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Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More

Hospitality Queen Susan Buckley and Producing Artistic Director, Jacob Langfelder helped launch the new 14,000 square foot event space 42West in a big way over the weekend with appearances by Tony and Grammy Award-Winner, Billy Porter (Kinky Boots, Billy's Back on Broadway) as well as Elizabeth A. Davis (Once, FairPlay), Robin DeJesus (In The Heights, La Cage Aux Folles), Emmy Award-Winner Lance Horne, DJs Andrew Andrew and Ali Luminescent and Christine Geiger as The Intergalactic Unicorns.

Singing Luck Be A Lady from his upcoming solo release, Billy's Back on Broadway, Porter kicked off the evenings inaugural Broadway PoPuP Series, where guests stayed late to see Lady Gaga who held her official Roseland after party along with Chicago Fire star, Taylor Kinney. Also in attendance: Hedwig and the Angry Inch Director and Tony Award-Winner Michael Mayer, Tony Award-Winner Tom Smedes, Academy Award-NomineeVirginia Madsen, Tony Award-Winner Kevin Adams, Sonja Morgan (Real Housewives of New York), RuPaul Drag Race star Bianca del Rio, Christian Campbell (Reefer Madness), Adam Kaplan (Newsies), Tommy Bracco (Newsies),Jessica Lee Goldyn (A Chorus Line), rapper Consequence and Lady Bunny.

Guests got a first look at the new performance and arts space, which comes equipped with a state of the art sound and lighting system that can be used for live musical performances, off-Broadway theatrical productions, screenings, gallery exhibits, dance, cabaret, and special events. 42West offers clients a seamless booking and execution of events involving any combination of hotel rooms, event spaces, and catering. www.42WestNY.com.

PHOTO CREDIT JD URBAN; TERRY JOHNSTON

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Billy Porter

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Christian Campbell, Billy Porter

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Jacob Langfelder and Susan Buckley with Ali Luminescent and Christine Geiger as The Intergalactic Unicorns

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Jessica Lee Goldyn

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Clyde Voce, Mikey Winslow, Jessica Lee Goldyn, Kevin Curtin

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Lance Horne, Jacob Langfelder

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Lance Horne, Robin de Jesus

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Adam Kaplan, Yvette Kojic, Tommy Bracco

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Elizabeth A. Davis, Andrew Nielson

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Christine Geiger, Trapper Felides, Ali Luminescent

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Erica Rotstein, Jacob Langfelder

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Ginna Levine, Hillary Porter

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Amber Martin, Jacob Langfelder

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Brian Sills

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
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Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Sonja Morgan

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Tom Smedes, Jacob Langfelder

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Jacob Langfelder

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Michael Mayer, Jacob Langfelder

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Varsity Interpretive Dance Squad

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Varsity Interpretive Dance Squad

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Billy Porter

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Billy Porter

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Billy Porter

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Billy Porter and Ali Luminescent and Christine Geiger as The Intergalactic Unicorns

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Robin de Jesus

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Robin de Jesus

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Robin de Jesus

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Robin de Jesus

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Amber Martin

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Amber Martin

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Lance Horne

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Jacob Langfelder, Elizabeth A. Davis

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Elizabeth A. Davis, Andrew Nielson

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Elizabeth A. Davis, Andrew Nielson

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Andrew, Andrew

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Andrew, Andrew

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Billy Porter with Ali Luminescent and Christine Geiger as The Intergalactic Unicorns

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
Jessica Lee Goldyn

Photos: Inside 42West Launch Party with Billy Porter, Robin de Jesus & More
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