Don’t miss your chance to experience these one-time-only events!
This Thursday, the Sundance Film Festival takes over the Music Box. On January 31st, the Sundance Film Festival dispatches ten filmmakers from Park City to ten cities across the country to screen and discuss their direct-from-Festival films with audiences. The Music Box is thrilled to host the Chicago premiere of Touchy Feely, with writer/director Lynn Shelton and Sundance Film Festival senior programmer David Courier in attendance! Buy advance tickets now!
On February 8th & 9th, director Don Coscarelli and the Music Box celebrate his new film John Dies at the End with two nights of double features! Each night will begin with a screening of John Dies at the End, which will be followed by a Q&A with Mr. Coscarelli and one of his classic cult films. On Friday, it’s Bruce Campbell as a mummy-fighting Elvis in Bubba Ho-Tep, and on Saturday, the Tall Man returns in the horror sequel Phantasm II. Buy double feature tickets now!
See you at the movies!
Tuesday, January 29th – Monday, February 4th, 2013
“Sundance Film Festival USA celebrates the theaters and audiences that are an integral part of supporting and encouraging the work of independent filmmakers. By extending the Festival to these 10 cities, we will create a larger shared experience and dialogue around the issues of our time, as explored in these films.”
On January 31st, the Sundance Film Festival dispatches ten filmmakers from Park City to ten cities across the country to screen and discuss their direct-from-Festival films with audiences. In past years, the Music Box has welcomed Philip Seymour Hoffman for a screening of Jack Goes Boating and Julie Delpy for 2 Days In New York.
This year we are excited to screen Touchy Feely with writer/director Lynn Shelton and Sundance Film Festival senior programmer David Courier in attendance!
A film by Lynn Shelton starring Ellen Page, Allison Janney, Ron Livingston, and Rosemarie DeWitt
A massage therapist is unable to do her job when stricken with a mysterious and sudden aversion to bodily contact. Meanwhile, her uptight brother’s foundering dental practice receives new life when clients seek out his “healing touch.”
Admission for main features and midnight films is $9.25 (different prices may apply to special presentations). The first show of the day on Mondays through Thursdays is only $8.25. Admission for the 11:30am matinee films is $7.25.
The Music Box Discount Card provides 5 admissions for $33.00 (a savings of up to $13.25; good for six months; limit two admissions per visit). Cards are available at the box office.
For showtimes, call (773) 871-6604.
The Music Box is located at 3733 North Southport Avenue, Chicago 60613. Metered street parking is available on Southport Avenue. The Music Box is a short walk east from free street parking on Ashland Avenue. There is a parking lot one block north of the theatre at the Blaine School ($10).
The theater is near the Southport station on CTA's Brown Line and the 152 Addison, 9 Ashland and 80/X80 Irving Park bus routes.