Last Night's Parties: Jake Gyllenhaal Screens 'Source Code,' Robin Williams Takes The Stage

by Mara Siegler · April 1, 2011

Lindsay Lohan came out for Jake Gyllenhaal's new movie, Robin Williams garnered applause for "Bengal Tiger At The Baghdad Zoo," Mike Birbiglia made Seth Meyers laugh, ladies shopped for good causes, and much more. Find out what happened last night!

THE CINEMA SOCIETY & COACH host the screening and after party for "SOURCE CODE"

Where: Crosby Street Hotel

Who Was There: Duncan Jones (Director), Michelle Monaghan, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden, Karen Elson, Howard & Beth Stern, Gina Gershon, Courtney Love, Seth Meyers, Lindsay Lohan, Russell Simmons, Dana Delany, Tika Sumpter (Gossip Girl), Albert Hammond Jr. (The Strokes), Rufus Wainwright,  Pablo Schreiber, Kevin Zegers, Dan Abrams, John Varvatos, Cynthia Rowley, Tinsley Mortimer, Andrew Saffir

Other Details: Andrew Saffir's Cinema Society hosted the screening for Jake Gyllenhaal's new sci-fi, time travel movie and brought out the big names. Lindsay Lohan showed up, saw the flick, and was whisked out and into the night. She didn't drink! Presumably, she was aware that the theater was not a bar.  Good for her. Seth Meyers stopped by the after-party after seeing Mike Birbiglia's show, Gina Gershon was spotted congratulating Jake, James Marsden stood in the corner talking to friends, and Tika Sumpter chatted with Russell Simmons. [Via]

Opening Night of ROBIN WILLIAM'S Broadway Debut in BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO Opening Night & AFTER PARTY

Where: Richard Rodgers Theatre, espace

Who Was There: Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Sting, Trudie Styler, Ben McKenzie, Susan Sarandon, Bob Balaban, Colin Quinn, James Lipton, Tyne Daly, Neil Simon, John Glover, Julie White, Brynn Thayer, Mercedes Ruehl, Glenn Davis, Ravjiv Joseph, Moises Kaufmen, Arian Moayed, Necar Zadegan, Hrach Titizian, Sheila Vand

Other Details: This new Broadway show has Robin Williams it in, so clearly it's great. I don't even have to see it. It's great. “I missed opening day at Yankee Stadium,” Robin told a reporter.  “But I know you have to stay up late for Broadway!” Billy and Janice Crystal, Sting and Trudie Styler, Bob Balaban  were just a few members of the crowd who loudly applauded. After the show, congrats continued at the after party at espace. [Via]


Opening Night of "Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend's Boyfriend"

Where: Barrow Street Theater

Who Was There: Mike Birbiglia, Seth Meyers, John Hodgeman, John Mulaney, Nathan Lane, John Oliver, Ira Glass, Lena Dunham, Horatio Sanz

Other Details: The funny people came out for opening night of Mike Birbiglia's new play. His last Off-Broadway show "Sleepwalk With Me," was a hit, so there are high hopes for "My Girlfriends Boyfriend." So far the reviews have been positive.   [Via]




Oh Land for Vs

Where: Charles Bank Gallery

Other Details: To celebrate her cover of Vs magazine, Oh Land performed last night at Charles Bank gallery. The place was packed, but it was worth getting there early and shoving your way to the front of the stage. [Via]





AFINGO Fashion Forum Kick Off Cocktail Reception

Where: ADAM

Who Was There: Peter Davis, Adam Lippes, Brad Livingstone Black, CeCe Gehrig, Emma Grady, Lesley Blume, Lisa Salzer, Miguelina Gambaccini

Other Details: The Afingo Fashion Forum reception brought together the well dressed to socialize and browse the racks at ADAM. Today, panel discussions are being held by Cynthia Rowley, Darren Schwartz, SVP, Groupon, Yancey Strickler, Co-Founder of Kickstarter, Summer Rayne Oakes, Eco model/Activist and Founder of Source4Style, Jill Fehrenbacher, Founder of Inhabitat, and more.

Federal Enforcement Homeland Security Foundation 2011 TOM RIDGE HOMELAND SECURITY AWARDS

Where: Grand Hyatt

Who Was There: Mario Lopez, Tom Ridge, Dean Cain, Alexei Yashin, David Stone, Carol Alt, Courtney Mazza, Vivica Fox, Richard Kendall, Barbara Kendall, Arnold Mintz, Joe Frazier

Other Details: The Federal Enforcement Homeland Security Foundation (FEHSF) hosted the inaugural Tom Ridge Homeland Security Awards to honor the people who keep the drugs and weapons and criminals off the streets. Mario Lopez was inexplicably there!  Tweeted: "Went 2 Tom Ridge Law Enforcement Dinner 4 Homeland security last nite-crazy nite! Luv those policemen! Dean Caine, Mario Lopez -also there!"

NEW YORK LEGAL ASSISTANCE GROUP 20th Anniversary Gala "Empowering Women and Girls"

Where: The Pierre

Who Was There: Abby Milstein, Howard Milstein, Sandi Farkas, Andrew Farkas, Yisroel Schulman, Christy Ferer

Other Details: NYLAG held its annual gala at the Pierre. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a silent auction, and dinner. Jeffrey Toubin presided over the ceremonies.

Richard Move and MoveOpolis! Martha at the 1963 Interview GALA &  AFTER PARTY

Where: Dance Theatre Workshop, Private Residence

Who Was There: Isaac Mizrahi, Lisa Kron, Richard Move, Doris Roberts, Katherine Crockett, Joshua Roman

Other Details: Richard Move and MoveOpolis's presented Martha... The 1963 Interview last night. It is a metatheatrical recreation of the legendary 92nd Street Y interview with Martha Graham and dance critic Walter Terry. The production commemorates the 20th anniversary of Martha Graham’s passing. [Via]



Where: Sperone Westwater

Who Was There: Amanda Burden, Angela Westwater, Isabella Rossellini, Malcolm Morley, Eric Fischl

Other Details: Arty types came out for Malcolm Morley's fourth exhibition at Sperone Westwater, entitled Rules of Engagement. According to the gallery's web site, the "show includes twelve new paintings as well as the rarely shown monumental painting Rat Tat Tat, 2001, from the “Picture Plane” series, 1998-2001."

DIVAS at Home Shopping Event Benefiting the New York City Opera

Where: City Opera Thrift Shop

Who Was There: Anne Huntington, Annie Block, Clair Watson, Harry Heissmann, Ellen Ward Scarborough, Antony Todd, Michael Murphy, Serena Tufo, Victor-John Villanueva, Liliana Cavendish,

Other Details: DIVAS at Home gave guests a chance to shop The City Opera's collection of designer home furnishings including furniture, antiques, art, home accessories, and more donated by individuals, corporations, and ateliers to support the opera.

DKNY And Diane Stern Invite You to Celebrate S.O.U.L. Uganda

Where: DKNY

Who Was There: Diane Stern, Brooke Stern, Okello Sam, Ken Stern, Adam Stern, Kim Alessi

Other Details: DKNY and Diane Stern held a special event to benefit S.O.U.L., a non-profit founded  in 2009 by 23-year-old Brooke Stern to help girls in  impoverished Ugandan communities. The FabReport Tweeted "A mad dash to buy accessories from the soul uganda cooperative." [Via]

Cynthia Rowleyrufus wainwrightseth meyersEspaceMichelle MonaghanDan AbramsAndrew SaffirCourtney LoveNathan LaneJake GyllenhaalThe PierreDana DelanyVivica FoxCrosby Street HotelKevin ZegersJames MarsdenCarol AltDean CainGrand HyattKaren ElsonOh LandMike BirbigliaPablo SchreiberLena DunhamAlexei YashinJoe FrazierHoward & Beth SternPrivate ResidenceFederal Enforcement Homeland Security Foundation 2011 TOM RIDGE HOMELAND SECURITY AWARDSRichard KendallTom RidgeDavid StoneCourtney MazzaBarbara KendallArnold MintzTHE CINEMA SOCIETY & COACH host the screening and after party for "SOURCE CODE"Duncan Jones (Director)Jeffrey WrightTika Sumpter (Gossip Girl)Albert Hammond Jr. (The Strokes)Opening Night of "Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend's Boyfriend"Barrow Street TheaterJohn HodgemanJohn MulaneyJohn OliverIra GlassHoratio SansAFINGO Fashion Forum Kick Off Cocktail ReceptionADAMOpening Night of ROBIN WILLIAM'S Broadway Debut in BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO Opening Night & AFTER PARTYBENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOORichard Rodgers TheatreDIVAS at Home Shopping Event Benefiting the New York City OperaCity Opera Thrift ShopDance Theatre WorkshopRichard Move and MoveOpolis! Martha at the 1963 InterviewDKNY And Diane Stern Invite You to Celebrate S.O.U.L. UgandaDKNY And Diane Stern Invite You to Celebrate S.O.U.L. Uganda DKNYSperone WestwaterRULES OF ENGAGEMENT Opening by MALCOLM MORLEYNEW YORK LEGAL ASSISTANCE GROUP 20th Anniversary Gala "Empowering Women and Girls"Charles Bank Gallery. Oh Land for VsVs mag