There's No People Like Show People: How to Host a Tony Awards Party Like a Pro with Broadway-Themed Drink Recipes

By Carey Purcell
26 May 2013

Billy Porter in Kinky Boots.
photo by Matthew Murphy
Best Musical
Bring It On: The Musical—It Ain't No Thang
(Good to be made by the pitcher)
• Combine in cocktail shaker filled with ice
• 3 oz Silver Tequila
• 1 1/2 oz Triple Sec
• 1 oz Orange Juice
• 1 oz Grapefruit Juice
• 1/2 oz Cinnamon Syrup*
• Pour a small amount of Orange Juice on a flat plate
• Pour a small amount of a Sugar and Cinnamon mixture on a second flat plate
• Dip rocks glass, upside down, into Orange Juice (coating the rim evenly) and then into Sugar and Cinnamon to rim the glass
• Fill glass with ice
• Shake and strain into rimmed glass

 

A Christmas Story—You'll Shoot Your Eye Out
(makes 1)
• Combine in cocktail shaker filled with ice
• 1/2 oz Vanilla vodka
• 1/2 oz Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur
• 1/2 oz Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
• Pour a small amount of juice on a flat plate
• Pour a small amount of Crushed Peppermint Candy on a second flat plate
• Dip shot glass, upside down, into juice (coating the rim evenly) and then into Crushed Candy to rim the glass.
• Shake and strain drink into shot glass

 



Kinky Boots—The Sex is in The Heel
• In a Champagne Flute
• Fill half way with Champagne or Sparkling Wine
• 1/2 oz of Cassis Liqueur
• 1/2 oz of Benedictine Liqueur
• Carefully add one sugar cube (it will fizz up so that is why you start with a half full glass)
• 2-3 dashes of Orange Bitters (this will bring down the foam)
• Fill the rest of the way with Champagne or Sparkling Wine
• Garnish with Orange Twist

 

Matilda: The Musical—When I Grow Up
(good to be made by the pitcher)
• Combine in glass filled with ice
• 2 oz Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
• 1 oz Ginger Syrup**
• Top with Pineapple Juice
• Garnish with Pineapple Slice or piece of Candied Ginger
• (If not yet grown up, substitute Soda Water for Rum)

 

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