A free stream of Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert is set for 8 pm EST on Friday, July 10, 2020
A free stream of Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert is set for 8 pm EST on Friday, July 10, 2020 and can be watched at broadwaycares.org/bernadette on Broadway Cares’ Facebook and YouTube channels. It will also be streamed on** iHeartRadioBroadway's **YouTube channel and iHeartRadioBroadway.com as well as Playbill.com. The night will serve as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Bernadette Peters, a three-time Tony Award recipient and star of TV and film, will be joined by actor and friend Michael Urie to talk about the concert, share inside Broadway stories and celebrate Peters’ illustrious career. The concert, which was filmed in 2009 at Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre, features extraordinary performances of songs by Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim and more. The evening also includes the legendary Mary Tyler Moore, who co-founded the annual pet adoption event Broadway Barks with Peters, and appearances by furry friends looking to find their forever homes.
The original _Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert _was directed by Richard Jay-Alexander, with music direction by Marvin Laird and Cubby O’Brien on drums. Sound design was by Tom Sorce with lighting design by Lenny Cowles. Richard Hester served as production stage manager and the production managers were Michael Flowers, Nathan Hurlin and Patty Saccente. For the streaming event, Hester serves as director.