Kristin Chenoweth, Billy Porter to appear in virtual fundraiser for Biden
© Getty Images

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenFederal Reserve chair: Economy would have been 'so much worse' without COVID-19 relief bills Biden to meet Monday with bipartisan lawmakers about infrastructure Jill Biden gives shout out to Champ, Major on National Pet Day MORE is hosting a virtual fundraiser with some star-power backup: Billy Porter, Kristin Chenoweth and Melissa Etheridge are all poised to appear at an event for the 2020 White House hopeful.

Tickets for the April 23 campaign event start at $1,000, according to an invitation, with supporters offering $20,000 or more being listed as co-hosts.

In addition to the TV, Broadway and music stars, tennis great Billie Jean King is also booked as a "special guest."

ADVERTISEMENT

Although his Hollywood support wasn't originally as strong as some of the rest of the 2020 Democratic field, plenty of performers have indicated they're rooting for Biden in November, including Cher, director Rob Reiner, Alec Baldwin, Barbra StreisandBarbara (Barbra) Joan StreisandSpielberg donates money from Israel's prestigious Genesis Prize to nonprofits Chloé Zhao becomes second woman to win Golden Globe as best director The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump teases on 2024 run MORE and Tom Hanks. 

"In light of the situation with COVID-19, please join Vice President Joe Biden for this virtual event," says the invite, which calls it a "fabulous evening" with the presumptive Democratic nominee.

The celeb-filled fundraiser is one of several digital events the former vice president's campaign has announced amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has kept millions of Americans at home.

Sources told The Hill earlier this week that Biden's campaign is planning to host a "virtual fireside chat" next week, as well as two other online fundraisers this month.