Thursday, June 16, 2016

60 Broadway stars including Carole King, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Idina Menzel record single to benefit the Center

Posted By on Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 5:00 PM

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More than 60 Broadway stars will record a new version of Burt Bacharach’s "What the World Needs Now Is Love" in support of the victims and victims' families of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. 

All proceeds from the sale of the single will benefit the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida. The song will be available for download at on June 20 and on iTunes soon after.

Lifting their voices "We Are the World"-style, accompanied by a 25-piece orchestra: Sara Bareilles, Kristen Bell, Wayne Brady, Matthew Broderick, Andréa Burns, Ann Hampton Callaway, Liz Callaway, Len Cariou, Paul Castree, Michael Cerveris, Joshua Colley, Lilla Crawford, Carmen Cusack, Darius de Haas, Fran Drescher, Gloria Estefan, Christopher Fitzgerald, Kimiko Glenn, Whoopi Goldberg, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Joel Grey, Sean Hayes, Heather Headley, Nina Hennessy, Megan Hilty, James Monroe Iglehart, Bill Irwin, Carole King, Judy Kuhn, Nathan Lane, Anika Larsen, Jennifer Lewis, Zachary Levi, Jose Llana, Rebecca Luker, Andrea Martin, Audra McDonald, Idina Menzel, Janet Metz, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Jessie Mueller, Donna Murphy, Rosie O’Donnell, Kelli O’Hara, Rory O’Malley, Orfeh, Sarah Jessica Parker, Rosie Perez, Bernadette Peters, Billy Porter, Alice Ripley, Chita Rivera, Keala Settle, Kate Shindle, Jennifer Simard, Will Swenson, Rachel Tucker, Tommy Tune, Jonah Verdon, Lillias White, Marissa Jaret Winokur, B.D. Wong and Tony Yazbeck.


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