James Corden hosts the 73rd Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 9, and you won’t want to miss a minute of it. Whether you’ve cut the cord and need a place to watch or you just want to make the night a rockin’ good time with friends, here are the spots to be in New York, L.A., and Washington, D.C.
Harlem Celebrates Broadway, 7PM
Cove Lounge, 325 Malcom X Boulevard
Patrick Riley hosts this New York City launch party meets Tony Awards viewing bash. The celebration kicks off the I AM U Campaign as part of the HIV STOPS WITH ME Initiative. This is a great way to raise awareness while enjoying the best of Broadway.
Madame Tussauds Tony Viewing Party, 7:30PM
234 W 42nd Street between Broadway and Eighth Ave
Free with RSVP
The famous wax museum recently launched its Broadway Experience exhibit. You’ll be able to sip champagne and peruse the new gallery inspired by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit shows, as well as the full museum. RSVP for free admission to the museum and two complimentary drink tickets.
Ocean Prime, 7PM
123 W 52nd Street between Sixth and Seventh Aves
Free to attend
Sip a themed cocktail—like an Oklahoma-Fashioned or some Beetlejuice—and munch on unlimited truffle popcorn as you watch the Tony Awards at the midtown steakhouse. Viewers can fill out Tony Awards ballots for a chance to win dinner and a show, which includes a pair of tickets to the Tony-nominated Best Musical Beetlejuice on Broadway and a $150 gift card to Ocean Prime.
More info here.
SVA Theatre, 1PM
333 W 23rd Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue
SVA Theatre and Show-Score unite to host a full-day celebration of theatre. Beginning at 1PM, SVA will screen Hello, Dolly! in honor of its 50th anniversary, followed by All That Jazz at 4PM for its 40th anniversary. After a one-hour break following the second screening, SVA will air red carpet coverage beginning at 7PM and the awards ceremony at 8PM. Seating is first-come, first-served and guests are welcome to bring their own refreshments. (Glass bottles will not be permitted).
Treadwell Park West, 7PM
510 W 42nd Street between Tenth and Eleventh Aves
In a night sponsored by Aperol Spritz, Broadway actors Ellyn Marie Marsh (Pretty Woman) and Brett Thiele—who regularly host Broadway Trivia at the midtown locale—host this viewing party. Dress in style as there will be a red carpet with a photographer and a photo booth. Fill out your Tony ballot and enter the pool for a chance to win a $50 gift card to Treadwell Park. Plus, enjoy trivia during the commercials for your chance to win other prizes. Admission is free, but RSVP to Bwaytrivia@gmail.com.
TRU 2019 Tony Award Benefit Party, 7PM
Jack Doyle’s Pub, 240 W 35th Street between Seventh and Eighth Aves, 2nd Floor
$55 members, $70 non-members
Theater Resources Unlimited hosts this Tony Viewing Party fundraiser. Watch the ceremony on any of the five bigscreen TVs as you help yourself to the buffet, plus wine and dessert. Each ticket comes with a ballot for the Tony Pool. Winners will have a chance to win tickets to Ain’t Too Proud, Come From Away, Be More Chill, Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Fiddler on the Roof, and more.
The Actors Fund 23rd Annual Tony Awards Viewing Gala, 3:30PM
Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Boulevard
Tickets starting at $300
Hosted by Leslie Jordan (Will & Grace), the Actors Fund celebrates the Tonys in high style while honoring comedian extraordinaire Lily Tomlin. With red carpet arrivals, delicious cocktails, and a full dinner, the evening will be a night to remember for those watching from the West Coast.
DC Metro Theater Arts Tony Awards Watch Party
Penn Social, 801 E Street Northwest
Enjoy Broadway-themed cocktails as you watch the Tony Awards and test your theatre knowledge with trivia during the commercial breaks. Prizes include a TodayTix gift card as well as tickets to productions at D.C. venues like Constellation Theatre Company, Monumental Theatre Company, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Signature Theatre, Studio Theatre, and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. Must be 21 and over to attend.