Special Events

Jimmy Through the Years: A Music Box Matinee Series

Come join the Music Box Theatre as we celebrate the great Jimmy Stewart's long and storied career, featuring classics such as MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON, REAR WINDOW, and THE PHILADELPHIA STORY. All... READ MORE

Aug 19th to Oct 22nd

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Is It Still Funny?

Hosted by Mark CaroThey say tragedy plus time equals comedy, but what does comedy plus time equal? Chicago film/entertainment writer Mark Caro will put supposedly timeless comedy to the test each week... READ MORE

Sep 26th

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Field Trips: Cinema Science with the Field Museum!

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 s... READ MORE

Sep 27th

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Signature Move - Special Preview Screening

Red Carpet Arrivals: 6pm | Film Screening: 7pm | Q&A: 8:45pm | Reception: 9:30pmThe Chicago South Asian Film Festival and producers invite you to join us for a private meet-and-greet reception wit... READ MORE

Sep 28th

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Signature Move - Red Carpet Theatrical Premiere

Q&A with Fawzia Mirza, director Jennifer Reeder and other cast and crew membersYou are invited to join the cast and crew of SIGNATURE MOVE for the world theatrical premiere at the Music Box Theatr... READ MORE

Sep 29th

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Signature Move + LIVE Wrestling Event

Signature Move Matinee Screening + Live Women’s Wrestling EventFilm Screening: 2pm | Live Women’s Wrestling Show: Doors 5pm / Show 6pm– 8:30pmATTENTION WRESTLING FANS!! In connection with Gnarly Pop P... READ MORE

Sep 30th

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Signature Move - Special Saturday Screening

Film Screening + Q&A: 7pm | Dance Party at The Hideout Inn: 10pmReeling Film Festival and the producers of SIGNATURE MOVE invite you to join us for a special screening and after-partyCome see the... READ MORE

Sep 30th

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Music Box of Horrors 2017

24 Hours of Movie Madness! Pricing:9/6-10/6: $30 GA / $25 Music Box Members10/7 (Day of): $35 GA / $30 Music Box MembersJoin us for this year's incarnation of the MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS as we swift... READ MORE

Oct 7th to Oct 8th

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Is It Still Funny?

Hosted by Mark CaroThey say tragedy plus time equals comedy, but what does comedy plus time equal? Chicago film/entertainment writer Mark Caro will put supposedly timeless comedy to the test each week... READ MORE

Oct 8th

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The Chicago Film Society Presents

The Chicago Film Society comes to the Music Box for special presentations, all on glorious celluloid. The programs classic features, underseen rarities, cult films, short subjects, trailer reels and m... READ MORE

Oct 9th

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Silent Cinema at the Music Box

Classic silent films the way they were meant to be seen!  Featuring a live musical score on the famous Music Box organ by Dennis Scott, Music Box House Organist.PRICINGGeneral Admission Tickets –... READ MORE

Oct 11th

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Field Trips: Cinema Science with the Field Museum!

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 s... READ MORE

Oct 24th

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Halloween Edition!

Happy Halloween 2017! Join us as we do the Time Warp again! In this Music Box Halloween tradition, the classic cult musical is screened with a cast of actors provided by Midnight Madness who ensure th... READ MORE

Oct 27th to Oct 31st

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Cinepocalypse

The Music Box Theatre is proud to announce their first wave of programming and guests for the debut year of CINEPOCALYPSE (an evolution to the program design of Bruce Campbell's Horror Film... READ MORE

Nov 2nd to Nov 9th

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Is It Still Funny?

Hosted by Mark CaroThey say tragedy plus time equals comedy, but what does comedy plus time equal? Chicago film/entertainment writer Mark Caro will put supposedly timeless comedy to the test each week... READ MORE

Nov 22nd

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The Sound of Music Sing-a-Long

***MEMBER TICKETS ON SALE OCTOBER 2ND | GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS ON SALE OCTOBER 4TH AT NOON***A Music Box Theatre Thanksgiving Tradition! The classic film with on-screen lyrics so everyone can... READ MORE

Nov 24th to Dec 3rd

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The Chicago Film Society Presents

The Chicago Film Society comes to the Music Box for special presentations, all on glorious celluloid. The programs classic features, underseen rarities, cult films, short subjects, trailer reels and m... READ MORE

Nov 27th

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Field Trips: Cinema Science with the Field Museum!

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 s... READ MORE

Nov 28th

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