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February 18, 2012

A Tony Evening Patron Party

Alliance Theatre Fêtes its Gala Patrons

  • Photos by Greg Mooney

Modern Family TV star Jesse Tyler Ferguson adds celeb wattage to the elegant evening

Boland Jones, Susan V. Booth, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Andrea Jones Boland Jones, Susan V. Booth, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Andrea Jones

The VIPs

Andrea and Boland Jones opened up their gorgeous home for the Alliance Theatre’s patron party, while A Tony Evening’s co-chairs Lila Hertz and Amy Agami played co-hosts. Alliance Theatre artistic director Susan V. Booth, who is celebrating her ten year anniversary at The Alliance, conducted a dishy interview with guest of honor Jesse Tyler Ferguson of Modern Family.


The Venue

The home of Andrea and Boland Jones


The Scene-Makers

Among the crowd of theatre patrons:  Steve and Linda Selig, Cheryl Espy, Bridgette and Lance Weller, Howard and Victoria Palefsky, Debbie Dermer, David and Lezlie Pipes, Jay and Mary Williams, Pam and Bobby Kauffman, Joel Babbit, Michael Taormina, Inny and Bo Lateveer, Jenny Bethel, Philip McAdoo,  Jeffrey McQuithy


The Cause

This year’s Tony Evening Gala honors Ingrid Saunders Jones, Senior Vice President of Global Community Connections for The Coca-Cola Company and chair of  The Coca-Cola Foundation. The gala will take place April 14 at Loews Hotel with American Idol’s Justin Guarini as special guest. Guarini stars in the upcoming, Alliance Theatre world premiere of “Ghost Brothers of Darkland County,” a modern, Southern Gothic musical co-created by novelist Stephen King and John Mellencamp with T-Bone Burnett. The evening will benefit The Alliance Theatre. Visit for more info about the gala and the musical. 

Debbie Dermer, Doug and Lila Hertz Debbie Dermer, Doug and Lila Hertz

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