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‘Disney On Broadway’ Streaming Fundraiser For COVID-19 Relief Canceled

A streaming fundraiser of 2019’s Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway has been canceled after organizers failed to secure permission to stream the concert. Disney on Broadway was scheduled to stream April 13 on broadwaycares.org in an effort to raise money for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund. The fund was created to help financially support actors, musicians and production workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway took place in November 2019 at New York’s New Amsterdam Theatre. The concert featured a 15-piece orchestra and a cast of 79 performers. ... [Read Full Story]

Andrea Bocelli To Perform At Italy’s Empty Duomo Cathedral On Easter Sunday

Andrea Bocelli will live stream an Easter Sunday concert from Milan’s famed Duomo cathedral. The pews will be empty and Bocelli will be accompanied only by organist Emanuele Vianelli. The concert will stream live on Bocelli’s YouTube channel Sunday at 10 a.m. ET. In a statement, Bocelli said he hopes that the Easter concert, which will consist mostly of spiritual songs like “Ave Maria,” will provide some comfort to viewers regardless of their religion.... [Read Full Story]

Disney Launches ‘At Home With Olaf’ Series With Josh Gad

Disney is launching a new series, At Home with Olaf, starring Frozen and Frozen 2 voice actor Josh Gad. The show is a weekly digital animated series featuring Gad as his Frozen character, the snowman Olaf.  The series will consist of 20 vignettes featuring Olaf. The first episode, titled “Fun with Snow,” shows Olaf throwing snowballs, only for some of them to return.... [Read Full Story]

Amazon To Stream Stage Version Of ‘Fleabag’ For Charity

Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s “Fleabag” is all set to stream on Amazon Prime Video to raise money for people in need amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a press release, Waller-Bridge noted that the world is going through rough times and she hopes that the “filmed” performance could help in raising money for the people affected by the pandemic while providing wholesome entertainment to those who are in self-isolation. The actress also revealed that the money raised will be going to a number of charities including NHS Charities Together and Acting For Others, and National Emergencies Trust. All the money raised from the production will support all the health care workers who are on the front lines of the pandemic.... [Read Full Story]

CNN Host Chris Cuomo Tests Positive For Coronavirus

CNN’s Chris Cuomo has tested positive for COVID-19. Cuomo shared the news on Twitter writing, “Sooooo in these difficult times that seem to get more difficult and complicated by the day, I just found out that I am positive for coronavirus. I have been exposed to people in recent days who have subsequently tested positive and I had fever, chills and shortness of breath.”... [Read Full Story]