The Nov. 1 evening at Broadway's Shubert Theatre will feature the previously announced casts of Memphis and Billy Elliot: The Musical as well as Josh Lucas, Euan Morton, Brad Oscar, Seth Rudetsky and The Glamazons. Sir Ian McKellen hosts.
The benefit, also titled "Only Make Believe," will feature the presentation of the James Hammerstein Award to Laura Armitage "for her outstanding dedication to children in need both on a local and global level" and the presentation of the Founders' Award to philanthropist and author Cathy Lasry for her "exceptional commitment to children’s causes."
Tickets for the gala are still available by visiting www.onlymakebelieve.org or by calling (646) 336-1500.
Only Make Believe was founded in 1999 by Dena Hammerstein, in memory of her husband James Hammerstein.