Upcoming Special Events

NT Live 2014

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Tue 30 Sep – Wed 31 Dec

NT Live 2014

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

Nas: Time is Illmatic

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Thu 2 Oct, 7:30pm

Nas: Time is Illmatic

directed by One9 starring Nas, Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Q-Tip, Pharrell Williams, Jabari "Jungle" Jones (2014)

Twenty years after the release of Nas’s groundbreaking debut album ‘Illmatic,’ Nas: Time is Illmatic takes us into the heart of his creative process.

The New York Film Critics Series

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Thu 2 Oct – Wed 31 Dec

The New York Film Critics Series

The Music Box Theatre has partnered with The New York Film Critics Series® (NYFCS®) to present national, in-theater screenings. The events are moderated by Peter Travers, film critic for Rolling Stone magazine, and ABC’s Popcorn along with additional coverage by Alison Bailes of More magazine, WOR Radio, and The Charlie Rose Show.

The series presents interactive, in-theater, pre-release movies and big screen HD simulcasts with the stars and filmmakers.

Last Days In Vietnam with Director Q&A

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Fri 3 Oct, 7:10pm

Last Days In Vietnam with Director Q&A

directed by Rory Kennedy (2014)

Director Rory Kennedy joins us for a special Opening Night Q&A!

“Observant, incisive, and at times both heartrending and inspiring...” —Justin Lowe, The Hollywood Reporter

Field Trips: Cinema Science with the Field Museum!

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Wed 10 Sep – Thu 1 Jan

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!

Music Box of Horrors 2014

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Sat 11  – Sun 12 Oct

Music Box of Horrors 2014

The 2014 Music Box of Horrors celebrates 10 years of marathons at the Music Box Theatre! This year will feature the finest in digital and 35mm film projection (In fact the only marathon in town with 35mm capabilities and DIgital Cinema capabilities) food trucks, vendors, and horror films.

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There are lots more details, guests, films, and live performance aspects that will be announced soon. Grab your discounted tickets now before the price goes up!

Unabridged Bookstore presents: An Evening with Alan Cumming

Mon 13 Oct, 7:00pm

Unabridged Bookstore presents: An Evening with Alan Cumming

Join us October 13 at 7pm as Unabridged Bookstore hosts Alan Cumming in conversation with former Chicago Magazine editor-in-chief Dick Babcock at the Music Box Theatre.

Live from Stratford-upon-Avon

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Tue 20 May – Wed 31 Dec

Live from Stratford-upon-Avon

Live from Stratford-upon-Avon marks a new collaboration between the Royal Shakespeare Company and Picturehouse Cinemas., teaming up to screen productions live from Shakespeare’s home town. The first broadcast was Richard II in November 2013, which was seen by more than 60,000 people.

Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween 2014

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Fri 24 Oct – Sat 1 Nov

Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween 2014

Happy Halloween 2014! Join us as we do the Time Warp again! The film is screened with a cast of actors provided by Midnight Madness who ensure that what’s happening in the audience is just as entertaining as what is on screen.

HARMONTOWN Podcast and Film Screening!

Sat 1 Nov, 7:30pm

HARMONTOWN Podcast and Film Screening!

directed by Neil Berkeley (2014)

Community creator Dan Harmon joins us for a special opening weekend presentation of the new documentary, followed by a live recording of his hit Harmontown podcast!

“Perverse, uncensored, deeply nerdy, and spit-take hilarious” —Logan Hill, Rolling Stone

Second Saturday Silent Cinema

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Sat 7 Jun – Wed 31 Dec

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!

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Wed 19 Nov, 7:30pm

PULP: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets

directed by Florian Habicht in English (2014)

One night only!

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