The 23rd annual Broadway Barks and 2nd Broadway Barks Across America is set to stream on Sunday, May 23rd at 7:00 pm EDT on Broadway.com and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ Facebook and YouTube pages. The event, hosted by Bernadette Peters will feature adoptable animals presented by celebrities from across the country. Broadway Barks was co-founded in 1998 by Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters and has grown into one of the most loving yearly events
The stream produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Paul Wontorek, will be presented in partnership with Broadway.com. It will broadcast free of charge on their YouTube and Facebook pages. The event is sponsored by Subaru.
Alec Baldwin, Christine Baranski, Victoria Clark, Glenn Close, Ariana DeBose, Harvey Fierstein, Josh Groban and Allison Janney join the previously announced Sebastian Arcelus, Annaleigh Ashford, Bill Berloni, Stephanie J. Block, Carol Burnett, Lily Collins, Harry Connick Jr., Sheryl Crow, Jason Danieley, Ted Danson, Daveed Diggs, Gloria Estefan, Calista Flockhart, Whoopi Goldberg, Kathryn Grody, Emmylou Harris, Megan Hilty, James Monroe Iglehart, Hugh Jackman, Christopher Jackson, Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, Charlie McDowell, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Bebe Neuwirth, Mandy Patinkin, David Hyde Pierce, Randy Rainbow, Kelly Ripa, Chita Rivera, Lea Salonga, Phillipa Soo, Mary Steenburgen and Will Swenson.
Barks announces Petra Janney the 2021 receipt of the Mary Tyler Moore Award. Donations made to BroadwayBarks.com or via the stream will be evenly dispersed among the participating shelters and rescue organizations.