Wednesday, April 1, 2020: Patrick Stewart, Ben Gibbard and more

Today on q: actor Patrick Stewart, Broadway actor Chad Kimball, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard, The Ringer's Alyssa Bereznak.
Tom Power is the host of CBC Radio’s q. (Dustin Rabin)
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Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • Actor Patrick Stewart talks about reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard in the franchise's latest series, Star Trek: Picard, and shares how he thinks the retired admiral would deal with our current world crisis.

  • Tony Award-winning Broadway actor Chad Kimball opens up about testing positive for COVID-19, and tells us why he thinks the themes and songs of Come From Away are resonating around the world right now.

  • Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard talks about writing new music in an effort to fundraise, fight loneliness and bring people together during the pandemic.

  • The Ringer's Alyssa Bereznak unpacks how social distancing affects online influencers and content creators, and shares her tips on how to keep busy during self-isolation.