Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala

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Only Make Believe's 14th Annual Gala, "Make Believe On Broadway", honoring Susan Sarandon and Dr. Alex Karp, was held last night, November 4 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater. Sir Ian McKellen hosted the evening and he even performed an amazing quick change in front of the crowd. BroadwayWorld brings you photos below!

Only Make Believe is a non-profit organization that creates and performs interactive theatre for children in hospitals and care facilities. They are dedicated to the principle that freeing a child's imagination is a valuable part of the healing process. Only Make Believe creates and performs interactive theatre for children in hospitals and care facilities throughout New York City and Washington DC and has served over 35,000 children since 1999.

This year alone over 5,500 hospitalized children will be able to have this wonderful experience and OMB will have performed in 55 hospitals and care facilities in the NYC and DC metro areas by the end of 2013. The vision is to bring joy and inspiration to chronically ill children through the art of dress up and make believe. Only Make Believe is free of charge to hospitals and has been bringing interactive theatre to children in need for over 14 years.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
The 14th Annual 'Only Make Believe' Gala at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on November 4, 2013 in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
SIan McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen Makes a Quick Change at Only Make Believe Gala
The 14th Annual 'Only Make Believe' Gala

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


 
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