Hey Horror Fans,
Fall is upon us, which means it’s nearly time for the Music Box of Horrors! Beginning at Noon on October 19th, we’re hosting a 24 hour frightfest is not for the faint of heart. We’ve got special guests (William Lustig from Maniac! David Schmoeller from Puppetmaster), special presentations, amazing merchandise, and an eclectic mix of horror films from across the ages. Recent additions to the ever-growing schedule include a new print of Mario Bava’s Twitch of the Death Nerve, one of the original Video Nasties (and the inspiration for FRIDAY THE 13TH!), and the overlooked supernatural possession film The Manitou!
Tickets are $30 if purchase until Sept 15th (Only 350 available at this price). From Sept 16 on, tickets are $35, and day-of tickets are $40. Don’t delay, buy your tickets today!
On October 25th, we open brand new restorations of two classic horror films. Horrifying and darkly comic, Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby stars Mia Farrow as a mother-to-be who suspects other-worldly forces may be endangering her unborn baby. Screening in a new digital restoration, made for its 45th Anniversary.
The Wicker Man has been seen for decades in mutilated versions, but now we’re proud to present The Wicker Man – The Final Cut, a new restoration in time for the cult classic’s 40th anniversary! A devout Christian and dedicated cop visits a small island town in search of a missing girl. His investigation takes him deeper into the town and its customs, until he may be in over his head.
October wraps up with a Chicago tradition, Halloween screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. This cult musical is a wild ride like no other, with Midnight Madness presenting a live shadowcast during the screening. So come do the Time Warp again at the Music Box, Chicago’s home of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Halloween shows sell out, so buy your tickets now.
Finally, take a look at our Midnight Movie schedule, which includes the original summer camp slasher Friday the 13th, David Lynch’s trippy Eraserhead, and much more!