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Broadway performers plan protest outside the White House

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018

Rosie O’Donnell speaks at a rally calling for resistance to President Donald Trump in Lafayette Park in front of the White House, Feb. 28, 2017, in Washington. O’Donnell and cast members from some of Broadway’s biggest musicals plan to serenade President Donald Trump on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, but from outside the White House in protest. The group will sing The People’s Song from Les Miserables, Burt Bacharach’s What the World Needs Now Is Love, A Brand New Day from The Wiz and Climb Ev’ry Mountain from The Sound of Music. (Cliff Owen / AP)
Rosie O’Donnell speaks at a rally calling for resistance to President Donald Trump in Lafayette Park in front of the White House, Feb. 28, 2017, in Washington. O’Donnell and cast members from some of Broadway’s biggest musicals plan to serenade President Donald Trump on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, but from outside the White House in protest. The group will sing The People’s Song from Les Miserables, Burt Bacharach’s What the World Needs Now Is Love, A Brand New Day from The Wiz and Climb Ev’ry Mountain from The Sound of Music. (Cliff Owen / AP)
By Mark Kennedy Associated Press

NEW YORK – Rosie O’Donnell and cast members from some of Broadway’s biggest musicals plan to serenade President Donald Trump on Monday – but from outside the White House in protest.

The group will sing “The People’s Song” from “Les Miserables,” Burt Bacharach’s “What the World Needs Now Is Love,” “A Brand New Day” from “The Wiz” and “Climb Ev’ry Mountain” from “The Sound of Music” from Lafayette Park.

The performers will be current and former Broadway cast members from “Wicked,” “Beautiful,” “Hamilton,” “Phantom of the Opera,” “The King and I,” “Les Miserables,” “Cinderella,” “Xanadu,” “The Producers,” “Head Over Heels” and more.

The trip is organized by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, the host and producer of Sirius XM’s “On Broadway.” It will be livestreamed on the MoveOn Facebook page.

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