Special Events

Music Box Matinees - Staff Picks!

The Music Box Matinee programming has been turned over to our excellent house staff! Come see classic films selected by the folks who sell the tickets, make the popcorn, mix the drinks, project the mo... READ MORE

Feb 11th to May 27th

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BUCKING REALITY - An Interview with THE RIDER writer/director Chloé Zhao

by Steve ProkopyNot long after releasing her first feature, 2015’s SONGS MY BROTHERS TAUGHT ME, Chinese-born writer-director and NYU Graduate Film Program alumni Chloé Zhao went back to the film’s loc... READ MORE

Apr 27th

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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

Apr 30th

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Valley Of The Dolls - Film Screening & Book-Signing

Film Screening and Book Signing with co-author of Patty Duke's MemoirVALLEY OF THE DOLLS, the 1967 camp classic returns to the Music Box for the first time since 2010 when Oscar winner Patty... READ MORE

May 2nd

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Chicago Critics Film Festival

FESTIVAL PASSES - $150TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE BELOWTHE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVAL returns to the Music Box for its Sixth Year! The event, runner-up for Best Film Festival in... READ MORE

May 4th to May 10th

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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

May 5th

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Mother's Day with Mommie Dearest!

No Wire Hangers…EVER!!! MOMMIE DEAREST, the beloved 1981 camp classic returns to The Music Box Theatre with a special Mother’s Day screening! The festivities, hosted by Dick O’Day,... READ MORE

May 13th

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Music Box Theatre Movies at Gallagher Way

Gather your friends and family and come enjoy Gallagher Way's free summer movie series brought to you by Chicago's premier venue for independent and classic films, the Music Box Theatre. Kic... READ MORE

May 16th to Sep 19th

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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

May 28th

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ROBOCOPMay 29th in the Music Box LoungeMeet [REDACTED]. They'll make you laugh. They'll make you cry. They'd buy that for a dollar.Detroit is trouble! Overrun by [DAD FROM THAT 70 SHOW] gang and... READ MORE

May 29th

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Stanley Kubrick: The Filmworker Series

***All screenings in 35mm***The new documentary FILMWORKER follows the last quarter-century of director Stanley Kubrick’s peerless film career through the eyes of his right-hand man, Leon Vi... READ MORE

Jun 1st to Jun 7th

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Juggernaut Film Festival

11 AM - 5:30 PM Each Day| Over 40+ Films WorldwideIndividual Tickets $20 At The DoorThe 6th Annual Juggernaut Film Festival is a two-day event to celebrate Science Fiction and Fantasy films and filmma... READ MORE

Jun 2nd to Jun 3rd

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Michael Curtiz: A Retrospective

COMING IN JUNE - Dates and films to be announcedAlthough he is best known for the immortal CASABLANCA, Michael Curtiz directed over 150 films in a career that spanned half a century. He operated at pe... READ MORE

Jun 8th

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ROBOCOPMay 29th in the Music Box LoungeMeet [REDACTED]. They'll make you laugh. They'll make you cry. They'd buy that for a dollar.Detroit is trouble! Overrun by [DAD FROM THAT 70 SHOW] gang and... READ MORE

Jun 19th

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Cinepocalypse 2018

Cinepocalypse returns to the Music Box Theatre June 21-28, 2018. Click on the link below for early bird pricing on passes to the Midwest's largest gathering of genre films and fans. Festival films, gu... READ MORE

Jun 21st to Jun 28th

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