Laura Osnes will take part in Best in Shows, a benefit concert for the Humane Society of New York.
Laura Osnes will take part in Best in Shows, a benefit concert for the Humane Society of New York.
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Broadway animal trainer extraordinare Bill Berloni and his wife, Dorothy, will present a cabaret concert to benefit the Humane Society of New York. Best in Shows: Broadway Legends Honor the Humane Society of New York will take place on November 9 at New World Stages.

The benefit show will feature performances by Broadway favorites Sutton Foster, Laura Osnes, Christian Borle, Hugh Panaro, Taylor Richardson, Julia Murney, John Bolton, and a host of four-legged guests. Seth Rudetsky serves as host and musical director. Audiences will have the chance to mingle with the stars at a post-performance VIP reception.

Berloni provided animals and animal training for the recent Broadway productions of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, Bullets Over Broadway, A Christmas Story, and Annie, among many others. He received a Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre in 2011.

Click here to read TheaterMania's interview with Lady Day pooch Roxie, who answered our questions with help from her pal, Bill Berloni.

For tickets to Best in Shows, click here.