At the begin of the pandemic, actor, musician and Sirius XM host Seth Rudetsky and his producer husband James Wesley based the charity initiative Stars in the Home, a every day live-streamed sequence that includes visitor conversations and performances for fundraising efforts.
Since its inception, the net sequence has raised over $1.1 million for the Actors Fund’s Covid Reduction program, in addition to funds for different nonprofits together with the NAACP Authorized Protection and Schooling Fund and the Waterkeeper Alliance.
In mid-March, the two introduced a 10-hour Ukraine telethon to help humanitarian efforts by way of The Worldwide Rescue Committee. That includes a star-studded visitor listing of each Hollywood and Ukrainian notables, the full-day occasion will embrace performances, interviews, and extra. Right here’s how to watch the telethon on-line.
When Is the Ukraine Telethon?
The present will air reside on Saturday, March 26 from midday to 10 p.m. ET.
The place Is the Ukraine Telethon Streaming?
Viewers have a number of choices relying on their preferences: The telethon will probably be obtainable to stream on the Stars in the Home web site and the net sequence’ devoted YouTube channel. For individuals who want to pay attention in, tune in to Sirius XM Stars109. It won’t be airing on TV.
Who Is Attending the Ukraine Telethon?
The visitor line-up consists of everybody from Emmy-winning “Schitt’s Creek” alumni to Oscar-nominated performers and Broadway bigwigs. The attendees embrace Martin Quick, Catherine O’Hara, Eugene Levy and Andrea Martin, plus Steve Martin, Annette Bening, Billy Porter, Audra McDonald, Cynthia Nixon, Laurie Metcalf, Tituss Burgess, Kristin Chenoweth, David Hyde Pierce, Kelli O’Hara, Robin de Jesús, Donna Murphy, Annaleigh Ashford, Jessie Mueller, Josh Groban, Judith Gentle, John Stamos, Lindsay Mendez, Laura Benanti, Norman Lear, Betty Buckley, Rosie Perez, Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody, Rachel Bloom, Patrick Wilson, Shoshana Bean, James Monroe Iglehart, Brittney Johnson, Miranda Sings, Debra Monk, Bonnie Milligan, Alli Mauzey, Adam Pascal, Donna Lynne Champlin, Javier Muñoz, Norbert Leo Butz, Rick Lyon, Stephanie D’Abruzzo, Katie Finneran, Ruthie Ann Miles, Andy Karl, Morena Baccarin, Christine Pedi, Colin Donnell, Dagmara Doiminczyk, Santino Fontana, Judy Kuhn, Kevin Chamberlin, Anika Larsen, Jenn Gambatese, Sepideh Moafi, Danielle de Niese, Orfeh, Patti Murin, Susan Kelechi Watson, Yuriy Sardarov, Mary-Mitchell Campbell and Dr. Jon LaPook.
Extra friends introduced Friday are Ben Stiller, Christine Baranski, Kristen Bell, Andrew Rannells, Piper Perabo, Avi Schiffman, Tony Shalhoub, Brooke Adams, Chandra Wilson, David Hasselhoff, Rumer Willis, Beth Malone, Betsy Wolfe, Julia Murney, Laraine Newman, Jane Curtin, Abby Mueller, Paul Castree, Darius deHaas, David Phillips, Angie Swan, Maria Chilewicz, Andrea McArdle, Derek Klena, Shayna Steele, Tom Cavanaugh, Camryn Manheim, Milo Manheim, Jessica Vosk, Miss Peppermint, Marcia Cross, and Ukrainian artists Slava Babenkov, Eteri Chkadua, Elena Heimur, Andriy Milavsky, Anna Zhukovskaya, Rita Markova and Katya Stanislavskaya.
The place Is the Telethon Taking Place?
“Josh Groban is going to open the show, live from our apartment!,” Wesley instructed Parade. “We are literally going to be doing all of the live portions from our small one-bedroom apartment in Manhattan. We still need to tell our neighbors.”
Who Will Carry out at the Telethon?
In accordance to Rudetsky and Wesley, the occasion will embrace a “Second City Television” reunion with Quick, Catherine O’Hara, Levy and Martin, who co-starred collectively in the 1976 Canadian sketch comedy sequence. “The Gilded Age” stars McDonald and O’Hara will even sing reside, and the present will probably be opened by Groban.
As well as to movie star friends singing and studying donations, the fundraiser will even embrace speeches and performances from Ukrainian residents, resembling Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s “Servant of the People” costar Oleg Karpenko.
Wright here Can I Donate?
Viewers who’re trying to donate to the trigger can achieve this at https://assist.rescue.org/donate/ukraine-web. Broadway Cares/Fairness Fights AIDS will match each donation, up to $50,000.