FREEZE FRAME: Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore at Broadway Barks 14!
Yesterday, July 14, Mary Tyler Moore
and Bernadette Peters
hosted the 14th annual BROADWAY BARKS!, a star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. See a photo of the hosts onstage below, and check back later for full coverage!
Marking its 14th anniversary of the organization, BROADWAY BARKS! once again helped many of New York City's shelter animals find permanent homes by informing New Yorkers about the plight of the thousands of homeless dogs and cats in the metropolitan area.
Produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, sponsored by the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) and with additional sponsorship by the New York Times, the event took place in Shubert Alley, the heart of the Broadway Theater District (located between 44th and 45th Streets, between Broadway and Eighth Avenues).
Moore and Peters were joined by fellow Broadway stars, including: Nina Arianda
(Venus in Fur), Tracie Bennet
t (End of the Rainbow), Bill Berloni
(Dog Trainer-Annie), Jackie Burns
(Wicked), Stephanie J. Block
(Anything Goes), Michael Cerveris
(Evita), Adam Chanler-Berat
(Peter and the Starcatcher), Michael Cumpsty
(End of the Rainbow), John Dossett
(Newsies), Tom Edden
(One Man, Two Guvnors), Martyn Ellis
(One Man, Two Guvnors), Richard Fleeshman
(Ghost), Montego Glover
(Memphis), Joel Grey
(Anything Goes), Julie Halston
(Anything Goes), Jessica Hech
t (Harvey), Megan Hilty
(SMASH), Jeremy Jordan
(Newsies), Carol Kane
(Harvey), Judy Kaye
(Nice Work If You Can Get It), Steve Kazee
(Once), Celia Keenan-Bolger
(Peter and the Starcatcher), Claire Lams
(One Man, Two Guvnors), Angela Lansbury
(The Best Man), Dick Latessa
(The Lyons), Linda Lavin
(The Lyons), Caissie Levy
(Ghost), Norm Lewis
(Porgy and Bess), Kara Lindsay
(Newsies), Audra McDonald
(Porgy and Bess), Michael McGrath
(Nice Work If You Can Get It), Judy McLane
(Mamma Mia), Cristin Milioti
(Once), Rita Moreno
, Bebe Neuwirth
, Rory O'Malley
(Book of Mormon), Nancy Opel
(Memphis), Bryce Pinkham
(Ghost), Da'Vine Joy
Randolph (Ghost), Andrew Rannells
(Book of Mormon), Jemima Rooper
(One Man, Two Guvnors), Matt Saldivar
(Peter and the Starcatcher), Chandra Lee
Schwartz (Wicked), Natalie Smith
(One Man, Two Guvnors), Ben Vereen
, Syndee Winters
(The Lion King) and The Craze (One Man, Two Guvnors).
BROADWAY BARKS! featured a sampling of potential pets from several New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies, including ASPCA, Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue, Adopt A Boxer, Animal Care & Control, Animal Haven, Anjellicle Cats, Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, BARC, Bidawee, Bobbi & the Strays, City Critters, Humane Society of New York, Husky House, KittyKind, Long Island Grey Hound Transfer, Loving Touch, Manhattan Valley Cat Rescue, Metro Malts, Mid Atlantic Great Dane, Pet I Care, PLUTO, Russell Refuge, Save Kitty, Sean Casey
Animal Rescue, Stray from the Heart, Tigger Foundation, Urban Cat League, North Shore Animal League, and more.
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As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP. |
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