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An Opening at the Opera

Jessica Chastain and Drew Barrymore attended the lavish gala in New York.


What: The Metropolitan Opera’s opening night gala.

When: Monday, September 21st.

Where: The performance was held in the grand opera house, followed by a dinner at the Tent in Damrosch Park in New York.

Who: Jessica Chastain, Drew Barrymore, Alexander Skarsgard, Brooke Shields, Helen Mirren, Helena Christensen, Jill Kargman, Diane von Furstenberg, and Jessica Hart were among the evening’s guests.

Why: Because post-Fashion Week everyone needed a reason to dress up.

Photos: An Opening at the Opera

Drew Barrymore and Jill Kargman. Photo by Julie Skarratt/Metropolitan Opera.

Jessica Chastain. Photo by Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera.

Alexander Skarsgard. Photo by Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera.

Bette Middler. Photo by Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera.

Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg. Photo by Julie Skarratt/Metropolitan Opera.

Helena Christensen. Photo by Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera.

Jessica Hart. Photo by Julie Skarratt/Metropolitan Opera.

Inside the gala. Photo by Julie Skarratt/Metropolitan Opera.

Brooke Shields. Photo by Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera.

Helen Mirren, Taylor Hackford, Julie Taymor and Elliot Goldenthal. Photo by Julie Skarratt/Metropolitan Opera.

Ellen Burstyn . Photo by Julie Skarratt/Metropolitan Opera.

Patricia Clarkson. Photo by Julie Skarratt/Metropolitan Opera.

Jessica Joffe. Photo by Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera.

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