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Photos: Only Make Believe 2011

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Hosts Brooke Shields and Brad Oscar welcomed celebrities, Broadway greats, philanthropy influencers and the New York elite to celebrate the 12th Annual Make Believe on Broadway, on November 14 at the Shubert Theatre. The evening showcased Broadway and Hollywood's brightest stars as they united in a benefit performance on behalf of Only Make Believe, a non-profit that brings the magic of theater to children in hospitals and care facilities.

Honorees include Christopher Meloni (OMB Child Advocacy Award), Dr. Karyn Purvis (James Hammerstein Award), Gary Lynch and Kate Hall (OMB Founders' Award)

Special guests for the evening included Daniel RadcliffeMike Myers,Alan RickmanDavid Bryan (Bon Jovi), Montego Glover (Memphis), Andrew Rannells (The Book of Mormon), Josh Gad (The Book of Mormon), Dena Hammerstein, Zoë Wanamaker, CBE, Seth Rudetsky, Bello Nock of the Bello Nock Circus, The Broadway Inspirational Voices, Forbidden Broadway and many more

Only Make Believe is a charitable organization that creates and performs interactive theatre for children in hospitals and care facilities. The program, provided free-of-charge to the hospitals, using professional actors, has performed for more than 21,000 children since it started 12 years ago. This year alone they will do more than 350 performances in 50 hospitals in the New York metropolitan area. Only Make Believe is dedicated to the principle that freeing a child's imagination is a valuable part of the healing process. For more information, please visit www.onlymakebelieve.org.

For more information, please visit www.onlymakebelieve.org.

Photos: Only Make Believe 2011

 

Photos: Only Make Believe 2011
Brad Oscar and Brooke Shields

Photos: Only Make Believe 2011
Brad Oscar

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Brooke Shields

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Brooke Shields

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The Cast of Forbidden Broadway: Christina Bianco, Gina Kriezman, James Donegan, Matthew Martin Ward and William Selby

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Honoree Dr. Karyn Purvis

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Deborra Lee Furness

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Deborra Lee Furness and Dr. Karyn Purvis

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Grandma the Clown and guest

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Seth Rudetsky

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Andrew Rannells

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Josh Gad

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Andrew Rannells and Josh Gad

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Bello Nock of the Bello Nock Circus

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Montego Glover

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Alan Rickman

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Simon Hammerstein and Francesca Hammerstein

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Dena Hammerstein

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Dena Hammerstein, Honoree's Kate Hall and Gary Lynch

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Honoree Christopher Meloni

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Sherman Williams

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Christopher Meloni and Sherman Williams

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Zoe Wanamaker and Dena Hammerstein

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Zoe Wanamaker

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Mike Meyers

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Mike Meyers

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Danielle Wearing, Chris Wearing, Sherman Williams, Christopher Meloni and Mariska Hargitay

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Christopher Meloni and Mariska Hargitay

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Mariska Hargitay

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Joe DiPietro and David Bryan

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David Bryan and Lexi Bryan

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Daniel Radcliffe

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Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni

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Aurelia Heagle and Bello Nock

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Beth Armitage, Christopher Meloni and Lee Armitage

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Simon Hammerstein and Francesca Hammerstein

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Diego Prieto and Brad Oscar

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Joe DiPietro, Dena Hammerstein and David Bryan

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Maricha Miles and Eduardo Marquez

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Maricha Miles and Kate Hall

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Brad Oscar and Dena Hammerstein

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Bello Nock and David Bryan

Photos: Only Make Believe 2011


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