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Danny Elfman announces Nightmare Before Christmas Concert at Hollywood Bowl

Danny Elfman has announced that he will perform music from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas at the Hollywood Bowl on October 31, 2015. The live orchestral performance will be conducted by John Mauceri, with Elfman singing the role of the Pumpkin King himself, Jack Skelington. The venue will be decorated to resemble Halloween Town as seen in the 1993 stop-motion musical, and guests are encouraged to come in costume – not that Nightmare Before Christmas fans need any encouragement. More singers are to be announced for the other roles.

Prices range from $29.50 to $255, plus fees. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 18. There will be a pre-sale on Wednesday, September 15, sponsored by KROQ: click here and use the password “KROQNIGHTMARE”.

If you want a preview of what the Halloween Night performance has in store for you, check out this video excerpt of Elfman’s performance at the Nokia theatre on Halloween Night 2014.

Steve Biodrowski, Administrator

A graduate of USC film school, Steve Biodrowski has worked as a film critic, journalist, and editor at Movieline, Premiere, Le Cinephage, The Dark Side., Cinefantastique magazine, Fandom.com, and Cinescape Online. He is currently Managing Editor of Cinefantastique Online and owner-operator of Hollywood Gothique.