Upcoming Special Events

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Presents <cite>The Winters Tale</cite>

Tue 9 Feb, 7:15pm

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Presents The Winters Tale

directed by Kenneth Branagh, Rob Ashford in English starring Judi Dench, Tom Bateman, Jessie Buckley (2015)

The presentations on Tuesday, January 12th & Saturday, January 23rd are sold out.

Additional shows:
Tuesday, February 9th at 7:15pm

“4 stars” —The Guardian

Shoot the Piano Player

Wed 10 Feb, 8:00pm

Shoot the Piano Player

Slip back through the eras with the musical stylings of Matt Norris this February in the Music Box Lounge. Half-price bottles of wine and free Ragtime and Jazz piano every Wednesday, 8–10PM!

Admission is FREE

A Valentines Sweetheart Sing-Along with <cite>Casablanca</cite> at the Music Box

Sat 13 Feb, 12:00pm

A Valentines Sweetheart Sing-Along with Casablanca at the Music Box [35mm]

directed by Michael Curtiz in English starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman (1942)

Celebrate Valentine’s weekend with Bogie and Bergman!

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with <cite>The Princess Bride</cite>

Sat 13 Feb, 9:30pm

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with The Princess Bride [35mm]

directed by Rob Reiner in English starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Peter Falk (1987)

On Valentine’s Day weekend, come see The Princess Bride, the fairy tale that puts the “comedy” in “romantic comedy”, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing.

Sound Opinions at the Movies presents <cite>Trainspotting</cite> with special guest Irvine Welsh

Wed 17 Feb, 7:15pm

Sound Opinions at the Movies presents Trainspotting with special guest Irvine Welsh

directed by Danny Boyle in English starring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller (1996)

Advance tickets are available at soundopinions.org.

“I liked this movie, and not just because it made me loads of cash. It was a highly successful adaptation and I really don't think that any group of people outside of Danny, Andrew and John could have pulled it of with quite the same panache.” —Irvine Welsh

70MM Film Festival: The Ultimate Edition
Fri 19 Feb – Thu 10 Mar

70MM Film Festival: The Ultimate Edition

Friday, February 19th to Thursday, March 10th
New 41 foot screen – Double the image size of past presentations! New 7.1 channel sound system!

The Music Box is about to embark upon its biggest 70mm festival yet. Thousands of pounds of film will be shipped across the country, all to provide the most immersive viewing experience possible in the best prints available. Sit back, relax, turn your phone off, throw away your worries, and let a sea of color and light wash over you – this is the way movies were meant to be seen.

We Are Twisted F***ing Sister: Chicago Premiere!

Mon 22 Feb, 7:00pm

We Are Twisted F***ing Sister: Chicago Premiere!

directed by Andrew Horn in English starring Dee Snider, Jay Jay French, Mark "The Animal" Mendoza, AJ Pero, Eddie Ojeda (2014)

One Night Only!

Field Trips: Cinema Science with the Field Museum!
Tue 23 Feb – Sun 10 Apr

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!

Upcoming Events:
The Big Year – Tuesday, February 23rd at 7pm
Prometheus – Sunday, March 13th at Noon
Tremors – Sunday, April 10th at Noon

IFP Chicago presents Independent Filmmaker Project Member Spotlight

Wed 16 Mar, 7:30pm

IFP Chicago presents Independent Filmmaker Project Member Spotlight

Join us for a night of award-winning local film as Independent Filmmaker Project presents an evening of Chicago filmmaker Brad Bischoff’s work.

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