28 Mar '13, 6pm

Yes, please! @ThePlazaHotel turns into a speakeasy for #GreatGatsby soiree

Yes, please! @ThePlazaHotel turns into a speakeasy for #GreatGatsby soiree

Amidst the fizz of Moët Imperial Gatsby champagne cocktails and the enthusiastic chatter of guests under the blush lighting of The Rose Club, one could envision F. Scott Fitzgerald himself lounging in a plush chair, a sugar cube slowly melting at the bottom of his glass. “A Taste of the Gatsby Era” celebrated famous Plaza patron Fitzgerald on Wednesday night in conjunction with Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming adaptation of The Great Gatsby . The Plaza serves as one of six official movie partners, and for good reason: the hotel is the setting for Tom and Gatsby’s heated argument over Daisy in the illustrious novel. While The Plaza was originally scouted as a location for this specific scene, Luhrmann opted for filming in Australia instead. The Plaza will, however, feature several of The Great Gatsby ’s costumes from the film as a special exhibit in weeks to come to further celebrat...

Full article: http://www.hauteliving.com/2013/03/gatsby-era-fitzgerald-...

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