- Written by Amita Kelly
- Category: News & Opinion
- Published: 27 July 2016
July 27, 2016
A previous version of this story incorrectly gave Adrienne Warren's first name as Arienne and misspelled Ben Vereen's last name as Vareen.
A night filled with heavy speeches about gun violence, national security and climate change gave way to a unifying moment at the Democratic National Convention when more than 40 Broadway stars took the stage to sing "What the World Needs Now Is Love."
Stars included Audra McDonald (big cheers!), Tyne Daley, Darren Criss, Idina Menzel, Adrienne Warren, Ben Vereen, Kristen Bell, Darren Criss, Rosie Perez and B.D. Wong.
FULL: Broadway - What The World Needs Now Is Love - Democratic National Convention
After the song, the crowd chanted "Love Trumps Hate."