Broadway cares/equity fights aids flea market and grand auction preview

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Broadway is taking over part of Times Square this weekend.

Sunday is the 28th annual Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids Flea Market and Grand Auction.

The event starts at 10am and goes until 7pm.

There will be more than 60 tables full of memorabilia, playbills and one of a kind treasures.

You can also meet you favorite performers at the autograph and photo booth. Groups of stars will rotate each hour between 11 AM and 3 PM on the deck of Junior’s Restaurant in Shubert Alley at West 45th Street.

Throughout day dozens of items will be up for auction, from walk-on appearances, to lunches with Tony winners to opening night tickets.

There are also items like a vintage soundtrack signed by Barbra Streisand, an autographed portrait book featuring Bryan Cranston, a signed, handwritten musical phrase by the legendary Carole King, and much more!

Silent auction lots will be opened every half hour from 10 AM until 3:30 PM; the live auction begins at 5 PM. Pre‐bidding on silent and live auction lots is available online now through 10 AM ET on September 20.

"We hope to raise a few hundred thousand dollars," Tom Viola, BC/EFA Executive Director, said. "{Money] which we will make as grants to the Actor's Fund, which is the employee assistance program of the entertainment industry and over 450 Aids and family service organizations across the country."

Last year, the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction raised $631,222, bringing the event's 27‐year total to more than $10.3 million.

All festivities will take place in Pedestrian Plaza along Broadway between 43rd and 44th Streets while also lining West 44th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues and filling the Flea Market’s original home in Shubert Alley. The Autograph Table and Photo Booth will again be based on the deck of Junior's Restaurant in Shubert Alley at West 45th Street.