Upcoming Special Events
Fri 19 Sep, 7:00pm
directed by Stuart Murdoch in English starring Emily Browning, Olly Alexander, Hannah Murrah, Pierre Boulanger, Cora Bisset (2014)
Recorded live at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival on August 16th, God Help the Girl writer/director Stuart Murdoch is joined by his Belle & Sebastian bandmates to perform songs from the film, as well as the group’s own original music. This pre-taped concert event will be followed by a screening of the new film God Help the Girl.
“This debut film by Belle and Sebastian singer-songwriter Stuart Murdoch is a slender exercise in self-conscious charm.” —Variety
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.
Sat 27 Sep, 8:00pm
directed by Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin, Jr. starring Jeff Bridges, Mia Farrow, Angela Lansbury, Rene Auberjonois, Alan Arkin (1982)
- Peter S. Beagle in person!
- Book signing
- Gorgeous digital restoration
- Costumes encouraged!
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.
Thu 2 Oct, 7:30pm
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 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!
Sat 11 Oct, tba
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.
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!
Mon 13 Oct, 7:00pm
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.