Gesa Power House Theatre presents a screening of the new documentary film "McKellen: Playing the Part" on Tuesday, June 19 at 7:00 p.m.
★★★★ “An intimate, enthralling look at the life of a legend.”
– Time Out
Constructed from 14-hours of interviews, "McKellen: Playing the Part" uncovers the remarkable story of actor Sir Ian McKellen. From his upbringing living through the Second World War, working through repertory and West End theater becoming a pioneering stage star, coming out and being a leader in the campaign for equality, to his mainstream film breakouts as Magneto and Gandalf. His work and influence transcends generations, celebrated here in this fully authorized insight.
"McKellen: Playing the Part" features unprecedented access to private photo albums, a wealth of never-before-seen archive material, including diaries written when he was 12, and exclusive behind the scenes of theater shows and films, alongside his personal thoughts on a life long lived.
Runtime: 96 minutes
Outside food and beverages are not allowed. Beer, wine, and popcorn will be available for purchase, and may be taken into the theater.
Reserved seating tickets ($15 Adults; $10 Students) will be available to Members on Thursday, April 12, to e-mail subscribers on Thursday, April 19, and to the general public on Thursday, April 26, online or by calling the box office at 509-529-6500.