31 Last-Minute Musical Theatre Halloween Costumes

Only two more days until Halloween! And I’m sure a few of you have prepared for months in advance and have your perfectly replicated costume hanging neatly in your closet. But for the most of us who are NOT prepared this year, this one’s for you. So here’s our list of 31 amazing last-minute musical theatre Halloween costumes!


1. Bobby

Musical: Company

1. Upscale party attire

2. 30th birthday button


2. Young Cosette

Musical: Les Misérables

1. Dirty/ragged dress

2. A broom or bucket

3. Messy hair


3. Patrick Bateman

Musical: American Psycho

1. Alan Flusser Suit

2. Valentino Couture Tie

3. Ralph Lauren Underwear

4. A Walkman

* I said last-minute, not affordable!


4. JD

Musical: Heathers

1. All black clothing

2. A Slurpee from 7-11


5. Milky White

Musical: Into the Woods

1.  All white clothing

2. A bell around your neck


6. Angel

Musical: Rent

1. Black & white striped leggings

2. Black boots

3. A Santa jacket


7. Don, Cosmo, or Kathy

Musical: Singin’ in the Rain

1. Yellow rain jacket

2. An umbrella


8. The Rainbow

Musical: The Wizard of Oz

1. Orange shirt

2. Blue pants

3. Green shoes

4. Red socks

5. Yellow jacket

6. Purple nail polish


9. J. Pierrepont Finch

Musical: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

1. A suit

2. A “How to Succeed in Business” handbook


10. Annie

Musical: Annie

1. Red dress

2. Curly red wig or hair

3. White socks

4. Black shoes


11. Carrie

Musical: Carrie

1. A prom dress

2. Fake blood


12. Olaf

Musical: Frozen

1. All white clothing

2. Three black paper buttons taped to your shirt

3. Orange makeup on nose


13. Doria

Musical: Smile

1. A pretty dress

2. A sash

3. Tiara


14. Sebastian

Musical: The Little Mermaid

1. All red clothing


15. Elphaba

Musical: Wicked

1. Green face paint

2. Black, long-sleeved dress


16. Charlie Brown

Musical: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

1. Yellow shirt

2. Zig-zag cutout

3. Shorts


17. Anyone in the Cast from…

Musical: Starlight Express

1. The strangest clothing in your closet

2. Roller skates


18. SpongeBob

Musical: The SpongeBob Musical

1. Yellow shirt

2. Plaid pants

3. Suspenders

4. Red tie


19. Violet Beauregarde

Musical: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

1. All violet clothing

2. Chewing gum


20. One of “The Plastics”

Musical: Mean Girls

1. All pink clothing

2. Makeup


21. One of the Cats

Musical: Cats

1. The strangest clothing in your closet

2. White face paint

3. Short & fuzzy wig


22. Fiona

Musical: Shrek

1. Green dress

2. Tiara


23. The Lamp

Musical: Aladdin

1. All gold clothing

2. A hand on your hip


24. The Emcee

Musical: Cabaret

1. Black pants

2. Suspenders

3. Bow tie


25. Evan Hansen

Musical: Dear Evan Hansen

1. Blue polo shirt

2. Khaki pants

3. Arm cast


26. Danny Zuko

Musical: Grease

1. Jeans

2. White shirt

3. Black leather jacket


27. Wednesday Addams

Musical: The Addams Family

1. Long-sleeved black dress

2. Black tights

3. White collar


28. Scrooge

Musical: A Christmas Carol

1. Long black coat

2. Black pants

3. Red scarf

4. Black top hat


29. Tarzan

Musical: Tarzan

1. A loincloth


30. Elle Woods

Musical: Legally Blonde

1. All pink clothing

2. A blonde wig

3. A dog stuffed animal


31. Anyone from…

Musical: The Great Comet

1. A beautiful gown

2. A fur coat

3. A letter in your pocket


Which of these last-minute musical theatre Halloween costumes is your favorite idea?

Did you choose to put any of them together as your costume this year? If so, we would love to hear all about it in the comments below. And in the meantime, you can check out Theatre Trip’s Spotify playlist of spooky musical theatre songs➝. This should definitely get you into the Halloween spirit!


Want a weekly list of stagey surprises?!

Sign up for Theatre Thursday.


Stacy Karyn, author of Last-Minute Musical Theatre Halloween Costumes.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She has a TESOL drama certificate, a BA in theatre, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

Leave a Reply

Skip to content