Upcoming Special Events

The Lives of Robert Ryan, featuring <cite>The Set-Up</cite>

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Sun 31 May, 12:00pm

The Lives of Robert Ryan, featuring The Set-Up

directed by Robert Wise in English starring Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter (1949)

Presented by Chicago film critic J.R. Jones.

Get Real: Docs at the Box

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Tue 2  – Tue 30 Jun

Get Real: Docs at the Box

On Tuesday nights in June, get ready to get real with some of the year’s most acclaimed documentaries, followed by post-screening Q&As with directors and experts.

The Apu Trilogy
Fri 5 Jun – Wed 31 Dec

The Apu Trilogy

New 4K restorations made by the Criterion Collection in collaboration with the Academy Film Archive at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

<cite>Back from the Flames (Retour de Flamme)</cite> featuring Serge Bromberg

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Sat 6 Jun, 7:30pm

Back from the Flames (Retour de Flamme) featuring Serge Bromberg

In this unique one-man-show, Serge Bromberg introduces his most astounding discoveries and accompanies the films by playing the piano, thus honoring the way the films were originally featured. In addition, Bromberg tells about the origin of the films — and in these stories, fact is often stranger than fiction.

Retour de Flamme is a must-see for anyone who wishes to embark on a cinematic exploration, a magic and incerdibly entertaining journey through time and the history of cinema.

Field Trips: Cinema Science with the Field Museum!

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Sat 20 Jun – Sun 12 Jul

Field Trips: Cinema Science with the Field Museum!

The Field Museum heads to the Music Box Theatre on a few field trips! These educational and entertaining events combine film and cinema and go behind Hollywood. Join us to delve into the reality and science behind the silver screen!

NT Live 2015

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Sun 28 Jun – Wed 31 Dec

NT Live 2015

Not everyone is able to fly all over the world to enjoy great theatre. The Music Box has partnered with the National Theatre of London to bring some of the best in British theatre to Chicago.

Celebrate Independence Day with <cite>Yankee Doodle Dandy</cite>

Sat 4 Jul, 11:30am

Celebrate Independence Day with Yankee Doodle Dandy

directed by Michael Curtiz in English starring James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston (1942)

We welcome you on the 4th of July to join us for a classic American film, Yankee Doodle Dandy. Includes a Patriotic Pre-show Sing-a-long!

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