Where's the Party? Playbill.com's Tony Awards Celebration Round Up

News   Where's the Party? Playbill.com's Tony Awards Celebration Round Up The Tony Awards are less than a week away and theatre lovers are making plans to toast the winners all over New York City and around the U.S. Playbill.com offers a guide to festivities celebrating June 12 — Broadway's biggest night.

Daisy Eagan will appear at the Laurie Beechman Theatre's party.
Daisy Eagan will appear at the Laurie Beechman Theatre's party.

NEW YORK CITY


The Laurie Beechman Theatre will host a Tony party, featuring a special appearance by Secret Garden Tony winner Daisy Eagan. There's no cover to watch the awards on the Beechman's big screen, but reservations are suggested. There is a $15 food and beverage minimum. The party starts at 7 PM. Visit BeechmanTheatre.

The folks at Talkin' Broadway, which hosts the message board All That Chat, are throwing their annual party June 11, the night before the Tonys at Iguana on 54th Street, with hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, door prizes and more. Reservations are currently full and ATC is celebrating its largest turnout since 2007, so you'll have to wait outside if you want to find out the real identities of Jesse21, Showbuzz and MockingbirdGirl. Names are currently being placed on a waiting list in the event of cancellations. Read more here.
 

Adam Riegler will co-host the BroadwaySpace event.
photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Producer Ken Davenport is throwing his second annual BroadwaySpace Tony party at Blondie's on the Upper West Side. Addams Family cast members Rachel Potter and Adam Riegler will host the event that includes raffles, trivia contests, Broadway ticket giveaways, unlimited bar food and a cash bar. Admission starts at $29.50 in advance and $40 at the door. A $99 VIP pass gets you open bar and reserved seating. To register visit Broadwayspace.

B. Smith's will have screens set up throughout the restaurant while guests can enjoy a three-course prix fixe dinner and Ciroc drink specials for $49. The festivities officially begin at 8 PM. Phone (212) 315-1100 for reservations.

The Stonewall Inn will host its annual Tony viewing party beginning at 6 PM. The evening promises Broadway trivia, drink specials and performances during commercial breaks. Visit TheStonewallInnNYC. The ESTA Foundation, which supports educational and charitable programs for the entertainment technology industry, is hosting a behind-the-scenes Tony benefit party at Sun West Studios with an adjoining terrace in Manhattan's midtown west. The event includes an open bar, hors d'oeuvres, dinner stations and desserts. Tickets begin at $135. Visit ESTA Foundation.

OUTSIDE NEW YORK CITY

The Actors Fund will throw its 15th annual Tony party at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Marilu Henner will host the 3:30 PM event that will honor veteran actor Hal Holbrook. The evening promises raffle prizes, theatre experiences and Broadway memorabilia. Phone (323) 933-9266 ext. 458 for tickets.

The 4th Annual Baltimore Tony Awards Broadcast Party will serve as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Doors open at 5:30 PM at Club Hippo, with food, cash bar, prizes, live performances and a Broadway flea market. Admission is $5. Phone (410) 488-5180 for info.

North Carolina's Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, in downtown Charlotte, is offering its 7th annual free Tony screening at the McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square at 7 PM. Visit NCBPAC.

New Orleans Actors' Equity Association will throw its second-annual Tony Awards party at the National World War II Museum's Stage Door Canteen. The event is free and open to the public. 1940s- style dress is encouraged. Phone (504) 528-1940 to make reservations.

Atlanta's Fox Theatre will host its second-annual Tony party in the Egyptian Ballroom. Funds raised will go to UNICEF and the Fox's educational endeavors. A VIP experience, $50 with premium cocktails and gift bag, begins at 6 PM. The doors open for general admission at 7:30 PM. Visit FoxTheatre.org.

St. Louis' Fabulous Fox Theatre is hosting a Tony viewing party at the Triumph Grill beginning at 6 PM. There's no cover charge, but drink and appetizer specials will be available. Fans can win prizes with their Tony Awards ballot and are encouraged to dress in Broadway-inspired attire. E-mail foxtheatrestlouis@gmail.com for reservations.

And don't forget, while you're out partying on June 12 you can still catch up with Playbill.com on your mobile device. We will have live-blogging, videos, tweeting, multimedia, photos from the red carpet and reactions of the winners all night long.

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