Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!

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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 presented Sarandon with the special honor. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the red carpet arrivals 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: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Sir Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Susan Sarandon

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Kathy Griffin

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Rob McClure

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Andy Karl

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Jonny Orsini

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Brad Oscar

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Evangelo Bousis

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Brandon Victor Dixon

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Tony Danza

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Shuler Hensley

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Josh Lucas

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Rob McClure

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Orfeh

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Andy Karl

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Dena Hammerstein

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Alan Cumming

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Brandon Victor Dixon

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Rob McClure

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Kathy Griffin

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Alan Cumming

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Brad Oscar

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Sir Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Krysta Rodriquez

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Josh Lucas

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Jonny Orsini

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Evangelo Bousis

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Brandon Victor Dixon

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Brad Oscar and husband Diego Prieto

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Hamish McCann and Denis Lock

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Hamish McCann and Denis Lock

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Hamish McCann and Denis Lock

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Hamish McCann

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Hamish McCann and Denis Lock

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Susan Sarandon and Sir Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Susan Sarandon and Sir Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Susan Sarandon and Sir Ian McKellen

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Shuler Hensley with wife Paula DeRosa and children Skyler Hensley & Grayson Hensley

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Josh Lucas and Dena Hammerstein

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Jessica Henriquez and Josh Lucas

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Josh Lucas and wife Jessica Henriquez

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Tony Danza and Dena Hammerstein

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Kathy Griffin and Tony Danza

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Tony Danza and Rob McClure

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Tony Danza and Rob McClure

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Rob McClure and wife

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Chris Wearing

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Tony Danza, Dena Hammerstein and Rob McClure

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Susan Sarandon and Kathy Griffin

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Susan Sarandon and Kathy Griffin

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Orfeh and Andy Karl

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Orfeh and Andy Karl

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Seth Rudetsky & 'Disaster!'

Photo Coverage: 'Only Make Believe' Gala - Arrivals!
Rosie's Kids

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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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