Upcoming Special Events

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents <cite>Sense and Sensibility</cite>

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Mon 27 Apr, 7:00pm

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents Sense and Sensibility

directed by Ang Lee starring Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, James Fleet (1995)

The Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents this special screening of Ang Lee’s 1995 film Sense and Sensibility.

Wine In Film: A Series

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Wed 8  – Thu 30 Apr

Wine In Film: A Series

The Music Box Theatre and Wine Enthusiast Magazine will partner to bring you a series of films followed by thoughtful and intellectual discussions topped off with the perfect wine pairing. This series hopes to further Chicago’s film community around the art of visual story telling accompanied with the perfect wine. Each screening will feature special guests and special wines.

Chicago Critics Film Festival 2015

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Fri 1  – Thu 7 May

Chicago Critics Film Festival 2015

The 2015 Chicago Critics Film Festival will be a grand week of Chicago premieres!

Welcome To Me Opening Night, with Director Shira Piven

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Fri 8 May, 7:00pm

Welcome To Me Opening Night, with Director Shira Piven

directed by Shira Piven in English starring Kristen Wiig, James Marsden, Jennifer Jason Leigh (2014)

Director Shira Piven visits the Music Box for the opening night premiere of her new film Welcome To Me, followed by a Q&A. Co-presented by Piven Theatre Workshop.

“Strange and startlingly inspired... breezily bonkers...” —Variety

Second Saturday Silent Cinema

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Sat 14 Mar – Sat 11 Apr

Second Saturday Silent Cinema

A tribute to silent film that only the Music Box can offer! Named by Chicago Magazine as the Best New Film Series of 2011. Now presented on the second Saturday of every month at noon!

Mother’s Day With Mamma Mia!

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Sun 10 May, 12:00pm

Mother’s Day With Mamma Mia!

directed by Phyllida Lloyd starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried

Come dressed in your best 1970’s garb ready for a celebratory fashion show before Mamma Mia! Celebrate Mother’s Day with ABBA! Live pre-show featuring your host Dick O’Day! 70’s fashion contest!

The 2nd Annual 26th Annual Comedy Festival presents UHF

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Wed 27 May, 7:00pm

The 2nd Annual 26th Annual Comedy Festival presents UHF

directed by Jay Levey in English starring Weird Al Yankovic, Michael Richards, Victoria Jackson (1989)

Introduction and Q&A with “Weird Al” Yankovic and director Jay Levey
7pm & 10pm screenings

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.

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