Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala

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Hosted by Sir Ian McKellen, last night, November 1, the Only Make Believe Gala featured a number of performances including the casts of Memphis, the Cast of Billy Elliot: The Musical, and others. Also on-hand was Josh Lucas, James Wesley, Brad Oscar, Matthew Settle, Seth Rudetsky, The Glamazons among others. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate the benefit and brings you photo coverage below.

The 2011 Gala Co-Chairs included Gary Cohn, Cheryl & Blair Effron, Dena Hammerstein, Bruce & Martha Karsh, Gary Lynch, Kate Hall, Danielle & Chris Wearing and George Weiss.

This year's Gala honored two outstanding individuals for their commitment and dedication to children and children's causes: Laura Armitage with The James Hammerstein Award for her outstanding dedication to children in need both on a local and global level; and philanthropist and author Cathy Lasry with the Founders' Award for her exceptional commitment to children's causes.

Celebrating their 11th Anniversary, Only Make Believe is the non-profit organization that creates and performs interactive theatre for children in hospitals and care facilities. Only Make Believe is dedicated to the principle that freeing a child's imagination is a valuable part of the healing process.

Corporate sponsors for the evening include, Accenture, Bloomberg, Disney, Goldman Sachs, The McGraw-Hill Companies and Morgan Stanley.

For more information, visit www.onlymakebelieve.org.

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Photo Credit: Linda Lenzi

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
The Empire State Building was proud to shine in purple, blue and yellow for Only Make Believe's 11th. Annual Gala on Monday, November 1st. 2010.

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Dena Hammerstein

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Sir Ian McKellen and Dena Hammerstein

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Sir Ian McKellen and Dena Hammerstein

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Brad Oscar

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Stephen Buntrock

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Stephen Buntrock

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Peter Mazurowski

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Peter Mazurowski

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Brian Golub

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
The Glamazons

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Josh Lucas

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Josh Lucas

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Dena Hammerstein and Josh Lucas

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Dena Hammerstein and Josh Lucas

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Seth Rudetsky

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Simon Hammerstein and Dena Hammerstein

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Frankie Grande, Seth Rudetsky, Dena Hammerstein and Isaac Calpito

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Matthew Settle

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Candice Monet McCall, Jill Morrison and Tanya Birl

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Tyrone A. Jackson, John Eric Parker, Candice Monet McCall, Sam J. Cahn, Jill Morrison, Andy Mills, Tanya Birl, Jermaine Rembert, Paul McGill and James Monroe Iglehart

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Josh Lucas

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Josh Lucas

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Aisha de Haas

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Aisha de Haas

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Dena Hammerstein and Sir Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Dena Hammerstein and Sir Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Dena Hammerstein, Sir Ian McKellen and Lee Armitage

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Sir Ian McKellen and Peter Mazurowski

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Sir Ian McKellen and Peter Mazurowski

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Sir Ian McKellen, Peter Mazurowski and Dena Hammerstein

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Sir Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Sir Ian McKellen singing the "Only Make Believe" song, :-).

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Sir Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Sir Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Christopher Meloni

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Christopher Meloni

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Sherman Williams and Christopher Meloni

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Francesca Hammerstein and Simon Hammerstein

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Joe DiPietro and Bryan Fenkart

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Sally Rudetsky and Seth Rudetsky

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
James Wesley, Juli Wesley and Elizabeth Hendrix

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
James Wesley and Seth Rudetsky

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Jeff Rindler, Eduardo Marquez, Maricha Miles and Deb Ryan

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Richie Rich

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Sir Ian McKellen and Daphne Frias

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Sir Ian McKellen, Ethan Frias and Daphne Frias

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
 Sir Ian McKellen and honoree Laura Armitage

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Laura Armitage, Sir Ian McKellen and Lee Armitage

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Sir Ian McKellen and honoree Cathy Lasry

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Cathy Lasry, Sir Ian McKellen and Laura Armitage

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Tommy Tune, Glenn Connolly, Lenore Conviser Gould and Jeffrey Gould

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Janine McGuire, Jake Ezra Schartz and Kerry Meads

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Karen Koeningsberg

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Karen Koeningsberg

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Patrica Priolet, Jo Ellen Zem, Marianne Hardart, Obaid Kadwani and Jenn Lederer

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala
Patricia Priolet, Jo Ellen Zem, Marianne Hardart, Obaid Kadwani, Jenn Lederer and Jennifer DiPietro

Photo Coverage: McKellen, Lucas and More at Only Make Believe's 11th Anniversary Gala

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