Debra Messing, star of TV, will participate in the celebration of the Jewish passover / Photo: Internet
From finding ways to help others deal with the isolation up to the cancellation of events, the entertainment industry is reacting to the pandemic coronavirus in different ways. The majority of the people is retrieved from the COVID-19, but the new coronavirus can cause serious symptoms in people who are older or with preexisting conditions.
The coronavirus does not prevent many stars from Hollywood, television and Broadway to celebrate the Jewish Passover, the Passover, or Passover (in English).
Jason Alexander, Rachel Brosnahan, Andy Cohen, Darren Criss, Fran Drescher, Billy Eichner, Cynthia Erivo, Harvey Fierstein, Josh Groban, Judith Light, Idina Menzel, Debra Messing, Isaac Mizrahi, Busy Philipps and Ben Platt are some of the which will be added to a single event by streaming the 11 of April.
The Passover Seder will begin at 8:00 p. m. (eastern time) and will be transmitted by streaming www.SaturdayNightSeder.com and in the YouTube channel of Taste. The event will be free and will serve to raise funds for people who are struggling against the COVID-19.
Among other artists participating are Pamela Adlon, Reza Aslan, Skylar Astin, Shoshana Bean, Me Bialik, Rabbi Sharon Brous, D’arcy Carden, Beanie Feldstein, As France, Eliot Glazer, Ilana Glazer, Richard Kind, Julie Klausner, Nick Kroll, rabbi Amichai Lau-Lavie, Dan Levy, Camryn Manheim, Milo Manheim, Alan Menken, Billy Porter, Stephen Schwartz, Michael Solomonov, Shaina Taub, Nina West, Henry Winkler, Finn Wolfhard, and rabbi David Wolpe.
Halsey and masks
The pop singer Halsey donated 100,000 to masks to four hospitals in California.
Halsey announced the news on Instagram, where he noted that it was “impressed by the medical workers on the front lines of battle.” He said that he worked with Orange International Inc. for getting the facemasks certified by the Food and Drug Administration of Usa (FDA, for its acronym in English) of a factory in Guangzhou, China.
The face cloths will be distributed to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center LAC+USC and Community Hospital Martin Luther King Jr.
“Please stay in their homes, if they can. If you are fighting the disease my heart is with you,” wrote Halsey.
A special “Sesame Street” in prime time and will be broadcast the next week to guide the children and their families during the pandemic coronavirus.
The characters from the show will be accompanied by celebrity guests such as Anne Hathaway, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tracee Ellis Ross. They will share ways to play and learn together, in addition to celebrating the medical staff fighting against the disease, said the producers of Sesame Workshop.
The characters and guests also sing along, dance and even do some antics, they said the producers.
The special will air on April 14 at 7 p. m. (eastern time) in the channels of Warner Media, HBO, HBO Latino, TBS, Cartoon Network, Boomerang and TruTV, as well as the channel PBS Kids and streaming platforms.
New York / AP