This Halloween, don’t settle for a costume that’s stale or subpar. Using LA Opera as your inspiration, find the perfect get-up that’ll both wow the crowd and allow you to stand out!
After the Oct. 31 performance of Philip Glass’ La Belle et la Bête, we’re hosting a Halloween After-Party at The Theatre at ACE Hotel immediately following the performance! Join us for a Costume Contest (with a SPECIAL PRIZE for the winner), a cash bar and music! We’re also offering FREE drink tokens to the first 40 people to register for our Costume Contest.
To help prepare for the costume contest, or for ideas that won’t break the bank, here are seven opera-themed costumes for this years’ festivities:
For the ultimate drama, dress up like Nedda and Canio from their commedia act in Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci.
Or you could gender-bend like Kate Lindsey as Nicklausse from Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann!
On a budget? Grab a sailor’s hat as one of our rambunctious sailors from Bernstein’s beloved musical Wonderful Town!
Do you also love literature? Draw inspiration from our production of Heggie’s Moby-Dick, based on the acclaimed novel by Herman Melville.
Interested in going as a duo with your best friend? Norma and Adalgisa from Bellini’s Norma make for a perfect pair!
…Or for a couple’s costume, our production of Mozart’s The Abduction of the Seraglio updated the setting to the Roaring Twenties! Grab a fringe party dress and some pearls, or dust off the ol’ Zoot suit and you’re ready to go!
Channel your inner Joker with an inspired costume from Verdi’s Rigoletto, which opens later this season!
To find out more or purchase tickets to La Belle et la Bête, click here.LA Opera is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the greater good.