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.
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.
The film has a runtime of 96 minutes. Beer, wine, popcorn, and snacks will be available for purchase and may be taken into the theater.
Reserved seating tickets ($15 Adults; $10 Students) are available online (www.phtww.com) or by calling the box office at 509-529-6500.