IAN MCKELLEN ON STAGE Will Play One Night Only at Broadway's Hudson Theatre

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IAN MCKELLEN ON STAGE Will Play One Night Only at Broadway's Hudson Theatre

Ian McKellen and Ambassador Theatre Group Productions (ATG) are excited to announce that Ian McKellen On Stage: With Tolkien, Shakespeare, Others ...And You! will play on Broadway at the historic Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Street) on Tuesday, November 5th. Directed by Sean Mathias, Ian McKellen On Stage... will benefit the nonprofit theater organization Only Make Believe. One night only!

This unique event follows an unprecedented, sold-out tour of over 80 theaters the length and breadth of the UK, in celebration of Ian McKellen's 80th birthday year. Tickets are on sale today via www.thehudsonbroadway.com/whatson/ian-on-stage. There are over 200 tickets for under $80 for this one night event.

By the end of its West End run, the acclaimed Show will have raised £3million ($3.8million) for Britain's theater industry.

"This year I've been having the time of my life, touring my new Show across the UK. Now it will be an extra treat to return to Broadway, 50 years after my debut in NYC, especially as it will benefit the inspirational work of Only Make Believe. Please come and help me celebrate!" said Ian McKellen.

For more information on this one night event, please visit www.thehudsonbroadway.com/whatson/ian-on-stage.

For more information regarding Ian McKellen visit www.mckellen.com.

Only Make Believe is a non-profit organization that creates and performs interactive theatre for children in hospitals, care facilities and special education programs throughout the New York and Washington DC metropolitan areas, free of charge to every site, for every family and child. Only Make Believe is dedicated to the principle that engaging a child's imagination is a valuable part of healing and learning. Therefore every child in our audience takes an active part in creating a world of fantasy and fun in order to transcend the boundaries of hospital walls. For more information regarding Only Make Believe, please visit www.onlymakebelieve.org

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