A roster of current Broadway stars will join hosts Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore at the 13th annual Broadway Barks dog and cat adoption event, scheduled for July 9 in Shubert Alley. The festivities begin at 3:30 PM, with celebrity presentations of pets from citywide animal shelters at 5:30. In 2010, Broadway Barks, produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and sponsored by ASPCA, resulted in more than 200 adoptions from 27 animal shelters.
Moore and Peters will be joined by Heidi Blickenstaff (The Addams Family), Victoria Clark (Sister Act), Edie Falco (The House of Blue Leaves), Adam Godley (Anything Goes), Jackie Hoffman (The Addams Family), Nikki M. James (The Book of Mormon), Isabel Keating (Spider-Man), Michael McGrath (Born Yesterday), John McMartin (Anything Goes), Patina Miller (Sister Act), Michael Mulheren (Spider-Man), Brad Oscar (The Addams Family), Andrew Rannells (The Book of Mormon), Will Swenson (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Yul Vazquez (The Motherf**ker With the Hat).
In addition to the presentation of adoptable pets, Broadway Barks will feature an auction of celebrity-autographed memorabilia benefitting the shelters and organizations that participate in the event.