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New Year’s Eve! Epic Films! Umbrellas of Cherbourg!
 
Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Happy Thursday, Music Boxers

Close out 2013 with a party like no other, as the Music Box presents New Year’s Eve with Moulin Rouge!. Dress to the nines and enjoy the last few hours of 2013 with MOULIN ROUGE, live burlesque entertainment, audience interaction, party favors, cash bar, and then ring in 2014 in style with a champagne toast, dessert, and more entertainment! Check out the full schedule and purchase advance tickets now.

Our tribute to Epic Films continues all this week, with classic films like Seven Samurai (35mm print!), The Good, The Bad & The Ugly, and a Godfather Parts I & II double feature! Check out our full schedule, and see these films as they were meant to be seen: On the big screen!

Starting on Friday, we’re screening a new restoration of the musical love story The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. Beautiful Genevieve (Catherine Deneuve) and charming gas station attendant Guy fall in love, but their romance is cut short when Guy is drafted into the army. French director Jacques Demy’s film is an explosion of color and emotion, in which every word of dialogue is sung to melodies of beloved composer Michel Legrand.

Abel Ferrara’s 1981 revenge thriller Ms. 45 follows a seamstress who ignites her one-woman homicidal rampage against New York City’s entire male population. Remastered from the original camera negative, this unrelenting masterpiece will be screened in its original, uncut depravity! Screening Friday & Saturday at midnight.

We also have an encore screening of the National Theatre Live 2010 production of The Habit of Art as part of the National Theatre’s 50th anniversary celebrations (Purchase advance tickets now), matinee screenings of the absurd rock opera 200 Motels, starring Ringo Starr, and midnight screenings of the surrealist head-scratcher Wrong Cops.

See you at the movies

Thursday, December 26th – Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

 
 

New Year’s Eve with Moulin Rouge

Admission is $50/person or $95/couple in advance at the Music Box Theatre box office or online; $55/person or $105/couple at the door.

Ring in the New Year with the Music Box Theatre! Dress to the nines and enjoy the last few hours of 2013 with Moulin Rouge, passed appetizers, live entertainment, audience interaction, party favors, cash bar, and then ring in 2014 in style with a champagne toast, dessert, and more entertainment!

SPECTACULAR SPECTACULAR NEW YEAR’S EVE
WITH MOULIN ROUGE
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, PARTY FAVORS AND CASH BAR
Party like its 1899!

Ring in the New Year with the Music Box Theatre! Dress to the nines and enjoy the last few hours of 2013 with MOULIN ROUGE, live burlesque entertainment, audience interaction, party favors, cash bar, and then ring in 2014 in style with a champagne toast, dessert, and more entertainment!

Included in your ticket is a champagne or NA beverage for the midnight toast, passed appetizers before the film, a variety show, an audience interactive guide to the film, the screening of MOULIN ROUGE, post show DJ and entertainment, post film dessert and late night snacks, all the party favors you could need, and a special commemorative gift from the Music Box Theatre (It’s an awesome pint glass to take home!)

It’s a great way to enjoy the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014!

Preshow appetizers by Deleece:
• Belgian Endive with Indiana Chevre drizzled with bourbon-honey and candied pecans
• Grilled Flank Steak Bruschetta: chimichurri pesto and horseradish crema
• Lox Canape: Nova lox with dilled buttermilk-cream cheese, red onions and capers
• Chicken Liver Mousse with cranberry-onion chutney, White Bean and Artichoke Bruschetta with truffle oil and Parmesan
• Sweet potato & Ricotta Crostini with fresh sage and hazelnuts

Late Night Dessert and Snacks:
• Deleece Vegetarian Slider
• Pulled Pork Slider
• Merquez Sausage Slider
• Pastry Chef’s Selection of Mini Cakes and Pastries

New Year’s Eve: Moulin Rouge
Moulin Rouge (Baz Luhrmann, 2001, 127m)
Tuesday, December 31, 8 p.m. *8:00 PM * Doors open, passed appetizers by Deleece Restaurant, cash bar, DJ Entertainment: Mr. Automatic (Rouge Chicago, Dead 2 Me Records)
9:00 PM Introduction by Dick ODay and Burlesque and Variety Show featuring: * Helena Handbasket-Burlesque * Plucky Rosenthal-Comedian/Variety Act * Lady India De Minuitt-Belly Dancer * Juggler Brad French * Deja Su-Burlesque *9:30 PM * MOULIN ROUGE with an audience interaction guide!
Midnight Champagne toast (Included in ticket price)
Midnight to 1:00 am, DJ entertainment, cash bar, dessert buffet, late night snacks complimentary coffee service

Moulin Rouge!

A film by Baz Luhrmann starring Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo

 

The story of a young writer who falls in love with the terminally-ill star of the Moulin Rouge cabaret.

Join us this New Year’s Eve for a special presentation of the fantastical Moulin Rouge! Writer Christian (Ewan McGregor) recounts his time at the Moulin Rouge where he fell in love with the dancer Satine (Nicole Kidman). Featuring songs by T.Rex, Nirvana, Madonna, Queen, The Police, Elton John, and more.

 


Tue, Dec 31 9:30pm
 
 
 

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

A film by Jacques Demy starring Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo and Anne Vernon

 

Catherine Deneuve shines in Jacques Demy’s musical love story.

Beautiful umbrella-store clerk Genevieve (Catherine Deneuve) and charming gas station attendant Guy (Nino Castelnuovo) fall in love in the rainy coastal town of Cherbourg, but their romance is cut short when Guy is drafted into the army in this singular cinematic classic. French director Jacques Demy’s musical love story is an explosion of color and emotion, in which every word of dialogue is sung to melodies of beloved composer Michel Legrand.

 


Fri, Dec 27 2:30pm · 5:00pm · 7:10pm · 9:30pm
Sat, Dec 28 5:00pm · 7:10pm · 9:30pm
Sun, Dec 29 2:30pm · 5:00pm · 7:10pm · 9:30pm
Mon, Dec 30 2:30pm · 5:00pm · 7:10pm · 9:30pm
Tue, Dec 31 2:30pm · 5:00pm · 7:10pm
Wed, Jan 1 2:30pm · 5:00pm · 7:10pm · 9:30pm
Thu, Jan 2 2:30pm · 5:00pm · 7:10pm · 9:30pm
 
 
 

Ms. 45

A film by Abel Ferrara starring Zoë Lund

 

Abel Ferrara’s (Bad Lieutenant, King of New York) 1981 revenge thriller classic Ms. 45 follows a mute garment-district seamstress – played by the late model/actress/musician/screenwriter Zoë Lund – who after falling victim to multiple unspeakable assaults, ignites her one-woman homicidal rampage against New York City’s entire male population. Remastered from the original camera negative, this unrelenting masterpiece will be screened in its original, uncut depravity!

 


Fri, Dec 27 midnight
Sat, Dec 28 midnight
Fri, Jan 3 midnight
Sat, Jan 4 midnight
 
 
 

200 Motels

 

The Mothers of Invention arrive in Centerville, another stopover in an endlessly long tour where every stage is the same as the next: hotel, concert, search for groupies and arguments within the band (whose dictatorial leader is played by Ringo Starr). Absurd and witty, “200 Motels” is a mixture of musical, opera-rock and sitcom truthfully conveying the catatonic state of any rock band on the road.

 


Sat, Dec 28 11:30am
Sun, Dec 29 11:30am
 
 
 

Wrong Cops

A film by Quentin Dupieux starring Mark Burnham, Eric Wareheim, Eric Judor

 

The latest surrealist head-scratcher from acclaimed director Quentin Dupieux! In a crimefree world, a bunch of bored cops pass time by messing with drug dealers, shooting people and trying to dispose of the dead bodies. Featuring cameos by Marilyn Manson and Ray Wise!

 


Fri, Dec 27 midnight
Sat, Dec 28 midnight
 
 
 

From Stage to Screen: The Habit of Art

Purchase advance tickets online

National Theatre Live’s 2010 broadcast of Alan Bennett’s acclaimed play The Habit of Art, with Richard Griffiths, Alex Jennings, and Frances de la Tour, returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre’s 50th anniversary celebrations.

Join us for this special screening!

Habit of Art

A film by Nicholas Hytner starring Richard Griffiths, Alex Jennings

 

The play looks at the unsettling desires of two difficult men, Benjamin Britten & W H Auden, and at the ethics of biography. It reflects on growing old, on creativity and inspiration, and on persisting when all passion’s spend: ultimately, on the habit of art.

 


Sat, Dec 28 12:00pm
 

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