Hello, Dolly! co-stars Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber host the 20th anniversary of Broadway Barks, the pet adoption event co-founded by Tony winner Peters and the late Emmy winner Mary Tyler Moore, July 14.
Produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, this year's event is held in Shubert Alley (located between 44th and 45th Streets and between Broadway and Eighth Avenues). Festivities begin at 3 PM with a meet-and-greet of adoptable pets; from 5 PM to 6:30 PM, the available pets will make their way to the stage with a mix of Broadway favorites.
The free event, which is open to the public, also includes a performance of Jerry Herman’s “Put on Your Sunday Clothes” from the cast of Dolly!
Celebrity participants are scheduled to include Christy Altomare (Anastasia), Major Attaway (Aladdin), Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly!), Melissa Benoist (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Etai Benson (The Band’s Visit), Erich Bergen (Waitress), Matt Bomer (The Boys in the Band), Petrina Bromley (Come from Away), Will Burton (Hello, Dolly!), John Cariani (The Band’s Visit), Stephen Carlile (The Lion King), Charlie Carver (The Boys in the Band), Kevin Chamberlin (Wicked), Sam Clemmett (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Jenn Colella (Come From Away), Margaret Colin (Carousel), Justin Collette (School of Rock-The Musical), Lilli Cooper (SpongeBob SquarePants), Allan Corduner (My Fair Lady), Gavin Creel (Hello, Dolly!), Robert Creighton (Frozen), Ariana DeBose (Summer), Laura Dreyfuss (Dear Evan Hansen), Bongi Duma (The Lion King), Noma Dumezweni (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Mark Edwards (Jersey Boys), Ali Ewoldt (Phantom of the Opera), Max von Essen (Anastasia), Renée Fleming (Carousel), J. Harrison Ghee (Kinky Boots), Bradley Gibson (The Lion King), Connor John Gillooly (School of Rock-The Musical), Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton), Molly Griggs (Hello, Dolly!), Marilu Henner (Gettin’ the Band Back Together), Erika Henningsen (Mean Girls), Greg Hildreth (Frozen), Brian Hutchinson (Boys in the Band), James Monroe Iglehart (Hamilton), Arielle Jacobs (Aladdin), Cory Jeacoma (Jersey Boys), Aaron De Jesus (Boys in the Band), Jay Armstrong Johnson (The Phantom of the Opera), Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen), Adam Kantor (The Band’s Visit), Isabel Keating (Wicked), Hailey Kilgore (Once on this Island), Chad Kimball (Come From Away), Analisa Leaming (School Of Rock-The Musical), Gavin Lee (SpongeBob SquarePants), Katrina Lenk (The Band’s Visit), Telly Leung (Aladdin), Storm Lever (Summer: The Donna Summer Musical), Kevin Ligon (Hello, Dolly!), Lori Eve Marinacci (School Of Rock-The Musical), Alli Mauzey (Hello, Dolly!), Katharine McPhee (Waitress), Lindsay Mendez (Carousel), Poppy Miller (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Melanie Moore (Hello, Dolly!), Jessie Mueller (Carousel), Patti Murin (Frozen), Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago), Alex Newell (Once on this Island), Ashley Park (Mean Girls), Mary Beth Peil (Anastasia), Isaac Powell (Once on this Island), Zachary Quinto (The Boys in the Band), Andrew Rannells (The Boys in the Band), John Riddle (Frozen), Kate Rockwell (Mean Girls), Danny Skinner (SpongeBob SquarePants), Charlie Stemp (Hello, Dolly!), Paul Thornley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Evan Todd (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Taylor Trensch (Dear Evan Hansen), Michael Urie (Torch Song Trilogy), Michael Benjamin Washington (The Boys in the Band), Tuc Watkins (The Boys in the Band), Barrett Wilbert Weed (Mean Girls), Sam Wolf (Jersey Boys), and Amra-Faye Wright (Chicago).
Sponsors for the 20th annual event include Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Marty and Perry Granoff, Jujamcyn Theaters, James Nederlander, Daryl Roth, Scott Rudin, The Shubert Organization, and The New York Times.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources, and generosity of the American theatre community, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has raised more than $300 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States since 1988.
For more information visit BroadwayBarks.com.
See the Casts of Hello, Dolly!, Dear Evan Hansen, Anastasia, and More at Broadway Barks
(Updated July 14, 2018)