BWW Previews: THE 4TH ANNUAL ROGER NEAL OSCAR VIEWING DINNER, ICON AWARDS & AFTER PARTY at The Hollywood Palladium
Roger and Lynn Neal, Founder and Chairman of the annual Oscar night event, will be hosting, along with their partners Maryanne and Thomas Lai , the 4th Annual ROGER NEAL OSCAR VIEWING DINNER, SUITE AND AFTER PARTY which will take place on Oscar Sunday Feb 24th, 2019 at the World Famous Hollywood Palladium.
For the past three years this event was held at the Hollywood Museum however the party has grown beyond the museum's capacity. Neal and his associates are moving into their new home THE HOLLYWOOD PALLADIUM, operated by Live Nation. It's the first time in 50 years since an Oscar party has been held there. Neal is adding an after party that will see Oscar winners and presenters stop by to celebrate their win on Oscar night. "We are most excited for booking the Palladium and its beautiful restoration," said Roger Neal.
Entertainment will include live on stage R&B Pop sensation/Foundation Records recording artist 22 yr. old ROGER NEAL, and his dancers followed by Richard Halpern's Hollywood Cavalcade show with a live band, (from LA's Cicada Club) and special guests performing high brow music from the 20's and 30's. A special appearance by Howard Hewett of Shalamar will rock the Palladium performing at the after party.
The Roger Neal Oscar Viewing Dinner will once again honor stars with the ICON AWARD during the pre-show to the Academy awards. This year's honorees include: For Television, award winning actress Loretta Swit (SAME TIME NEXT YEAR, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, MASH) Oscar nominees Robert Forster, Margaret Avery (THE COLOR PURPLE), Lainie Kazan (MY FAVORITE YEAR, FUNNY GIRL, SEESAW), Ernie Hudson (JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE, GHOSTBUSTERS), Bernie Kopell (THE LOVE BOAT) presented to him by Dawn Wells (LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG, GILLIGAN'S ISLAND), and Walton's star Ms. Michael Learned (THE THREE SISTERS, Gore Vidal'S THE BEST MAN). The Music Icon Award will go to Grammy and Golden Globe nominee Frank Stallone. Woman in Philanthropy Icon award goes to actress/philanthropist/ 2 time Daytime Emmy Award Winner Kira Reed Lorsch (The Bay) presented by Lynn Neal.
The Academy Awards viewing dinner will be a sit down, black tie white glove service experience for the stars, their guests, sponsors and ticket buyers.
During the Oscar Viewing dinner party, tradition has the 4 charities spotlighted and receiving a donation check from Roger & Lynn Neal and partners Maryanne and Thomas Lai. The 2019 non profits are:
1. ENVIRONMENTAL CHARTER SCHOOLS, 2. LOVE FROM MUSIC CITY, 3. THE HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM, 4. THE ROBERT H. LORSCH FOUNDATION
Neal said, "THE 4TH ANNUAL Oscar VIEWING Dinner, Suite and After party will be our biggest yet and we are looking forward to a spectacular night on Feb 24th, 2019".
Over 100 Stars are expected. 600 Guests in total are expected for dinner.
SOULEY VEGAN owner and Celebrity Gourmet chef Tamearra will be creating the Dinner for Oscar Party guests. Emerald Hare Winery will be among the wineries supplying exceptional wines for dinner and afterwards.
The 24th annual Oscar Gift Suite will be held also on Oscar Day at the Hollywood Palladium. The stars will be gifted with a gift bag filled with couture, and service brands worth $20k.
From the suite, the stars will go to the Oscar viewing dinner press line to walk the red carpet and then on to the ballroom for the OSCAR VIEWING DINNER.
The RN Oscar Viewing Dinner and After Party is by invitation only. Public may purchase limited available dinner seats for $1,000. Call the ticket office at 323-366-2796
Review to follow!