In Act 2 of this opera by Stravinsky, the hero, Tom Rakewell, throws his wig at his wife, a bearded lady. I couldn't make this stuff up.
Learn more about the opera here.
Listen to the recording here.
Every Saturday Night, Capitol Public Radio's Sean Bianco plays an opera from cover to cover. And I make Lego recreations of the action. You can listen with me every Saturday from 8 pm till midnight on capradio.org.