Swell Parties: Where to Eat, Drink and Celebrate the 67th Annual Tony Awards

By Adam Hetrick
09 Jun 2013

Tommy Tune
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN


Tommy Tune will host The Actors Fund's 17th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party, which will be held at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Los Angeles. The event begins at 3:30 PM with cocktails and a silent auction followed by dinner and the live Tony broadcast at 5 PM. The evening will also feature the presentation of the Artistic Achievement Award to several Broadway stars from the first Tony Awards to the present. This year's honorees are Nancy Dussault, June Lockhart, Millicent Martin, Charlotte Rae, Cathy Rigby and Marissa Jaret Winokur. Phone (323) 933-9266, ext. 458 for tickets.

The Kansas City Repertory Theatre, which gave life to A Christmas Story, The Musical, will host a Tony viewing party on the Spencer Theatre stage beginning at 6:30 PM. The free event will feature a cash bar, prizes, Tony trivia and surprise special guests.

Actors' Equity is sponsoring a Tony Award viewing party in Culver City on Tony day. The event will take place at Rocco's Seventy 7 Lounge at 7 PM. To RSVP e-mail westernrsvp@actorsequity.org.

The 4th annual New Orleans Actors' Equity Tony Party will take place at the National WW2 Museum's Stage Door Canteen at 6 PM. Limited reservations for dinner at $40 including entree, drink and dessert are available. There's also a silent auction and door prizes. Phone (504) 528-1944 ext 287 for reservations.

North Carolina's Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, in downtown Charlotte, is offering its 8th annual free Tony screening at the McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square at 7 PM. Visit NCBPAC.

Portland Center for the Performing Arts will host a free 7 PM Tony viewing party in the rotunda of Antoinette Hatfield Hall. A Tony Awards trivia contest, prizes and other giveaways will be offered. The Artbar & Bistro will also be open for the evening.

San Diego Actors' Equity will throw a Tony Awards viewing party at Uptown Tavern beginning at 7 PM. Admission is free for AEA members and there will be happy hour cocktail prices until 8:30 PM. $5 Tony Award cocktails will be available along with a full dining menu.


E-mail AHetrick@Playbill.com to have your Tony-night festivities added to our list.

While you're out partying on June 9 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.

Don't forget, if you're planning to stay in on Tony Awards night, Playbill.com has you covered. Check out our tips for throwing your own Tony Awards party and our one-of-a-kind list of cocktails dedicated to the nominated shows. You can also download your printable Tony Awards ballot here.

(Adam Hetrick is the editor in chief of Playbill.com. His work appears in the news, feature and video sections of Playbill.com, as well as in the pages of Playbill magazine. Follow him on Twitter @PlaybillAdamH.)