Upcoming Special Events
Wed 2 Sep, 7:00pm
directed by Polly Findlay in English starring Makram J. Khoury, Patsy Ferran (2015)
The acclaimed new stage production! Filmed in London.
“Crisp, fresh thinking in every scene of this excellent production. . . This is the RSC at the very top of its game” —Evening Standard
Fri 4 Sep, 7:20pm
directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin in English starring Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk (2015)
From Music Box Films, celebrate opening night of Meru with a special screening followed by a Q&A with filmmakers Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi!
“MERU is an engaging and cumulatively exhilarating debut” —The Hollywood Reporter
Sat 5 Sep, midnight
directed by John Waters in English starring Divine (1974)
Saturday, Sept 5th Only
Join us for a special, one night only event with the camp classic, Female Trouble hosted by drag superstar, Lucy Stoole! There will be drinks, costumes, prizes and a cocktail party hosted in the Music Box Lounge & Garden. Dress in your best ugly drag, from Divine, to John Waters, to your very own criminal creation, and compete to win fabulous prizes! Live performance with Lucy Stoole and costume contest start at midnight in the main theatre.
This will be unlike any midnight movie you’ve ever seen before. Bring the sin back to the cinema and join us at the Music Box for this once in a lifetime event.
Fri 11 Sep, 7:20pm
directed by Geeta Patel, Ravi Patel in English (2014)
Celebrate opening weekend of Meet The Patels by meeting the Patels! A Q&A with Vasant Patel and Champa Patel will take place after the Friday & Saturday 7:20pm screenings.
“Sharp and riotously funny.” —Variety
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!
Attack on Titan, The Movies: Part One & Part Two is the upcoming live-action feature film from Studio Toho and acclaimed Japanese Director Shinji Higuchi, set to be released in two feature-length movies beginning September 30, 2015.
Wed 4 Nov, 6:30pm
Featuring an audience Q&A and book-signing
Diana Nyad’s book “Find a Way” chronicles the triumphs, trials and lessons she and her team faced in her world record-setting swim from Cuba to Miami in 2013. Nyad will be joined by Blue Sky reporter Amina Elahi for a discussion about her book at Chicago’s iconic Music Box Theatre. Nyad’s achievements in and out of the water required vision, perseverance, teamwork and leadership. Anyone striving to reach a big goal — from entrepreneurs to weekend warriors — will want to hear her story.