Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)

On Saturday, July 9, 2011, Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters hosted the 13th annual BROADWAY BARKS!, a star-studded dog and cat adopt-a-thon benefiting New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. The event, produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is sponsored by official charity partners, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), Newman's Own® Organics: The Second Generation®, with additional sponsorship by the New York Times. The event will take place in Shubert Alley (located between 44th and 45th Streets, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue).

Moore and Peters were joined by an impressive roster of Broadway stars of this season, including Nick Adams (Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Nina Arianda (Born Yesterday), Heidi Blickenstaff (The Addams Family), Steel Burkhardt (HAIR), Kerry Butler (Catch Me If You Can), Norbert Leo Butz (Catch Me If You Can), Bobby Cannavale (The Mother With the Hat), Reeve Carney (SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark), Victoria Clark (Sister Act), Jennifer Damiano (SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark), Paige Davis (Boeing Boeing), Matt DeAngelis (HAIR), Sutton Foster (Anything Goes), Adam Godley (Anything Goes), Joel Grey (Anything Goes), John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart), Jackie Hoffman (The Addams Family), Nikki M. James (The Book of Mormon), Isabel Keating (SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark), Josh Lamon (HAIR), John Larroquette (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), Beth Leavel (Baby, Its You), Joe Mantello (Normal Heart), Michael McGrath (Born Yesterday), Judy McLane (Mamma Mia), John McMartin (Anything Goes), Patina Miller (Sister Act), Michael Mulheren (SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark), Bebe Neuwirth (The Addams Family), Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon), Brad Oscar (The Addams Family), Patrick Page (SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark), Andrew Rannells (The Book of Mormon), Paris Remillard (HAIR), Elizabeth Rodriguez (The Mother With the Hat), Annabella Sciorra (The Mother With the Hat), Kacie Sheik (HAIR), Alexandra Silber (Master Class), Will Swenson (Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You Can), and Yul Vazquez (The Mother With the Hat).

BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage from the event below!

For more information about BROADWAY BARKS!, please visit www.BroadwayBarks.com.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

 

Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
Nick Adams Backstage at Broadway Barks Lucky 13th Annual Adopt-a-thon in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
Nick Adams Backstage at Broadway Barks Lucky 13th Annual Adopt-a-thon in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
Kerry Butler Backstage at Broadway Barks Lucky 13th Annual Adopt-a-thon in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
Kerry Butler Backstage at Broadway Barks Lucky 13th Annual Adopt-a-thon in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
Bobby Cannavale Backstage at Broadway Barks Lucky 13th Annual Adopt-a-thon in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)
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Photo Coverage: Backstage at Broadway Barks 13th Annual Adopt-A-Thon (Part One)



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Walter McBride 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.