Shauna Lauren Perlman and Julie Sujin Oh have been on acquainted turf as they went from social gathering to partyafter the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony at Radio Metropolis Music Corridor in Manhattan.
“We have been each in work mode, however capable of let the background noise disappear as we engaged in a real heat dialog,” stated Ms. Perlman, then a New York expertise agent, who now focuses on representing actors at Inventive Artists Company in Los Angeles. She graduated from Northwestern.
Ms. Perlman, 33, was on the Tonys to help her shoppers, whereas Ms. Oh (left), 32, was there as a part of her job as a vp for manufacturing and improvement on the former Weinstein Firm. She is now a movie producer working in Manhattan on the Netflix musical drama movie directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Tick, Tick … Growth!” She graduated from the College of California, San Diego.
She and Ms. Perlman had crossed paths at screenings and business occasions within the months earlier than the Tonys, and sooner or later had exchanged numbers. Ms. Perlman texted Ms. Oh after the present on that June 8, 2014, about assembly along with her and her father, Lee H. Perlman, who’s on the board of the American Theater Wing, on the Plaza Resort after-party.
“I simply know I by no means met anybody as fascinating as her,” Ms. Oh stated.
After Ms. Perlman’s father left round midnight, they took in a few extra events, and ended the night as many do on the after-after social gathering on the Carlyle Resort.
“Some individuals keep till dawn,” Ms. Oh stated. “We stayed till four or 5.”
Later they shared a automobile that dropped Ms. Perlman off within the Flatiron district, after which took Ms. Oh to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. They stayed in contact over the subsequent month.
“It didn’t instantly resonate that it could possibly be romantic,” stated Ms. Perlman, who till then solely dated males.
In late July, Ms. Perlman, in her thoughts as a romantic gesture, invited Ms. Oh to a film screening on the Higher West Aspect. “I didn’t know if it was a date,” Ms. Oh stated, “however I hoped.”
After the film they every had a glass of wine outside at a restaurant throughout from Lincoln Middle, and later in a cab that they had their first kiss.
“I used to be actually scared main as much as it,” Ms. Perlman stated. “As soon as it occurred, I had this sense of Wow, I made the suitable alternative.”
In April 2016, they moved in collectively in TriBeCa, and a few 12 months and a half later they moved to Los Angeles when Ms. Perlman started working on the Inventive Arts Company.
In Might 2019, Ms. Oh used Ms. Perlman’s birthday as an excuse to get her to New York, and determined to suggest throughout a helicopter experience early on the day of her so-called birthday celebration on the Fleur Room in Chelsea, which proved to be a perfectly-timed cowl for an engagement social gathering. Ms. Oh got here ready for the noisy helicopter experience with a dozen index playing cards that she pulled out over the Hudson, which led as much as the last word one which stated: “Will you marry me?”
In December, Ms. Perlman proposed over dinner on a seaside at sundown in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, and so they started discussing marriage ceremony plans because the pandemic set in.
“I’m an excessive introvert and Shauna is an excessive extrovert,” stated Ms. Oh. “After we began considering of our dream marriage ceremony we had totally different concepts. We have been capable of do a small bridal ceremony and he or she will get to throw the largest social gathering.”
They have been married Aug. 11 by Rachel Hoffman, a deputy commissioner of civil marriage, on the garden of Santa Barbara Metropolis Corridor in Santa Barbara, Calif.