Rosie O'Donnell, Broadway stars, protest outside White HouseAugust 7, 2018
Rosie O’Donnell and cast members from some of Broadway’s biggest musicals have led a sing-along protest against President Donald Trump outside the White House.
O’Donnell spoke to protesters, some clutching signs with the word “Treason” spelled out, before the group broke into a rendition of “America the Beautiful” on Monday night.
The actress told the crowd it was important to make sure their voices were heard so that Mr. Trump would know that they were not going away. Mr. Trump, however, is spending time at his golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey on a working vacation.
O’Donnell and the president have been longtime foes going back to her time on the ABC talkshow “The View.” The two have since taken their spats to social media where the president has referred to her as a “loser.”
The group also sang a rousing version of “A Brand New Day” from “The Wiz.” The trip was organized by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, the host and producer of Sirius XM’s “On Broadway.”
The performers included current and former Broadway cast members from “Wicked,” ″Hamilton,” ″Phantom of the Opera” and other shows.
© 2018 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.