Raul Esparza, Anika Noni Rose, Danny Burstein, Judy Kuhn and more celebrated the opening night of Encores! summer staging of The Cradle Will Rock. Marc Blitzstein’s political musical, directed by Sam Gold, began its limited run on July 10 and continues at New York City Center through July 13. After the first performance, the cast gathered with friends, family and fellow theater stars Sutton Foster, Tonya Pinkins and Rebecca Luker for an intimate opening night celebration. Broadway.com photographer Bruce Glikas went inside the party to capture all the excitement of the evening. Click below to see a roomful of Tony winners and nominees at The Cradle Will Rock.