If it’s fall, then it must be time for the annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction supporting the life saving work of BroadwayCares/Equity Fights AIDS. On Sunday, October 1st from 10am to 7pm, the theatre district’s Shubert Alley will again be filled with a treasure trove of theatre memorabilia for collectors, theatre fanatics, and show queens of every ilk. Last year’s event raised a record-breaking $1,043,825. Since 1987, the 36 editions of the event have raised more than $17.5 million.
Even if you can’t be there in person, you can still participate by bidding on more than 200 silent and live auction lots available online. Bidding is currently open on one of a kind theatrical items and exclusive experiences including: handwritten and signed musical phrases, lunches and backstage meetings with Broadway stars, collectables and props used in performances, as well as autographed Playbills and posters from Broadway shows.
Full details about Flea Market tables and early bidding are available on the BC/EFA website HERE
From the BC/EFA website:
“The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction is one of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ longest-held traditions. The event had its humble beginnings more than three decades ago with two tables set up by cast members of A Chorus Line outside their stage door in Shubert Alley. Now, the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction is one of the most anticipated events of the season for theater lovers.
Every dollar donated during the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will help ensure a safety net of services for those in the performing arts and help provide access to lifesaving medications, counseling, healthy meals, housing and more to those across the country living with HIV/AIDS and other critical illnesses.”
Donate directly to BC/EFA HERE
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