From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness in the elderly and those with preexisting medical conditions.
ROSIE RAISES LOTS OF CASH
Rosie O’Donnell’s streaming Broadway charity show raised over $600,000 for virus victims.
Sunday’s show featured Kristin Chenoweth singing “Taylor the Latte Boy,” Gavin Creel singing “You Matter to Me,” Darren Criss singing “Being Alive” and Gloria Estefan singing “There’s Always Tomorrow.”
The special was streamed live on and their YouTube channel. The money went to The Actors Fund to help those suffering the the coronavirus.