A number of former and current cast members of Saturday Night Live, which shot Ferrell to fame, attended the opening. Here's Ana Gasteyer, who recently did a reading of the Broadway-bound musical The First Wives Club.
The hysterical Jimmy Fallon will return to NBC in a new late-night talk show.
Will Forte and Jason Sudekis are two standout members of SNL's current cast.
Here is SNL creator and producer Lorne Michaels.
Mad Men star Jon Hamm, who came with longtime girlfriend Jennifer Westfeldt, was a recent SNL host.
Paul Rudd also recently hosted an episode of SNL.
Jason Segel, who gets laughs every week on CBS' How I Met Your Mother, will co-star with Rudd in the new film I Love You Man.
The event also drew its fair share of Broadway stars, including the fabulous Laila Robins (left) and the wonderful Jayne Atkinson, who will be playing Ruth in the upcoming revival of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit.
Two-time Tony Award nominee Eve Best was a welcome first-nighter.
Former Spring Awakening star Jonathan Groff will take part in the February 23 Defying Inequality benefit at the Gershwin Theatre.
Tony winner Julie White will be on the big screen this year in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
Lipstick Jungle star Brooke Shields has delighted theater audiences in Chicago and Wonderful Town.
Here is one of New York's most glamorous couples: superstar chef Bobby Flay and actress Stephanie March, who is returning to NBC's Law & Order: SVU.
Finally, here's the internationally renowned author Salman Rushdie with actress Pia Glenn, who has a memorable turn in You're Welcome America as former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
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