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Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Held in Times Square Sunday



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    Signed Playbills will be just some of the thousands of items available for purchase at the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction on Sunday.

    The 30th annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will take over Times Square on Sunday, Sept. 25 — giving Broadway fans the chance to purchase one-of-a-kind items, experiences and theater memorabilia.

    Held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m, the event will take place in the fame Shubert Alley, and West 44th and 45th Streets.

    The event is free and open to the public. All sales will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Last year, the event raised $756,655, bringing the its 29-year total to more than $11.5 million.

    More than 70 stars from Broadway's biggest shows will be on hand at the donation-based Autograph Table and Photo Booth. Alex Brightman ("School of Rock"), Brandon Victor Dixon ("Hamilton"), Kelli O'Hara ("The King and I"), Javier Munoz ("Hamilton"), Bebe Neuwirth ("Chicago"), Jenna Ushkowitz ("Waitress") and more will rotate through, every hour beginning at 11 a.m..

    Stars from NBC's "Hairspray Live" and FOX's "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" will also make appearances.

    The Grand Auction, which will begin at 5 p.m., will feature more than 200 unique items including walk-on roles in nine different shows, opening night tickets to 18 upcoming fall shows, and backstage meet-and-greets with the stars of 17 stars.

    There's even VIP experiences with Kristin Chenoweth and the legendary Frankie Valli.

    Silent auction items become available every hour beginning at 10 a.m. and include personal photos, notes, signed musical phrases from stars like Barbra Streisand, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Idina Menzel, Audra McDonald, and Stephen Sondheim, as well as Playbills, posters and a variety of rare historical theater treasures.

    Adding on all of that, 50 tables will be set up in Times Square for fans to purchases items from current, closed, and upcoming Broadway shows like "Wicked," "Shuffle Along," "Hamilton," "Fun Home," "Dear Evan Hansen," and "Matilda."

    For a full listing of participating talent and auction items, visit

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