Broadway stars sing 'Bring Him Home' in tribute to Gaza hostages
Broadway stars, including Debra Messing and Jeremy Jordan, gathered together in a recording booth, or at home, and recorded both voice and film.
(JERUSALEM POST STAFF - NOVEMBER 8, 2023 20:29 - Updated: NOVEMBER 13, 2023)
A video was released on Wednesday of Broadway community members joining together and singing a rendition of the Les Misérables classic, "Bring Him Home," praying for the safety and quick return of all of the hostages.
"Bring Him Home" is sung in the first act by Jean Valjean, the protagonist of the musical, which is based on a novel of the same name, as he begs God to save and return Marius to Cosette, even if he has to sacrifice his own life for Marius's safety.
On October 7, 239 people were kidnapped by the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas and are still being held hostage inside the Gaza Strip. As the news spread, more and more people started to show their support for the families of hostages.
Broadway stars, including Debra Messing and Jeremy Jordan, gathered together in a recording booth and recorded both voice and film.
At the beginning of the video, before the Broadway stars were shown, an introduction was made for the video.
"On October 7, 2023, over 240 people were abducted and taken hostages," it said. "They represent over 30 nationalities."
The words, "Members of the Broadway community have come together to send out love to their families and our prayers for their safe return," are seen as the captivating piano intro grabs the attention of the viewers.
At the bottom of the video, the names and ages of all of the hostages are shown as the stars sang
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