Special Events

Music Box Theatre Movies at the Park

Bring your blankets and lean back to enjoy The Park at Wrigley’s free summer movies series presented by Chicago’s premier venue for independent and classic films, Music Box Theatre. Kicking off i... READ MORE

Jun 14th to Aug 23rd

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Blue Whiskey Film Festival

PRICING:$15.00 General Admission | $100.00 VIP Festival Pass | PURCHASE FESTIVAL PASS Watch the Blue Glass Awards Live on YouTube on August 11thThe 8th annual Blue Whiskey Independent F... READ MORE

Aug 3rd to Aug 10th

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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

Aug 13th

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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 15th

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Noir City: Chicago 2017

***Music Box Members Tickets on sale 7/27 at Noon | General Admission Tickets on sale 7/31 at Noon***Festival Passes are $85 General Admission / $70 MBT Members Tickets are $12 General Admission,... READ MORE

Aug 25th to Aug 31st

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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 4th

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Walker, with director Alex Cox Q&A

Director Alex Cox In Person for a post film Q&A | Presented in partnership with DePaul University's School of Cinematic ArtsWhat do Sid Vicious, Emilio Estevez, and Johnny Depp have in common? Ale... READ MORE

Sep 8th

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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

Sep 9th

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2017 Chicago 48 Hour Film Project

Pricing: General Admission - $14 | Music Box Members - $11 The 48 Hour Film Project is a contest in which teams of filmmakers are assigned a genre, a character, a prop, and a line of dialogu... READ MORE

Sep 10th to Sep 14th

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Design Double Feature: Graphic Means & Pressing On

One Night Only!Two significant design documentaries were just released and Society of Typographic Arts, Chicago is screening them on the same evening, as a double feature, making this event a must-see... READ MORE

Sep 19th

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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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Music Box of Horrors 2017

***Tickets Available Thursday, 7/27 for Music Box Members and Monday, 7/31 for General Admission***24 Hours of Movie Madness! Pricing:Through 9/5: $25 GA / $20 Music Box Members9/6-10/6: $30 GA /... READ MORE

Oct 7th to 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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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 17th

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Cinepocalypse

Since 2014, Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival, the mid-wests largest cinematic horror gathering, has terrorized audiences with an annual slate of premiere films, guests, and bloodcurdling entertai... READ MORE

Nov 2nd to Nov 9th

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