Tonys Encyclopedia: Specialty Cocktails at the 2022 Nominated Broadway Shows

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Photo: Moritz Mentges

Theatrely Editorial Board
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June 8, 2022 4:00 PM

It’s a rite of passage for all Broadway theatregoers. Once passing through security, you get in line at the bar and buy a drink, praying that your credit card doesn’t get declined. Most of the fun comes from the inventive names the specialty cocktails have.

To celebrate the upcoming 75th annual Tony Awards, we’ve collected data on all of the nominated shows and the cocktails you can enjoy while the show unfolds on stage. We’ve included the name and the ingredients so you can plan your favorites for a watch party, too!

Here are some fun facts:  the show(s) with the most cocktails is Six and MJ with 8 each, the most common ingredient is whiskey with 13 drinks featuring the liquor, and the longest drink name is the Don’t Get Me Started Sangrias at Mr. Saturday Night. Check out the full list below.

A Strange Loop (Lyceum Theatre)

Inner White Girl (Stoli Vanilla, Triple Sec, Cranberry, Lime)

Thought 7 (Makers Mark, Raspberry Liqueur, Ginger Liqueur, Lime, Ginger Ale)

Tyler Berry Mimosa *Matinee Special* (Sparkling Rose, Raspberry Liqueur, Orange & Pineapple Juice)

Company (Jacobs Theatre)

Bobbie’s Bourbon (Bourbon, Ginger Ale, and Splash of Cran)

I’ll Drink to That (Vodka, Raspberry Pucker, and Sierra Mist)

Company Cocktail (Tequila, Triple Sec, Sour, and Lime)

for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf (Booth Theatre, closed June 5)

Poetic Courage (Malibu Rum, Ginger Ale, Cranberry Juice)

Funny Girl (August Wilson Theatre)

Hello Gorgeous! (Vodka, Elderflower Liqueur, Blackberry, Lime, Basil Syrup)

The Greatest Star (Sparkling Wine, Ginger Liqueur, Lemon, Hibiscus Syrup)

Hey, Mr. Arnstein! (Whiskey, Smoked Vanilla Spice Syrup, Orange Bitters)

Hangmen (Golden Theatre)

Capital Punishment (Hendrick’s Gin, Lime Juice)

Mooney’s Mistake (Bourbon, Ginger Ale, Cranberry Juice)

Macbeth (Longacre Theatre)

The Scottish Play (Scotch, Amaretto, Triple Sec, Splash of Sour, Soda)

The Bloody Dagger (Vodka, Ginger Ale, Dash of Grenadine)

MJ (Neil Simon Theatre)

Thriller Chiller Frose (Rosé Wine, Frozen White Grape Slushy)

King of Pop Cosmo (Absolut Vodka, Cranberry Juice, Peach Schnapps)

Dangerous Daiquiri *served on the rocks or frozen* (Bacardi Rum, Strawberry Pucker, Sierra Mist or Frozen Strawberry Slushy)

Smooth Criminal (Malibu Rum, Strawberry Pucker, Sierra Mist)

Manhattan in the Mirror (Jack Daniels, Sweet Vermouth, Bitters)

Billie’s Gin Fizz (Beefeater Gin, Triple Sec, Sierra Mist or Club Soda)

Startin’ Something’ Sangrias (Red or White Sangria)

MJ’s Moonwalk (Crown Royal and Pepsi with Apple Schnapps)

Mr. Saturday Night (Nederlander Theatre)

Massuganah Manhattan (Whiskey, Sweet Vermouth, Bitters)

The Buddy Young, Jr. (Vodka, Peach, Cranberry, Lime)

The Farber’s Fabulous Fizz (Gin, Triple Sec, Club Soda, Lime)

Don’t Get Me Started Sangrias (Red or White Sangrias)

Mr. Saturday Night Schpritz (Champagne, Aperol, Club Soda)

The Music Man (Winter Garden Theatre) 

Trouble! (Ketel One Peach, Cranberry Juice, Club Soda)

River City Mule (Maker’s Mark, Ginger Ale, Lime Juice)

Paradise Square (Barrymore Theatre)

Nelly’s Now or Never (Hennessy, Ginger Ale, Lime Juice)

The Gentle Annie (Bushmills, Club Soda, Splash of OJ)

Breathe Easy (Ketel One Peach, Orange Blossom Vodka, Cranberry Juice)

Plaza Suite (Hudson Theatre)

Plaza Sweethearts Package (1 bottle of Piper-Heidsieck Champagne and 2 boxes of Ladurée Macarons)

POTUS (Shubert Theatre)

The Presidential Pardon (Ketel One Peach  & Orange Blossom Vodka, Triple Sec, Splash of Cranberry, Prosecco)

Dusty’s Blushie (Casamigos Tequila, Seltzer, Blue Curaco)

Six (Brooks Atkinson Theatre)

Reign or Shine (Absolut Citron, Lemon Monin, Club Soda)

Heir of the Dog (Jim Beam Fire, Granny Smith Apple Monin, Club Soda)

Spill the Tea (No. 3 Gin, White Grape Slushy)

Girls Knight (Sauza Gold, Triple Sec, Watermelon Slushy)

Piccadilly Punch (Pink Lemonade Vodka, Pomegranate Monin, Club Soda)

Royal Lush (Empress Gin, Blue Curaçao, Club Soda)

All You Need Is…Sangria! (Red or White Wine, Orange Liqueur, Ginger Ale, Juice)

Ladies in Waiting Mocktails (Various Flavors: Lemon, Green Apple, Frozen White Grape, Frozen Watermelon, Pomegranate, Blue Citrus)

Take Me Out (Helen Hayes Theater)

Seventh-Inning Stretch (Absolut Vodka, Triple Sec, Soda Water, Blood Orange Strip)

Ginfielder (Beefeater Gin, Di Amore Raspberry Liqueur, Tonic Water, Lime Juice)

Home Rum (Cruzan Spiced Rum, Cranberry Juice, Vanilla Syrup)

Peanuts and Crackerjacks (Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey, Soda Water, Butterscotch Syrup)

Major League Manhattan (Clyde May's Straight Whiskey, Sweet Vermouth, Angostura Bitters, Blood Orange Syrup)

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