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40-plus Broadway stars to perform 'What the World Needs Now Is Love' on Maya & Marty

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In the wake of the Orlando, Florida massacre, which left 49 people dead at a gay nightclub, about 60 theater superstars — including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Audra McDonald, and Nathan Lane — joined musical forces and recorded a cover of Burt Bacharach and Hal David’s “What the World Needs Now is Love,” with proceeds benefitting the LGBT Center of Central Florida.

Now several dozen famous faces from the Broadway for Orlando initiative will reunite on Tuesday’s 10 p.m. episode of NBC sketch comedy Maya & Marty to perform the song.

Those slated to appear include: Roger Bart, Andrea Burns, Tituss Burgess, Charles Busch, Ann Hampton Callaway, Paul Castree, Michael Cerveris, Kevin Chamberlin, Lilla Crawford, Cynthia Erivo, Victor Garber, Ana Gasteyer, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Frankie James Grande, Whoopi Goldberg, Joel Grey, Sean Hayes, Megan Hilty, James Monroe Iglehart, Judy Kuhn, Jose Llana, Anika Larsen, Beth Malone, Andrea Martin, Janet Metz, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Jessie Mueller, Kelli O’Hara, Rory O’Malley, Orfeh, Christine Pedi, Rosie Perez, Billy Porter, Alice Ripley, Chita Rivera, Keala Settle, Kate Shindle, Jennifer Simard, James Wesley, Juli Wesley, Lillias White, Marissa Jaret Winokur and B.D. Wong.

The single can be purchased at BroadwayRecords.com and will be available on iTunes as well.

UPDATE: Watch the performance from Tuesday’s Maya & Marty below.

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