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Special Events at the Music Box
Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Hey Music Boxers,

We have a bunch of special events coming up that we’re excited about, and we wanted to let you know about them! There’s quite a variety, so take a look and see if anything interests you.

This Saturday at midnight, it’s Sing-A-Long Xanadu. Belt out the music of Electric Light Orchestra with Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly. Sing-Along Xanadu promises a tacky, hilarious extravaganza filled with roller skating, neon, spandex, and lots and lots of glitter. Hosted by Dick O’Day and the Camp Midnight Players! Tickets on sale now.

On Saturday, November 10th at midnight, it’s the madcap comedy Clue. Tim Curry’s other cult classic returns to the Music Box for the first time in five years with a live shadowcast, courtesy of Midnight Madness (the same people who bring you the excellent Rocky Horror Picture Show shadowcast). Tickets on sale now.

More midnight fun happens on November 16th and 17th with R. Kelly’s Trapped in the Closet Sing-A-Long. Subtitles on screen to make it easy to sing-along (or just keep up with the story if you’ve never seen this majesty before), and props like rubbers, spatulas and more to help make the magic moments on screen come alive in the theater. Tickets on sale now.

Then, November 23rd-25th, the weekend after Thanksgiving, it’s time for Sing-A-Long Sound of Music. This Music Box tradition is presented complete with prop bags, a pre-show costume contest, and of course, the beloved film starring Julie Andrews. Tickets on sale now.

And finally, tickets are on sale for the 29th Annual Music Box Christmas Show, featuring screenings of It’s A Wonderful Life and White Christmas, as well as carolers, We have more shows than ever before, so join us and the thousands of others who have made us part of their holiday celebration.

See you at the movies!

Wednesday, October 31st – Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

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Sing-A-Long Xanadu!

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Sing along while your dreams come true!

For one magical night only, Xanadu will be experienced the only way a classic musical roller disco film should be presented – in a theater filled with leg-warmers, drag queens and screaming Xanadu fans of all shapes and sizes belting out the film’s well known songs!

Sing-Along Xanadu promises a tacky, hilarious extravaganza filled with roller skating, neon, spandex, and lots and lots of glitter. Hosted by Dick O’Day and the Camp Midnight Players!


A film by Robert Greenwald starring Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly and Michael Beck


This romantic musical fantasy film is the story of Sonny Malone and the search for his muse. After running into a roller-skating woman named Kira (Olivia Newton-John), Sonny becomes obsessed with finding her again. He is lead to an abandoned auditorium, where he finds Kira again. Literally a Greek muse, she unites him with Danny McGuire (Gene Kelly), a man who was similarly inspired by Kira 40 years ago. They team up to build the world’s greatest roller disco rink.


Sat, Nov 3 midnight


A film by Jonathan Lynn starring Christopher Lloyd, Madeline Kahn, Tim Curry


Based on the popular board game, this comedy begins at a dinner party hosted by Mr. Boddy where he admits to blackmailing his visitors. These guests, who have been given aliases, are Mrs. Peacock, Miss Scarlet , Mr. Green, professor Plum,, Mrs. White and Col. Mustard . When Boddy turns up murdered, all are suspects, and together they try to figure out who is the killer.


Sat, Nov 10 midnight
Sat, Nov 16 midnight

Trapped in the Closet

A film by R. Kelly and Jim Swaffield starring R. Kelly, Cat Wilson, and Rolando Boyce


“So I pulled out my beretta…”

In R. Kelly’s classic hip hopera, Kels takes on the role of Sylvester, who has a simple one-night stand with a preacher’s wife and then ends up in a web of preposterous lies and a series of outlandish plot twists ranging from used rubbers on his bed to an asthmatic midget male stripper who likes to hang out with a white chick named Bridget. Throughout all of these misadventures, the drama is played as fiercely straight as R. Kelly, and the tale is told through rhyme after rhyme after rhyme. And y’all get to singalong to line after line after line.


Fri, Nov 16 midnight

The Sound of Music

A film by Robert Wise starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer


This classic film, one of the most beloved of all time, is back at the Music Box for the whole family to sing along to. Maria (Julie Andrews) joins the von Trapp family as a governess in Austria, right before the Nazi occupation. She teaches the von Trapp children music, while also falling in love with the Captain von Trapp.

A story about love, music, joy, and fighting for what is right, The Sound of Music is a film for all ages.


Fri, Nov 23 3:00pm
Sat, Mar 30 2:00pm
Fri, Nov 29 4:00pm

White Christmas

A film by Michael Curtiz starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney


The touching story of two war veterans turned entertainers (Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye) who help save a winter resort, and meet a couple of lovely ladies (Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen) in the process. Featuring 15 musical numbers by Irving Berlin.


It’s a Wonderful Life

A film by Frank Capra starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore


Experience this warm-hearted holiday film on the big screen with an audience of Christmas revelers. Lend your heart to George Bailey and root for Clarence AS2 (Angel, Second Class).


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