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17 July

17 July

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ONLY IN AMERICA:. Broadway Barks is bringing its adorable lineup of adoptable dogs and cats online, with an all-star livestream hosted by co-founder Bernadette Peters. The 22nd annual event, produced with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, can be seen on the Broadway.com YouTube page.

Broadway Barks Across America, the 2020 installment of the popular event will feature adoptable animals presented by celebrities from across the country. Set to appear with Peters are, in alphabetical order, Alec Baldwin, Carol Burnett, Betty Buckley, Danny Burstein, Michael Cerveris, Kristin Chenoweth, Victoria Clark, Alan Cumming, Ted Danson, Ariana DeBose, Ral Esparza, Gloria Estefan, Sutton Foster, Victor Garber, Whoopi Goldberg, Jeff Goldblum, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Joel Grey, Josh Groban, Jake Gyllenhaal, Julie Halston, Jon Hamm, Emmylou Harris, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Andy Karl, Nathan Lane, Laura Linney, Rebecca Luker, Audra McDonald, Malcolm McDowell, Laurie Metcalf, Bette Midler, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Rita Moreno, Bebe Neuwirth, Alex Newell, Kelli OHara, Orfeh, Mandy Patinkin, Randy Rainbow, Andrew Rannells, John Stamos, Mary Steenburgen, Will Swenson, Michael Urie, Nia Vardalos, Adrienne Warren and Vanessa Williams. All funds raised during the livestream will go to the participating shelters.

Donations can be made directly at BroadwayBarks.com. A Tony Award-winning Broadway favorite, Peters founded Broadway Barks with her friend, the late Mary Tyler Moore in 1998. In its 22 years, it has become New York Citys premiere animal adoption event, featuring more than 2,000 cats and dogs.

Approximately 85% of these animals have successfully found their forever homes at Broadway Barks. A regular staple in the theatre districts Shubert Alley, this is the first time the event has gone online, with Paul Wontorek (Buyer & Cellar, Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration) acting as producer for Broadway.com. .

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