BWW TV: Stars & Puppies! Bernadette Peters, Mary Tyler Moore, Andrew Rannells, Julie Halston, Jeremy Jordan & More at Broadway Barks 14!

By: Jul. 16, 2012

Yesterday, July 14, Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore hosted the 14th annual BROADWAY BARKS!, a star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies.

BroadwayWorld was there and brings you full video coverage of the event, including the opening performance by ONE MAN, TWO GUVNOR's band The Craze, plus interviews with the hostesses, as well as Julie Halston, Newsies' Jeremy Jordan, The Book of Mormon's Andrew Rannells, The Lyons' Dick Latessa and many of the rescue groups in attendance, plus footage of Linda Lavin, Angela Lansbury and more presenting the animals available for adoption. Watch the video below!

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 and with additional sponsorship by the New York Times, the event took place in Shubert Alley, the heart of the Broadway Theater District.

Moore and Peters were joined by fellow Broadway stars, including: Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur), Tracie Bennett (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 Hecht (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.

For more information about BROADWAY BARKS! 14, visit

Video courtesy of Reel Time Video Production

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