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Broadway Stars To Perform “What The World Needs Now” On “Maya & Marty”

Maya & Marty [NBC]

Tuesday’s “Maya & Marty” will feature a very special performance — by a very extensive list of guests.

According to NBC, numerous Broadway stars will appear on the variety show to perform their updated take on “What The World Needs Now.”

News of the “Maya & Marty” performance comes following the release of the recording; all proceeds will benefit victims (and the overall Orlando LGBT community) in the wake of the tragic shooting.

According to NBC, those scheduled to appear on the “Maya & Marty” telecast include Roger Bart (Tony winner, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”), Andrea Burns (“On Your Feet”), Tituss Burgess (“Guys and Dolls”), Charles Busch (Tony nominee, “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife”), Ann Hampton Callaway (Tony nominee, “Swing!”), Paul Castree (“Disaster!”), Michael Cerveris (two-time Tony winner, “Fun Home,” Assassins”), Kevin Chamberlin (three-time Tony nominee, “The Addams Family,” “Seussical,” “Dirty Blonde”), Lilla Crawford (“Annie”), Cynthia Erivo, (Tony winner, “The Color Purple”), Victor Garber (four-time Tony nominee, “Damn Yankees,” “Lend Me a Tenor,” “Little Me,” “Deathtrap”), Ana Gasteyer (“Wicked”), Renee Elise Goldsberry (Tony winner, “Hamilton”), Frankie James Grande (“Born Yesterday”), Whoopi Goldberg (Tony winner, “Thoroughly Modern Millie”), Joel Grey (Tony winner, “Cabaret”), Sean Hayes (Tony nominee, “Promises, Promises”), Megan Hilty (Tony nominee, “Noises Off”), James Monroe Iglehart (Tony winner, “Aladdin”), Judy Kuhn (four-time Tony nominee, “Fun Home,” “She Loves Me,” “Chess,” “Les Miserables”), Jose Llana (“The King and I”), Anika Larsen (Tony nominee, “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical”), Beth Malone (Tony nominee, “Fun Home”), Andrea Martin (two-time Tony winner, “Pippin,” “My Favorite Year”), Janet Metz (“Falsettoland”), Brian Stokes Mitchell (two-time Tony winner, “Kiss Me, Kate,” Isabelle Stevenson Award), Jessie Mueller (Tony winner, “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical”), Kelli O’Hara (Tony winner, “The King and I”), Rory O’Malley (Tony nominee, “The Book of Mormon”), Orfeh (Tony nominee, “Legally Blonde”), Christine Pedi (Sirius XM Broadway host), Rosie Perez (“Fish in the Dark”), Billy Porter (Tony winner, “Kinky Boots”), Alice Ripley (Tony winner, “Next to Normal”), Chita Rivera (two-time Tony winner, “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” “The Rink”), Keala Settle (Tony nominee, “Hands on a Hardbody”), Kate Shindle (“Legally Blonde”), Jennifer Simard (Tony nominee, “Disaster!”), James Wesley (“Disaster!”), Juli Wesley (“Disaster”), Lillias White (Tony winner, “The Life”), Marissa Jaret Winokur (Tony winner, “Hairspray”) and B.D. Wong (Tony winner, “M. Butterfly”).

The episode airs at 10PM ET.

Written by Brian Cantor

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