Broadway Stars Release Cover Of “What the World Needs Now Is Love” To Benefit Orlando

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bernadette Peters, Kellie O'Hara and Audra McDonald are among those who joined "Broadway for Orlando"

A who’s who of Broadway gathered in New York to record a cover of “What the World Needs Now Is Love” in the wake of last Sunday’s mass shooting in Orlando.

Gloria Estefan, Fran Drescher, Sara Bareilles, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Bernadette Peters, Rosie O’Donnell, Kristen Bell, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kellie O’Hara, Jessie Mueller, Nathan Lane, Idina Menzel, Audra McDonald, Carole King, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick and Edie Winsor were just some of the names that turned out to lend their voices.

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The song is available now for $1.99 on the Broadway Records website, with 100% of the proceeds going to the LGBT Center of Central Florida.

Below, a video of the star-studded recording session has been released, bringing back some “We Are the World” memories.

h/t: Theatermania

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