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Broadway Cares Flea Market Raises $559,810 logo
Christine Ebersole
and Christopher Sieber
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
The 21st Annual Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Flea Market & Grand Auction, held in Shubert Alley on Sunday, September 23, raised a grand total of $559,810 for the charity. Money was raised through 60 tables selling merchandise, an autograph table featuring dozens of stars from Broadway and television, and both a silent and live auction.

The booth that raised the most money this year was hosted by TV series Broadway Beat, and raised $15,016. The show booth that raised the most money was Xanadu which raised $10,138. Award-winning actress Tyne Daly operated her own booth where she sold handmade items including jewelry, paperweights, and other items, raising $6,370.

Stars who appeared at this year's autograph table included F. Murray Abraham, Michael Arden, Michael Berresse, Laura Bell Bundy; Kerry Butler, Bobby Cannavale, Tyne Daly, John Driscoll, Marj Dusay, Melissa Claire Eagan, Bobbie Eakes, Christine Ebersole, John Gallagher, Jonathan Groff, Van Hansis, Christian Hoff, Amy Irving, Michael E. Knight, Ian McKellen, Lea Michele, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Debra Monk, Donna Murphy, Bebe Neuwirth, Bernadette Peters, David Hyde Pierce, Anthony Rapp, Daniel Reichard, Corin Redgrave, Lynn Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Sieber, J. Robert Spencer, and Robin Strasser.

This year's live Grand Auction included a walk-on role at Rent which sold for $12,000; a Jersey Boys walk-on role, which went for $11,000; and a Wicked walk-on role, which went for $8,500. Highlights from this silent auction included a Jersey Boys musical phrase of "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" signed by Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio, which sold for $2,200, and a door panel from the Nederlander Theatre featuring an autographed photo of Rent star Adam Pascal, which sold for $1,600.

To see TheaterMania's photo feature on the Flea Market, click here.

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