Watch the 2014 Tony Awards in Style: Where, When and How to Party

By Philippe Bowgen
31 May 2014

54 Below
54 Below

Playbill.com offers a guide to festivities in New York and across the U.S. celebrating Broadway's biggest night, the 68th Annual Tony Awards on June 8.

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NEW YORK AREA



Nightlife and music venue 54 Below will offer a Tony Awards party with doors opening at 5 PM. 54 Below has a cocktail and dining menu. Special Tony-themed cocktails have been especially created for Broadway's biggest night. There is no cover and a $30 food/drink minimum. Reservations are suggested; call (646) 476-3551 or visit 54Below.com.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will throw a Tony viewing party at Lillie's Times Square (249 W. 49th Street). Multiple television screens and Broadway-themed cocktails and wine will be available. Tickets are $100. Visit broadwaycares.org/tonyawards.

Midtown's Brickyard Gastropub will offer their annual Tony viewing party with a dinner and bar menu as well as an awards ballot contest, food specials, and extensive craft beer offerings. Call (212) 767-0077 for reservations. Visit brickyardnyc.com.

The Stonewall Inn will host its fifth annual Tony viewing party beginning at 6 PM. Chocolatina and Lavinia Draper will again host the event. The evening will promise Broadway trivia, drink specials, raffles and performances during commercial breaks. A $5 suggested donation will go to Angels of Animals. Visit TheStonewallInnNYC.com.

Sidebar (118 E. 15th Street at Irving Place) will offer two-for-one Tony-inspired cocktails and Broadway Budweisers at their low key viewing party starting at 8 PM. Tickets are $10. Click here to purchase.

42West @ The Out NYC Hotel (510 W. 42nd Street) will feature a live-viewing party hosted by Randy Rainbow beginning at 8 PM. Get excited for prizes including free tickets to If/Then on Broadway! More info can be found here.

Joe Allen (326 W. 46th Street) in midtown will have a cocktail hour during the red carpet, large screens throughout the restaurant, and for those interested, a $75 four-course prix-fixe starting at 6 PM. Reservations required. Call (212) 581-6464 or visit joeallenrestaurant.com.

Orso (322 W. 46th Street) conveniently located next door to Joe Allen will also host a three-course prix-fixe Italian-American menu for $85 starting at 6 PM. Expect large screen monitors to see the show and a raffle. Reservations required. Call (212) 489-7212 or visit orsorestaurant.com.

Broadway Buzz and Bleep Magazine are throwing a Tony party at BEA Restaurant (403 W. 43rd Street) hosted by Bryan Campione beginning at 8 PM. Guests should expect appetizers, drink specials and live performances after the awards starting at 11 PM. Tickets range from $20-75 and can be purchased by clicking here

OUTSIDE NEW YORK

Florence Henderson and Constantine Maroulis will host The Actors Fund's 18th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party, which will be held at the Skirball Cultural Center in the new Guerin Pavilion/Herscher Hall in Los Angeles (2701 N Sepulveda Blvd). 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 Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement to Broadway legend Barbara Cook (Tony nominee for Sondheim on Sondheim, Tony winner for The Music Man) at 8 PM. Individual tickets are $275 and table rates are available. Call (310) 201-5033 extension 3 or email Lauran Huff at lauran@lpaevents.com for more information and to purchase.

The AEA Western Membership Education Committee hosts their fifth annual Tony Awards party at the Pig 'N Whistle (6714 Hollywood Blvd.) in Los Angeles starting at 7:30 PM. Watch the Tony Awards with fellow AEA members, expect a full menu available, cash bar with Tony-themed cocktails, and indoor and outdoor space to celebrate. Be sure to bring your AEA or EMC card; no reservations needed, but seating is limited. For more information, click here

The San Diego AEA Liaison Committee will host their Tony Awards viewing party from 7 - 11 PM at Uptown Tavern (1236 University Ave.) with $5 'Tony-tini' specials, food, and spouses/friends/family welcome. Visit uptowntavernsd.com for menu and directions. 
 

Chicago's Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N. Lincoln Ave) will host their first annual Tony Awards Viewing Party starting at 6 PM with red carpet pre-show appetizers and cocktail specials. Expect raffles, trivia, and even a champagne reception post show with dessert. Email mary@greenhousetheater.org for reservations.

North Carolina's Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in downtown Charlotte will offer its 10th annual free Tony screening at the McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square at 7 PM. Click here for more information.

The Phoenix/Tucson Liaison Committee of Actors Equity hosts a Tony Awards Viewing Party at Tico Resto-Bar (5114 N. 7th Street) in Phoenix, AZ for AEA members and their families. Click here for more information.

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