By Advocate.com Editors
Originally published on Advocate.com July 10 2001 11:00 PM ET
New York Post columnist Liz Smith reports that out actor Ian McKellen will be appearing in the fall on Broadway with Helen Mirren (Losing Chase) in Richard Greenburgs adaptation of Strindbergs Dance of Death. It has been 40 years since McKellen began his stage career and 20 since his Tony awardwinning performance in Amadeus. McKellen will next be seen on the screen in the film version of J.R.R. Tolkiens Lord of the Rings, in which he plays the wizard Gandalf.