HughE Dillon: Young Friends Monster Ball

Young Friends of the Academy Ball dress up for annual Halloween party.

Last Thursday, the Young Friends of the Academy Ball hosted their annual Halloween party, the Monster Ball. The event, held at the Orpheus Club, was produced by Mole Street partners Brian LaPann and Brendan Walsh, with co-chairs Samuel M. V. Hamilton III (front row left) and Teresa C. Nino (standing second from right). Also: director of Mole Street James Price (bottom left) and Christie Honigman, of the Honigman Group (standing right). The Academy of Music’s 156th Anniversary Concert and Ball will be held on January 26, 2013. Hugh Jackman is the special guest artist. Before the concert, the evening will begin with the first-ever open house reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Academy of Music. After the concert, there will be the walk down Broad Street to the Hyatt at the Bellevue for dinner.

Below: What a fun event, and so many great Halloween costumes, including mimes Morgan Lewis and Taylor Ciallella.

Below: Amanda Liptock and Manny Romano.

Below: Danielle Krupta, Monique Crawford, Menaka Hughes and Leeza Garber bring sexy back.

Below: Co-chair Samuel M. V. Hamilton III (right) with his buds who must be saving their big reveal Halloween costumes for October 31st, Crawford Hamilton and Reed Irwin.

Below: Victoria Boaz and Angela Davis were party-rocking all night long.

Below: Cowboy Ronald Edwards.

Below: Aaron Bonser, president and CEO of LAB Fitness, and Jen Lucas rocking Bret Michaels and Slash.

Below: Hair stylist to the Phillies, including Jen and Chase Utley, Jen Bisicchia, from Jason Mathew Salon, and Ray DeJohn make a dashing couple.

Below: Kasia Hopele, Mike Sroka, and Ewa Jeleniewska.

Below: Brian Quigley, Aonieszka Otregska and Amber Rosi share a laugh as they enjoy signature cocktails and performance bartending by the Mixology Wine Institute of Philadelphia.

Below: Uriel Tedgi and Sonya Bright take a spin on the dance floor to the tunes of DJ Adrian Hardy.

Below: Lindsay Ouellette, the Sporting Club, and Terrence Gumpper.