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Broadway’s Biggest Stars Record ‘What the World Needs Now Is Love’

Broadway’s biggest stars are rallying together to support the LGBT community in the wake of the Orlando gay nightclub shooting.

A slew of theater and Hollywood stars – dubbed Broadway for Orlando – are recording a Jackie DeShannon’s 1965 hit “What the World Needs Now Is Love,” and the track will be available for download on Monday.

One-hundred percent of the proceeds from sales of the song – available to preorder for $1.99 on BroadwayRecords.com – will go to benefit the LGBT Center of Central Florida.

The Stars Sing For Orlando

Sara Bareilles, Roger Bart, Kristen Bell, Wayne Brady, Matthew Broderick, Michael Cerveris, Fran Drescher, Gloria Estefan, Sutton Foster, Whoopi Goldberg, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Joel Grey, Sean Hayes, Heather Headley,Megan Hilty, Bill Irwin, Carole King, Jane Krakowski, Nathan Lane, Zachary Levi, Andrea Martin, Audra McDonald, Idina Menzel, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Jessie Mueller, Rosie O’Donnell, Kelli O’Hara, Sarah Jessica Parker, Rosie Perez, Bernadette Peters, Billy Porter, Chita Rivera, Lillias White, Marissa Jaret Winokur, BD Wong and more stars will join their voices together in New York, Los Angeles and Miami.

By JEFF NELSON, People, excerpt posted on SouthFloridaReporter.com June 16, 2016 

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