. Louis, Jenna Ushkowitz, Ana Villafañe and Max von Essen.
Among the guests scheduled to appear are Michael Arden, Carolee Carmello, Corey Cott, Robert Fairchild, Ann Harada, Judy Kaye, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Kara Lindsay, Rebecca Luker, Marin Mazzie, Andy Mientus, Kelli O’Hara, Patrick Page, Alice Ripley and Adrienne Warren.
The Autograph Table and Photo Booth will also include stars of the upcoming theatre season: Christy Altomare, Richard H. Blake, John Bolton, Ariana DeBose, Joel Grey, Rachel Bay Jones, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Derek Klena, Mary Beth Peil, Ben Platt and Jennifer Laura Thompson.
Returning Autograph Table host Jim Caruso will also welcome stars of this December’s TV production of Hairspray Live!, including Tony Award winners Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Mitchell, School of Rock’s Shahadi Wright Joseph and newcomer Maddie Baillio, who’ll be making her debut as Tracy Turnblad.
Current and upcoming Broadway shows represented at the Autograph Table and Photo Booth include Aladdin, An American in Paris, Anastasia, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, The Book of Mormon, The Cherry Orchard, Chicago, The Color Purple, Dear Evan Hansen, Fiddler on the Roof, Hamilton, Kinky Boots, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Matilda The Musical, On Your Feet!, Paramour, The Phantom of the Opera, School of Rock – The Musical, Something Rotten!, Waitress and Wicked.
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.
Bidding is also now open online for dozens of live and silent auction lots that will be available at the Grand Auction, including exclusive backstage meet-and-greets with Broadway stars, once-in-a-lifetime walk-on experiences and more. Visit broadwaycares.org to bid early.
Last year, the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction raised an all-time high of $756,655, bringing the event’s 29-year total to more than $11.5 million.