BROADWAY FOR ORLANDO
"WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE"
Digital MP3 Download. 100% of the proceeds are split between the GBLT Community Center of Central Florida and The Trevor Project.
Special Limited Edition CD for $4.99. 100% of the proceeds are split between the GBLT Community Center of Central Florida and The Trevor Project.
Broadway Records President Van Dean, SiriusXM Radio Host Seth Rudetsky and Producer James Wesley today announced the charitable initiative Broadway for Orlando and an all-star roster of theater artists to record the new benefit single “What the World Needs Now is Love,” produced in conjunction with Playbill at Avatar Studios. Created to honor the victims and those wounded in the Orlando shooting massacre at Pulse nightclub and aid the surrounding community, 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the song will benefit the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida and The Trevor Project.
Ann Hampton Callaway
Darius de Haas
Renée Elise Goldsberry
James Monroe Iglehart
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Sarah Jessica Parker
Marissa Jaret Winokur
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“What the World Needs Now is Love” (music by Burt Bacharach and lyrics by Hal David) 2016 benefit recording is executive produced by Seth Rudetsky, James Wesley and Van Dean, and produced by Michael J. Moritz Jr. and Michael Croiter. Music direction by Seth Rudetsky, Steve Marzullo and Marc Shaiman, orchestrations by Cameron Moncur and vocal arrangements by Seth Rudetsky. Steve Marzullo conducts the 25-piece orchestra. Single artwork by Robbie Rozelle.
Recorded by Engineer Todd Whitelock,
Assisted by Avatar Engineers Timothy Marchiafava, Thom Beemer and Luke Klingensmith.
Mixed by Michael Croiter. Mastered by Michael Fossenkemper, Turtle Tone Studios.
Additional funding and donation of goods and services for the Broadway in Orlando initiative made in part by Avatar Studios, Broadway Records, Playbill, Local 802 AFM, Ed Wedberg, Mark Sendroff of Sendroff & Baruch, LLP, Janet Billig Rich, Carroll Music, Charles Gordon, Joey Monda, Karen Evanouskas, Mary J. Davis, Kathie Lee Gifford, Daniel Rafinejad, Gary and Jaime Rubenstein, TuneCore, iTunes, Nielsen Music, Play MPE and Jeremy Daniel Photography, in partnership with The Center, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, serving NYC's LGBT community. Hospitality and craft services by Blake Ross, Planet Hollywood, Buca di Beppo, Whole Foods NYC, Kikka Sushi, Hill Country and Schmackary’s Cookies.
*The musicians appear courtesy of Local 802/AFM.