AMBASSADOR THEATRE GROUP PRESENTS
IAN MCKELLEN ON STAGE
CREATED AND PERFORMED BY IAN MCKELLEN
Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes including an interval
£10 - £100 (See ticket information)
10 - 10 Feb 2019
£10 - £100
Box Office: 020 7722 9301
A message from Ian McKellen:
'I’m celebrating my 80th birthday by touring a new solo show to theatres I know well and a few that I don’t. The show starts with Gandalf and will probably end with an invitation to act with me on stage. In-between there will be anecdotes and acting. I open at my local arts centre in January and end up by August in Orkney.
Live theatre has always been thrilling to me, as an actor and in the audience. Growing up in Lancashire, I was grateful to those companies who toured beyond London and I’ve always enjoyed repaying that debt by touring up and down the country myself, with the RSC, the National Theatre, Prospect Theatre, the Actors’ Company, as well as with commercial productions.
I first appeared in the original Hampstead Theatre in Donald Howarth’s beautiful Lily in Little India, which transferred to the West End (1965). I was back in Michael Rudman’s Short List but I’m now glad to play for the first time at the new Hampstead Theatre, where I’ve seen many productions. Profits from my new solo show will directly subsidise the Hampstead Theatre’s £10 tickets for Under 30s scheme. See you there, I hope!'
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Ian McKellen On Stage is presented by Ambassador Theatre Group
Ian McKellen to appear for one night only at Hampstead Theatre
Premium Seats: £100
Price Band A: £50
Price Band B: £30
Under 30s Tickets: £10
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