What's better than a delicious cocktail? One that's themed to our greatest love - theatre!
We've collated some of our favourite theatre-themed cocktails from around the web so that your next party is sorted.
Can you guess which show inspired each of these cocktails?
On Wednesdays We Drink Pink
4 cups water, divided
1 cup sugar
1 cup raspberries
Four 3-inch pieces lemon zest
2 mint sprigs
Pinch kosher salt
2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 cup vodka
Ice, for serving
In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup of the water with the sugar, raspberries, lemon zest, mint and salt. Bring to a simmer and cook until the sugar has dissolved and the raspberries have broken apart, 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool completely, then strain into a pitcher.
Add the remaining 3 cups of water, the lemon juice, vodka and ice. Stir until well chilled, then serve.
Ozmopolitan - Broadway Direct
2 parts apple Vodka
1 part Midori
1 part lime juice
1 part lemon juice
Pour ingredients into a shaker. Shake then strain into a martini glass.
Tequila Mockingbird - Broadway Direct
2 oz tequila
3 or 4 blackberries
8 sage leaves
1/2 tbsp simple syrup
Mix tequila, blackberries, and sage leaves in a cocktail shaker.
Add lime juice, simple syrup and ice.
Strain into glass and garnish with sage leaves.
50ml blue curaçao
50ml lime juice
50ml lemon juice
200ml soda water
lime slices, to garnish
Half-fill a 1.5-litre jug with ice, then pour in the vodka, gin, blue curaçao, lime juice and lemon juice and stir well. Top up with the soda water, grenadine and more ice, then stir again. Half-fill four highball glasses with ice, pour over the cocktail and garnish with the slices of lime.
All Mai Tai Sons - Today Tix
1 oz Dark Jamaican rum
1 oz Rhum Clément V.S.O.P. Martinique rhum agricole vieux
1⁄2 oz Orange curaçao
1⁄2 oz Latitude 29 Formula orgeat
1 oz Fresh lime juice (keep shell)
1⁄4 oz Simple syrup (to taste)
Add all the ingredients into a shaker with 2 scoops of crushed ice, and shake well for 10 seconds.
Pour unstrained into a double Old Fashioned glass.
Sink the spent lime shell into the drink.
Garnish with a mint sprig.
Cell Block Mango - Broadway Direct
1/4 c. white rum
1 1/2 tbsp simple syrup
1 deseeded and chopped jalapeno
1/2 c. club soda
Peel 1 mango, roughly chop, and place in a plastic bag in the freezer for an hour.
Completely blend together mango, white rum, simple syrup and jalapeno.
Add club soda and stir.
Garnish with jalapeno slices.
Prom-egranate Martini - Today Tix
1 1⁄2 oz Vodka
1⁄2 oz St-Germain
2 oz Pomegranate juice
1⁄2 oz Lemon juice
Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.
Shake, and strain into a Martini glass.
Garnish with a rose petal.
Don't drink alcohol? That's ok! Check out two of our favourite mocktail recipes below:
1/2 oz Grenadine
1/4 oz Fresh lime juice
5 oz Ginger ale
Garnish: Luxardo maraschino cherries
Fill a Collins glass with cubed ice.
Pour in grenadine and lime juice.
Top with ginger ale and gently stir to combine. Garnish with 2 skewered Luxardo maraschino cherries.
Prince Ali's fabulous tea - Sweet Hospitality Group
3 ½ cups Boiling Water
5 Black Tea Bags
1 Small Bunch Fresh Mint
1-2 inch Piece of Ginger (thinly sliced)
¾ cup Honey (add more or less to taste)
4 cups Cold Water
Steep tea bags, mint and ginger slices in boiling water in a heatproof container for 20-30 minutes.
Strain to remove solids, add honey and stir until dissolved.
Add cold water and mix well.
What are your favourite theatre-themed cocktails? Let us know in the comments below!