The 22nd installment of Broadway Barks, the star-studded dog and cat adoption event, aptly titled “Broadway Barks Across America” for the 2020 season will be streamed for the first time ever on Thursday, July 16th at 7:30 p.m. EDT. The streamed event, hosted by co-founder, Bernadette Peters will feature adoptable animals presented by celebrities from across the country.
The stream is produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Broadway.com
’s Paul Wontorek, will be presented in partnership with Broadway.com
and will broadcast free of charge on their websites, YouTube and Facebook pages.
The event will include such friends as: Alec Baldwin, Laura Benanti, Carol Burnett, Betty Buckley, Danny Burstein, Michael Cerveris Kristin Chenoweth, Victoria Clark, Alan Cumming, Ted Danson, Ariana DeBose, Raúl Esparza, Gloria Estefan, Sutton Foster, Victor Garber, Whoopi Goldberg, Jeff Goldblum, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Joel Grey, Josh Groban, Jake Gyllenhaal, Julie Halston, Jon Hamm, Emmylou Harris, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Carol Kane, Andy Karl, Nathan Lane, Laura Linney, Rebecca Luker, Audra McDonald, Malcolm McDowell, Laurie Metcalf, Bette Midler, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Brian Stokes Mitchell,Rita Moreno, Bebe Neuwirth, Alex Newell, Orfeh, Kelli O’Hara, Mandy Patinkin, Randy Rainbow, Andrew Rannells, John Stamos, Mary Steenburgen, Will Swenson, Michael Urie, Nia Vardalos, Ben Vereen, Adrienne Warren and Vanessa Williams.
Presenting adoptable animals from these participating shelters:
1 Love For Animals, Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue, Adopt A Boxer Rescue , Animal Care Centers Of NYC, Animal Haven, Anjellicle Cats, ARF (Animal Rescue Fund Of The Hamptons), ASPCA, Best Friends Animal Society Of Los Angeles, Best Friends NYC, Bide-A-Wee, Bobbi And The Strays, Bonapartes Retreat Dog Rescue, City Critters, Dawgs Of Texas, Francis’ Friends, Humane Society Of New York, Husky House, Little Shelter Animal, Rescue And Adoption Center, Long Island Bulldog, Manhattan Valley Cat Rescue, Metropolitan Maltese Rescue, Mid-Atlantic Great Danes, Pet-I-Care, Pet-Res-Q, Sean Casey Animal Rescue, SPARC (Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center), SPCA Of Westchester, Teton Valley Community Shelter and Urban Cat League.
And just like previous events, funds raised go to the participating shelters. Donations can be made directly to BroadwayBarks.com
or via the stream.