Virtual Village Halloween Costume Ball

October 31 – October 31
Saturday, 2PM - MIDNIGHT EST


Crystal Field, Executive Director, Presents:

44th Annual 

Virtual Village Halloween Costume Ball

Saturday, October 31, 2020

7:15PM – 9:30PM
The Chop Shop Live Theater


Donations Gratefully Accepted

Director, Crystal Field
Assistant Directors, Erika Staniule, Eric Alexie Cruz, Roy Chang, Donna Mejia and Brian Park
Press, Jonathan Slaff
Website Design, David Arthur Aronson

With help from
Bill Bradford, Alex Bartenieff, Susan Hemley, Dan Kelley, Mark Marcante, Emily Pezzella,
Mackenzie Surbey,
Jimmy Walker, Jon Weber, Richard Weber and John David West

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Costume Contest
  • Upload a TikTok type of video performance in your original costume to enter the contest. 
  • Winners will be featured on our website and receive a Surprise Prize.
  • Send your video submission to
I-Ching readings

Do you DARE look into your future? Get your free readings from expert Phyllis Yampolsky. On Halloween day and Evening, October 31, your destiny will be unveiled!

  • Submit your question via email to with the Subject Line: “I-CHING READER.”
  • Include your name and any other biographical info that you would like to share.
  • Your question should be short and specific!

On October 31, your answer will be posted on our Website, Facebook, and Instagram. On our website, head to the tab “Halloween Costume Ball”, then click on (the category) “Phyllis Yampolsky, THE I-CHING READER.”

Candice Burridge (L) and David Zen Mansley (R) in their own version of “American Gothic,” a Hellsoul act prepared for Theater for the New City’s Village Halloween Costume Ball. Photo by Jonathan Slaff.
Chop Shop Theater

LIVE performances outside of the TNC shop garage doors on 10th Street. Standing room only and masks required! There will be stage lights, a backdrop, a piano, and two microphones! This event will also be streaming on TNCs website at 7:15PM.

Scene from The House of Horrors in the theater’s basement, an exploration of possession and descent into madness designed and run by David Zen Mansley, in which revelers are put through a maze and duly horrified. Photo by Jonathan Slaff, October 31, 2014.

For the full 44th Annual Village Halloween Costume Ball Press Release, please click here!