Speaking of love…

Broadway is taking a stand. Owning their responsibilities as performers to use their talents to inspire good.

Broadway for Orlando

A group of Broadways best gathered at Avatar Studios on June 15th to record “What the World Needs Now is Love.” (Burt Bacharach and Hal David)  The proceeds from the benefit single will be donated to the  GLBT Community Center of Central Florida. The single is now available to download.

Playbill has also released an accompanying music video that brings me to tears. #loveisloveislove

Included on the recording are Sara Bareilles, Roger Bart 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, Kimiko Glenn, Whoopi Goldberg, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Joel Grey, Sean Hayes, Nina Hennessy, James Monroe Iglehart, Julie James, Carole King, Judy Kuhn, Nathan Lane, Anika Larsen, 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, Christine Pedi, Rosie Perez, Bernadette Peters, Billy Porter, Alice Ripley, Chita Rivera, Seth Rudetsky, Keala Settle, Kate Shindle, Jennifer Simard, Will Swenson, Rachel Tucker, Tommy Tune, Jonah Verdon, James Wesley, Juli Wesley, Lillias White, Edith Windsor. Marissa Jaret Winokur, BD Wong, and Tony Yazbeck.

I’m also holding my own fundraiser and donating to the OrlandoOne Fund. Find out how you can get involved here.

Molly Mahoney Shimmer and Shine