Las Vegas’ hottest Halloween show? Tim Burton’s ‘Lost Vegas’ at the Neon Museum

Las Vegas’ hottest Halloween show? Tim Burton’s ‘Lost Vegas’ at the Neon Museum

“Pirates” by Tim Burton at the Neon Museum in Las Vegas. It’s the site of his “Lost Vegas” sculptures. It’s hard to get noticed in Las Vegas but not if you’re Tim Burton. The creator of “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (1993) and “Corpse Bride” (2005) practically owns Halloween, which makes his show “Lost Vegas” at the city’s Neon Museum one hot ticket. Speaking of tickets, some are still available Thursday on the actual trick-or-treat day. For the show, Burton drew on his memories of Vegas, a place he said, at an Oct. 14 press conference, he has been coming to “since I was basically a baby.” Vegas inspired and informed some of his films too. Site-specific sculptures and installations reference the 1996 movie “Mars Attacks!” (look for alien figures installed near the museum sign featured in the movie) and “Beetlejuice” (1988). Tim Burton stands in the Boneyard at the […]

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