Saturday, July 12 in Shubert Alley
Beginning at 3:00 pm
Free and Open to the Public
(located between 44th and 45th Streets, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue)
BROADWAY BARKS announces their 16th annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event featuring celebrities from the hottest shows on Broadway to benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. Founded by Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters, the event, produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will take place on Saturday, July 12 in Shubert Alley (located between 44th and 45th Streets, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The festivities begin at 3:00 p.m. where you can meet all the adoptable dogs and cats; celebrity presentations of pets from animal shelters citywide will take place between 5-6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Marking its 16th anniversary of the organization, BROADWAY BARKS will again help hundreds of New York City’s shelter animals find permanent homes by informing New Yorkers about the plight of the thousands of homeless dogs and cats in the metropolitan area. This year’s sponsors include the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®,) the Shubert Organization, Jujamcyn Theaters, Daryl Roth, Clarence Nederlander, Michael David of The Dodgers, Marty and Perry Granoff, Mary Jo and Ted Shen and The New York Times.
Celebrity participants include:
Brooks Ashmanskas (Bullets Over Broadway), Sierra Boggess (The Phantom of the Opera), Paige Brady (Matilda The Musical), Zach Braff (Bullets Over Broadway), Krystal Joy Brown (Motown The Musical), Danny Burstein (Cabaret), Jane Carr (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), Victoria Clark (Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella), Lauren Cohn (Mamma Mia!), Jenn Colella (If/Then), Nick Cordero (Bullets Over Broadway), Colin Donnell (Violet), John Dossett (Newsies), Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Linda Emond (Cabaret), Felicia Finley (Mamma Mia!), Jessie Fisher (Once), Alexander Gemignani (Violet), Sarah Greene (The Cripple of Inishmaan), Justin Guarini (Wicked), Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Matt Harrington (Matilda The Musical), Samantha Hill (LES MISERABLES), Jackie Hoffman (The Addams Family), James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin), Rachel Bay Jones (Pippin), Andy Karl (Rocky), Anika Larsen (Beautiful – The Carole King Musical), Adriane Lenox (After Midnight), Lesli Margherita (Matilda The Musical), Kyle Dean Massey (Pippin), Marin Mazzie (Bullets Over Broadway), Audra McDonald (Lady Day at Emerson Bar & Grill), Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!), Andy Mientus (LES MISERABLES), Bebe Neuwirth (Blue Bloods), Jim Norton (Of Mice and Men), Jill Paice (Matilda The Musical), Vincent Pastore (Bullets Over Broadway), Gabriella Pizzolo (Matilda The Musical), Karine Plantadit (After Midnight), Courtney Reed (Aladdin), Ciara Renee (Pippin), Cliff Saunders (LES MISERABLES), Margo Seibert (Rocky), Christopher Sieber (Matilda The Musical), Ripley Sobo (Matilda The Musical), Jarrod Spector (Beautiful – The Carole King Musical), Will Swenson (LES MISERABLES), Mary Testa (Wicked), Ava Ulloa (Matilda The Musical), Betsy Wolfe (Bullets Over Broadway), Lenny Wolpe (Bullets Over Broadway) Heléne Yorke (Bullets Over Broadway) and Karen Ziemba (Bullets Over Broadway).