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Bernadette Peters, Andrew Rannells, Corey Cott, and More Set for 2015 Broadway Barks

The annual pet adopt-a-thon takes place in Shubert Alley.

Corey Cott makes a new friend at a past Broadway Barks event.
Corey Cott makes a new friend at a past Broadway Barks event.
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The initial lineup of participants for the annual Broadway Barks event have been announced. Hosted by multi-Tony winner Bernadette Peters (Follies) and Tony nominee Andrew Rannells (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), the pet adopt-a-thon will take place July 11 in Shubert Alley from 3:00pm-6:30pm (with
celebrity presentations from 5:00pm-6:30pm).

Participants include Clyde Alves (On the Town), James Barbour (The Phantom of the Opera), Ian Barford (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), Bill Berloni (Broadway animal trainer), Heidi Blickenstaff (Something Rotten!), Sierra Boggess (It Shoulda Been You), Christian Borle (Something Rotten!), Caroline Bowman (Wicked), Marylouise Burke (Fish in the Dark), Mary Callanan (Mamma Mia!), Scott J. Campbell (Beautiful — The Carole King Musical), John Cariani (Something Rotten!), Carolee Carmello (Finding Neverland), Michael Cerveris (Fun Home), Leanne Cope (An American in Paris), Corey Cott (Gigi), , Veanne Cox (An American in Paris), Gavin Creel (The Book of Mormon), Nikki Renee Daniels (The Book of Mormon), Tracy Jai Edwards (Ruthless! The Musical), Alison Ewing (Mamma Mia!), Francesca Faridany (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), Tori Feinstein (Matilda The Musical), Jonathan Freeman (Aladdin), Montego Glover (It Shoulda Been You), Harriet Harris (It Shoulda Been You), Glenne Headly (Fish in the Dark), Edward Hibbert (It Shoulda Been You), Jackie Hoffman (On the Town), Dee Hoty (Gigi), Jayne Houdyshell (Fish in the Dark), James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin), and Rebecca Naomi Jones (Hedwig and the Angry Inch).

Also on hand will be Andy Karl (On the Twentieth Century), Chilina Kennedy (Beautiful — The Carole King Musical), Jeff Kready (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), Judy Kuhn (Fun Home), Peter Land (Ruthless! The Musical), Kara Lindsay (Wicked), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Alison Luff (Matilda The Musical), Beth Malone (Fun Home), Kim Maresca (Ruthless! The Musical), Lesli Margherita (Matilda The Musical), Jefferson Mays (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), Andrea McCullough (Ruthless! The Musical), Howard McGillin (Gigi), Rita McKenzie (Ruthless! The Musical), Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!), Tori Murray (Ruthless! The Musical), Bebe Neuwirth (Madam Secretary), Michael Oberholtzer (Hand to God), Brad Oscar (Something Rotten!), Jill Paice (An American in Paris), Joel Paley (Ruthless! The Musical), Mary Beth Peil (The Visit), Kate Shindle Wonderland), Christopher Sieber (Matilda The Musical), Jarrod Spector (Beautiful — The Carole King Musical), Sarah Stiles (Hand to God), Taylor Trensch (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), Max von Essen (An American in Paris), Amra-Faye Wright (Chicago), Jessica Keenan Wynn (Beautiful — The Carole King Musical), and Chip Zien (It Shoulda Been You).

This star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies is sponsored by the ASPCA and will also feature an auction of celebrity-autographed memorabilia.

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