Special Events

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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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

Aug 12th to Sep 9th

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Noir City: Chicago 2018

Noir City's 10th anniversary kicks off with an Opening Night tribute to writer-director Carl Franklin. Join us for a double bill of his neo-noir classics and an in-person discussion between films with... READ MORE

Aug 17th to Aug 23rd

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COMING-OF-AGE ON WHEELS - An Interview with SKATE KITCHEN director/co-writer Crystal Moselle

By Steven ProkopyTo begin her first non-documentary feature film (after 2015’s Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning doc THE WOLFPACK), director Crystal Moselle did was she has done in the past—she met he... READ MORE

Aug 28th

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[REDACTED] in the Music Box Lounge

10 Things I Hate About REDACTEDTuesday, August 28th at 8pmMeet [REDACTED]. They'll make you laugh. They'll make you cry. They'll pay that teen heartthrob to take your sister to prom. [Save the La... READ MORE

Aug 28th

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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

Sep 3rd

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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. Co-presented by The Chicago Film... READ MORE

Sep 8th

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The Music Box 70mm Film Festival 2018

The 70MM Film Festival returns to the Music Box for another epic year of celluloid. This year’s festival includes a brand new 70MM print of LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, festival favorites like WEST SIDE STORY... READ MORE

Sep 14th to Sep 27th

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[REDACTED] in the Music Box Lounge

10 Things I Hate About REDACTEDTuesday, August 28th at 8pmMeet [REDACTED]. They'll make you laugh. They'll make you cry. They'll pay that teen heartthrob to take your sister to prom. [Save the La... READ MORE

Sep 24th

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Universal Horror: A Matinee Series

Join us for a reminder that things do indeed go bump in the night with a selection of classic films from Universal Studio’s golden age of Horror in the 1930’s. The Music Box Theatre and DePaul Univers... READ MORE

Sep 29th to Oct 28th

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Hex-A-Long Hocus Pocus

***25th Anniversary!***This Halloween, the Sanderson Sisters are casting their spell over the Music Box! Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker star as three 17th-century Salem witches wh... READ MORE

Oct 7th

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The Very Best of HUMP! 2008-2017

CLICK HERE to purchase ticketsWhat's HUMP!? It's the best little porn festival in the world! For this special show, HUMP! creator Dan Savage (Savage Lovecast, It Gets Better Project) has selected some... READ MORE

Oct 10th to Oct 12th

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Music Box of Horrors 2018

24 Hour Horror Movie MarathonSaturday, October 13th at Noon (doors open at 11am)Welcome back maniacs! This year's MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS promises to obliterate your sanity as we journey to the land of A... READ MORE

Oct 13th to Oct 14th

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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. Co-presented by The Chicago Film... READ MORE

Oct 14th

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The Faces of Frankenstein

Depictions of Frankenstein’s Creature from Mary Shelley to Benedict CumberbatchA conversation coordinated by Remy Bumppo Theatre CompanyShelley’s iconic creation has become one of the most recognizabl... READ MORE

Oct 15th

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[REDACTED] in the Music Box Lounge

10 Things I Hate About REDACTEDTuesday, August 28th at 8pmMeet [REDACTED]. They'll make you laugh. They'll make you cry. They'll pay that teen heartthrob to take your sister to prom. [Save the La... READ MORE

Oct 22nd

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[REDACTED] in the Music Box Lounge

10 Things I Hate About REDACTEDTuesday, August 28th at 8pmMeet [REDACTED]. They'll make you laugh. They'll make you cry. They'll pay that teen heartthrob to take your sister to prom. [Save the La... READ MORE

Nov 19th

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