Jane Lynch, Corey Cott, Carol Kane, Joanna Christie, Lavon Fisher-Wilson, Kara Lindsay and Dominic Scaglione have been added to the star-studded roster at the 15th annual Broadway Barks! charity benefit. Hosted by Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters, the dog and cat adoption event will take over Shubert Alley on July 13.
This year’s edition will open with a dazzling performance from Jersey Boys, followed by a parade of adoptable animals presented by stars from this season’s hottest shows. Peters will be on hand to sign special edition Broadway Barks! posters and calendars alongside illustrator and poster designer Hilary Knight from noon to 2PM, with the event officially kicking off at 3:30PM.
Joining Moore, Peters and company is a huge number of stage stars, including Annaleigh Ashford (Kinky Boots), Matt Bogart (Jersey Boys), Charl Brown (Motown the Musical), Bertie Carvel (Matilda), Bryan Terrell Clark (Motown the Musical), Victoria Clark (Cinderella), Lilla Crawford (Annie), Robert Cuccioli (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Charlotte d’Amboise (Pippin), Brandon Victor Dixon (Motown the Musical), John Dossett (Newsies), Gabriel Ebert (Matilda), Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots), Drew Gehling (Jersey Boys), Sophia Gennusa (Matilda), Ann Harada (Cinderella), Morgan James (Motown the Musical), Andy Karl (Jersey Boys), Isabel Keating (Spider-Man), Oona Laurence (Matilda), Valisia LeKae (Motown), Terrence Mann (Pippin), Lesli Margherita (Matilda), Andrea Martin (Pippin), Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!), Michael Mulheren (Spider-Man), Bebe Neuwirth, Laura Osnes (Cinderella), David Hyde Pierce (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike), Billy Porter (Kinky Boots), Andrew Rannells, Bailey Ryon (Matilda the Musical), Stark Sands (Kinky Boots), Milly Shapiro (Matilda the Musical), Matthew James Thomas (Pippin), Clarke Thorell (Annie), Michael Urie (Buyer & Cellar), Lauren Ward (Matilda the Musical) and Sigourney Weaver (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike).
Broadway Barks! is produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and sponsored by the ASPCA and The New York Times.