Last Night's Parties: Willie Geist Plays Santa, Harvey Weinstein Watches "Kings Speech"

by Mara Siegler · December 21, 2010

Willie Geist invited dogs and their owners to sit on his lap, Broadway sang for toys, and Jennifer Ehle held a swanky screening for her new movie "The Kings Speech." The holidays are upon us!

2010 Toys For Dogs Holiday Party

Where: Greenhouse

Who Was There: Wendy Diamond, Karen Koeningsberg, Willie Geist, canines

Other Details: Animal Fair magazine held its annual holiday party, which also acted as a toy drive for homeless pets. The man behind the big white beard is Morning Joe's one and only Willie Geist. He did the Santa thing by inviting dogs to sit on his lap, tell him if they were naughty or nice, and what they want for Christmas. Sexxxy.  [Via]


5th Annual Broadway Sings For Toys

Alex Ellis, Matt DoyleWhere: Symphony Space

Who Was There: Wilson Cruz, Michael McElroy, Elizabeth Stanle, Antonique Smith, Bradley Dean

Other Details: Broadway cares. Stars of the stage put on a performance at Symphony Space for Toys for Tots. A portion of ticket sales was donated and attendees were required to bring an unwrapped gift to donate. [Via]


Broadway Joins Jennifer Ehle And Eve Best For A Screening Of "The King's Speech"

Jennifer Ehle, Harvey WeinsteinWhere: 57 Screening Room

Who Was There: Joel Gray, Jennifer Ehle, Harvey Weinstein, Kathleen Turner, Emile Sherman, Caroline Sherman, Derek Cianfrance

Other Details: Jennifer Ehle introduced the film which tells the tale of King George VI of Britain, his ascension to the throne and his battle with a speech impediment. She plays Myrtle Logue in the flick. [Via]