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Stars mingle at Tonys after-parties

John Waters, Weinsteins celebrate show

Once the Tony ceremony is over, legiters have a choice: celebrate (or drown your sorrows) at the official Tony party at Rockefeller Center or attend shindigs thrown by the producers of individual shows around the city.

The best solution? Hit as many soirees as you can.

At the Tony party, a tux-clad John Waters wasn’t put off by the fact that “Cry-Baby,” the latest tuner inspired by one of his films, was shut out Sunday night (“Hairspray” swept the Tonys in 2002.)

“I was here when we won everything and now when we lost,” he said.

Meanwhile, Harvey Weinstein, whose Weinstein Co. was a producer on winning productions “August: Osage County” and “Boeing-Boeing,” talked up “Boeing” star Mark Rylance, who picked up a trophy for lead actor in a play. “He can be a movie star,” Weinstein predicted.

And, perhaps inspired by Rylance’s outre acceptance speech (which was the text of a prose poem by a Minnesota writer), Weinstein added that he wished Hollywood kudofests would take a cue from legit’s big night. “These speeches at the Tonys are what they should be at the Oscars,” he said.

Over at the “Boeing-Boeing” party, held at a bar next door to the show’s theater, Rylance’s co-star Bradley Whitford chatted about the presidential race. He’s a longtime Hillary Clinton fan but has adjusted his allegiances. “I’m very happy with (Barack) Obama, totally signed on 100%.”

Meanwhile, those involved in one of the night’s big winners, tuner “In the Heights,” celebrated on the Hudson Terrace, where the dance floor was still going strong at 2:30 a.m.