Broadway Barks 9!, a dog and cat adopt-a-thon, benefits New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. Produced by Broadway Care/Equity Fights AIDS, the afternoon included celebrity presentations of pets from animal shelters throughout the city. ***
At left (from top): Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters; David Hyde Pierce; Gavin Lee and Ashley Brown; Bebe Neuwirth; Audra McDonald; Orfeh; Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin; Raúl Esparza; Michael Cerveris and Xanthe Elbrick; Priscilla Lopez, Mandy Gonzalez and Charlotte d'Amboise; Marin Mazzie; Mary Testa, Michael Berresse and Jackie Hoffman; Jo Anne Worley.
photos by Aubrey Reuben