Two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters will make two early morning talk show appearances the week of July 8. In conjunction with the upcoming fundraising event Broadway Barks 4!, Peters will appear on FOX-TV's "Good Day New York" on Friday, July 12 and on CBS-TV's "The Early Show" on Saturday, July 13. "Good Day New York" airs in the metropolitan area from 7 to 9 AM ET on Channel 5. "The Early Show" airs on Channel 2 beginning at 7 AM ET. Check local listings for schedules around the country.
Broadway Barks 4!, hosted by pet advocates Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore, will be held July 13 in New York's Shubert Alley, located between 44th and 45th Streets (between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). Moore and Peters will be joined by a plethora of Broadway performers, who will appear in a special Adopt-a-thon for New York City animal shelters and rescue groups. The "cause for paws," which begins at 3:30 PM, will include celebrity presentations of pets from animal shelters around the city from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. For more information, call (212) 840-0770, ext. 477, or visit www.officialbroadwaybarks.org.
Actress-singer Bernadette Peters won Tony Awards for her performances in Song & Dance and Annie Get Your Gun. She has also starred on Broadway in Mack & Mabel, On the Town, Sunday in the Park with George, The Goodbye Girl and the original production of Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods. Peters made her solo Radio City Music Hall concert debut on June 19 where she performed songs from her newest CD, which celebrates the songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein. The Broadway favorite is expected to return to The Great White Way this season in a revival of the classic musical Gypsy.