Rosie O’Donnell Livestream Special Raises $600,000 For The Actors Fund During Coronavirus Pandemic
Sunday’s one-night-only, celebrity-packed livestream return of The Rosie O’Donnell Present raised greater than $600,000 in assist of The Actors Fund throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers say.
The particular, hosted by O’Donnell and streamed dwell on Broadway.com and its YouTube channel, featured performances and appearances by quite a few Broadway and TV stars, together with Shoshana Bean, Tituss Burgess, Kristin Chenoweth, Gavin Creel, Darren Criss, Gloria Estefan, Jordan Fisher, Neil Patrick Harris, Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald & Will Swenson, Katharine McPhee & David Foster, Alan Menken, Matthew Morrison, Ben Platt, Billy Porter and Barry Manilow, amongst others.
Watch Alan Menken’s look under.
O’Donnell performed distant interviews with Laura Benanti, Nate Berkus, Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Erivo, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Harvey Fierstein, Judith Mild, Idina Menzel, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Jeremy Pope, Randy Rainbow, Chita Rivera, and Miranda Sings. Different celebrities, together with Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber, despatched video messages.
The particular was produced by actor/producer Erich Bergen, and introduced in partnership with Revelations Leisure and Broadway.com. The director was directed by Paul Wontorek.
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The Actors Fund is a nationwide human providers group serving everybody in movie, theater, tv, music, opera, radio and dance with packages together with social providers and emergency monetary help, well being care and insurance coverage counseling, housing, and secondary employment and coaching providers.
Donations are nonetheless being accepted at give.actorsfund.org/Rosie.