Broadway comes to Orlando to honor shooting victims

The cast of "Fun Home" will sing and raise money to help Pulse survivors. AP photo by Joan Marcus.

Orlando, Fla. (AP) — Broadway is coming to Orlando over two consecutive nights to help honor the victims of the Pulse gay nightclub shooting.

The cast of the Broadway musical, "Fun Home," is giving a one-night performance Sunday night at Orlando's new performing arts center with all proceeds being donated to the victims of the shooting and the gay rights group, Equality Florida.

Some of Broadway's biggest stars are flying to Florida to give a concert Monday night at the same performing arts center with proceeds benefiting several gay rights groups. The Broadway stars participating include Brian Stokes Mitchell, Norbert Leo Butz, Kelli O'Hara, Chita Rivera and Jessie Mueller.

Gunman Omar Mateen opened fire at Pulse last month, killing 49 patrons and injuring 53 people. He was killed in a shootout with police.

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