Kristin Chenoweth, Billy Porter to appear in virtual fundraiser for Biden
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPelosi slams Trump executive order on pre-existing conditions: It 'isn't worth the paper it's signed on' Hillicon Valley: Subpoenas for Facebook, Google and Twitter on the cards | Wray rebuffs mail-in voting conspiracies | Reps. raise mass surveillance concerns Fox News poll: Biden ahead of Trump in Nevada, Pennsylvania and Ohio 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."


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 StreisandCelebrities mourn Ginsburg, call for voters to act George Floyd's 6-year-old daughter becomes Disney stockholder thanks to Barbra Streisand Former Obama Ebola czar Ron Klain says White House's bad decisions have put US behind many other nations on COVID-19; Fears of virus reemergence intensify 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.