‘The Rosie O’Donnell Show’ Special Live Stream: How To Watch Online

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The Rosie O’Donnell Show was one of the most popular daytime talk shows on TV from 1996 to 2002, and on Sunday, the beloved series is returning for a one-night special. In an effort to fight the lonely coronavirus blues and raise money for a good cause, O’Donnell is bringing the magic of Broadway to viewers via live stream on March 22. With an impressively long list of celebrities slated to appear, all proceeds will be donated to The Actor’s Fund.

While the pandemic spread of COVID-19 has sadly shut down the bright lights of Broadway until at least April 12, which has left thousands of actors and performers out of work, The Rosie O’Donnell Show is hosting the Great White Way’s top talent such as Matthew Broderick, whose sister tested positive for coronavirus, Pattie LuPone, Idina Menzel, Neil Patrick Harris, Cynthia Erivo, and Kristin Chenoweth, all of whom will perform live from their homes on March 22.

For those who want to tune, The Rosie O’Donnell Show kicks off at 7 p.m. ET,  and the show will live stream at Broadway.com on Sunday evening.

O’Donnell, who turned 58 this week, said that it was Erich Bergen, who originated the role of Bob Gaudio in the hit musical Jersey Boys and starred as Blake Moran on CBS’ series, Madam Secretary. who first came up with the idea to bring back her talk show in order to raise money for The Actor’s Fund. “He called me up and said, ‘Would you do this?’ I said, ‘If you can put it all together, I’ll do my best!’”

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The lifelong theatre fan said that her favorites guests on The Rosie O’Donnell Show were always Broadway stars. She said, “The Broadway community has always been vital in my career. It’s the reason I became an entertainer and still a huge part of my life.”

The other major stars slated to appear on Sunday night includes Skylar Astin, Shoshana Bean, Beth Behrs, Annette Bening, Nate Berkus, Stephanie J. Block, Sarah Jessica Parker, Tituss Burgess, Norbert Leo Butz, Darren Criss, Gloria Estefan, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Harvey Fierstein, Jordan Fisher, David Foster, Morgan Freeman, Megan Hilty, Judith Light, Barry Manilow, Audra McDonald, Katharine McPhee, Alan Menken, Kelli O’Hara, Lauren Patten, Ben Platt, Billy Porter, Andrew Rannells, Chita Rivera, Miranda Sings, Jordin Sparks, and more.


What Cane Viewers Can Expect To See Happen When ‘The Rosie O’Donnell Show’ Returns?

The Rosie O'Donnell Show LIVE! Give #withme to The Actors Fund#stayhome for a night of entertainment you won't soon forget! Rosie O'Donnell is bringing back her 25-time Emmy Award winning "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" for one night only as a fundraiser for The Actors Fund with an all-star line-up of guests! Scheduled to appear, in alphabetical order: Sebastian Arcelus, Skylar Astin, Beth Behrs, Erich Bergen, Nate Berkus, Stephanie J. Block, Matthew Broderick, Tituss Burgess, Norbert Leo Butz, Kristin Chenoweth, Gavin Creel, Darren Criss, Gloria Estefan, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Harvey Fierstein, David Foster, Morgan Freeman, Neil Patrick Harris, Megan Hilty, Lorin Latarro, Judith Light, Barry Manilow, Rob McClure, Audra McDonald, Katharine McPhee, Alan Menken, Idina Menzel, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kelli O'Hara, Sarah Jessica Parker, Lauren Patten, Ben Platt, Billy Porter, Randy Rainbow, Andrew Rannells, Chita Rivera, Seth Rudetsky, Miranda Sings, Jordin Sparks, Ben Vereen, Adrienne Warren, James Wesley and more! Produced by Erich Bergen with Broadway.com and Revelations Entertainment Hosted by Rosie O’Donnell Directed by Paul Wontorek Casting by Telsey + Company/Craig Burns, CSA "The Rosie O’Donnell Show” Theme Song – Music by John McDaniel, Lyrics by Randy Cohen, Produced by Peter Fish Graphics & Animation by Ryan Casey Associate Producers: Jim Caruso, Tess Ferrell, Julie Garnye & Kim Swann2020-03-19T15:17:26.000Z
Putting a live show where all the talent slated to perform are literally phoning it in, there’s a lot of room for disaster — a fact which O’Donnell is readily aware of, but is game to run with it. She said, “I don’t know how it’s going to go. It’s an experiment, a fundraiser, and everybody’s got to tune in!”

As for how the mother of five is dealing with self-quarantine amid coronavirus she said, “I’m getting through every day like everyone else,” she says. “I struggle with depression, so I’m keeping that in check. And I’m following the three basic rules that I tell people fighting depression or anxiety: Shower every day, get out in the sun and move your body.”

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