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<cite>Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory</cite>

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Next screening, 5:00pm

Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory

directed by Michael Rossato-Bennett starring Bobby Mcferrin, Dan Cohen, Louise Dueno, Norman Hardie

As dementia continues to affect millions of elderly Americans, Alive Inside reveals a remarkable, music-based breakthrough that has already transformed lives.

<cite>Venus in Fur</cite>

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Next screening, 5:15pm

Venus in Fur

directed by Roman Polanski starring Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric

Based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway play by David Ives, which itself was based on Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s groundbreaking novella, Venus in Fur is the latest film from master filmmaker Roman Polanski.

“‘Venus in Fur’ finds Roman Polanski transferring a New York stage hit to the screen with maximum fidelity and facility, and a minimum of fuss” —Variety

The Return of Tommy Wiseau: <cite>The Room</cite>

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Next screening, 10:30pm

The Return of Tommy Wiseau: The Room [35mm]

directed by Tommy Wiseau starring Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle and Greg Sestero

Tommy Wiseau returns to the Music Box Theatre for two days (and nights) of GOOD IDEAS! (Thanks, Lisa!)

“Must be seen to be disbelieved.” —The Chicagoist

Special Announcements

Now you can buy your tickets online!

The Music Box Theatre has developed a new ticketing solution and now tickets can be purchased for most screenings online! As always, you can visit our Showtimes page (by clicking above) and see any upcoming screenings we have scheduled. Generally, the full showtime schedule is published on Wednesdays for the following Friday through Thursday. A partial schedule may be available further in advance for special events.

Meals & Deals

Deleece Restaurant

3747 N. Southport Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 325-1710

Enjoy our mouthwatering new menu in our beautiful new surroundings. We look forward to seeing you at our new location just a few doors north of the Music Box Theatre.

Show your Music Box Theatre ticket stub for 10% off your meal!

Toons

Bring in your Music Box ticket after the show for 20% off your bill of $20 or more

Dairy Queen

A Lakeview staple!

10% off your order with a ticket stub!

Mystic Celt

3443 N. Southport Ave. (773) 529-8550

Bring in your Music Box Theatre ticket stub for a free appetizer for your table!

Cullen’s Bar and Grill

3741 N. Southport Ave (773) 975-0600

Located on Southport just north of the Music Box Theater, we’ve been a part of Wrigleyville for over 15 years. Stop in for a pint and meet our friendly staff, check out our daily specials and enjoy our great food. There’s always something fun happening at Cullen’s and we look forward to serving you soon!

After your film present your ticket stub and receive a 15% discount off of your check! (After screening only)

Candyality

3425 N. Southport Avenue (773) 472-7800

Candyality carries thousands of bulk items and sweet treats including gummies, sours, taffy, and more. Need M&Ms in 21 colors? We have that! How about your favorite flavor of Jelly Bellys? We carry over 30 flavors! Licorice? We’ve created Chicago’s first licorice bar offering a selection from many corners of the world.

10% off with this coupon and your purchase of $5 or more

Southport & Irving

4000 - 4006 North Southport Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60613 773-857-2890

Southport & Irving is a nostalgic neighborhood establishment offering fine food and drink. Celebrating regional Midwestern flavors, our menu is rooted in American classics and comfort, driven by seasonal produce and local fare. Always welcoming to large parties, Southport & Irving offers table style dining options for dinner, brunch, and private events.

Buy a Cocktail and Appetizer for 50% off (Offer per person)

More Partners

Basecamp

Primarily through word-of-mouth alone, Basecamp has become the world’s #1 project management tool.

Chicago Reader Real Deal

Since 1971, the Reader has served as Chicago’s political conscience, cultural guide, and music authority. We have thousands of reviews in our film archives; you can check them out and see what’s streaming on Hulu & Netflix with our Old Movies to Watch Now feature.

Go Lakeview

The GoLakeview Mobile App is designed to actively promote local business and community events through an easy to navigate, feature rich App. The useful tool for travelers & local residents is available for download on Apple iTunes & Android Market. The App is brought to you by the Lakeview & Lakeview East Chambers of Commerce

Debra Dobbs Realtor

(312) 307-4909

I have passion for, dedication to and expertise in Chicago and all that is real estate.

Graham School

The University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies serves as a bridge to a broad local, national, and international community of adult learners who wish to study at one of the best universities in the world.

Lagunitas Beer

Lagunitas is coming to Chicago! Well, they are already here…. but soon their new brewery, taproom, and restaurant will be open in Pilsen. Until then, grab a beer on your way into a screening at the Music Box Theatre (assuming you are 21 and responsible enough to handle yourself during a screening)

Mosaic School

Chicago Mosaic School gives artists, teachers, and enthusiasts a place to explore all facets of mosaics- from classical reproduction to contemporary abstraction.

Chicago Filmmakers

5243 N. Clark, Chicago, IL

Affordable, college-level training with accomplished industry and independent filmmakers.

Athenaeum Theatre

Athenaeum Theatre Productions is firmly committed to providing the Chicago non-profit performing arts community a welcoming shared space to incubate new projects and collaborations by providing high quality and below cost performance, rehearsal, office and reception space supported by a staff of theatre professionals.

Music Box Films

A highly acclaimed distributor of foreign and independent film in theatrical, DVD and television markets in the United States.

Founded in 2007, Music Box Films has quickly established itself as one of the leading distributors of non-English language feature films in the US in theaters, on DVD/Blu-ray and via Video-on-Demand.

Duran

Duran European Sandwiches located in River West

Caged Dames

CAGED DAMES! A new Musical from Hell in a Handbag Productions by David Cerda at Theatre Wit

CustomEyes

773.871.2020 

Custom Eyes has been serving the north side of Chicago since we opened on Southport in 2003. Our goal has always been to provide the highest level of service from the moment you walk through the door.

The Second City Training Center

1608 N Wells St, Chicago IL 60657 312-664-3959. 

Chicago is the world capital of improvisation (improv) and sketch comedy, and The Second City is in the heart of it. For fifty years The Second City has created a wealth of comedic material from a legendary group of performers. We offer a variety of classes in the performance arts for students at any level of experience.

The Mercury Theatre

The Mercury Theater Chicago, your neighborhood playhouse, is now playing the Tony Award winning AVENUE Q, a gut-bustlingly hilarious modern musical focusing on a group of unique 20-somethings making their way in the big city, seeking their purpose in life.

Tango Sur

3767 N Southport Ave 773-477-5466

A simple Argentine storefront tucked away at the north end of the hot Southport strip.

Flaco’s Tacos

Flaco’s Tacos… Fresh. Simple. Super-Tasty.

Broughton Hotels

Broughton Hotels manages 3 hotels in Chicago: City Suites Hotel, Majestic Hotel, and The Willows Hotel.

Grayslake Antique Market

Zurko Promotions is committed to providing quality markets and shows for its customers and dealers throughout the Midwest.

LM Restaurant Group

703 309 1856

Founded in 2009 by Nicole and Stephan Outrequin Quaisser, LM Restaurant Group is the unifying force behind Bistronomic, Brasserie by LM, Cafe Creme, Troquet River North and LM Catering. What started as a single concept, named after the couple’s two children, Luc and Mary, LM Restaurant Group is now synonymous with authentic French cuisine in Chicago. Each unique concept aims to provide a true French dining experience while showcasing a range of French fare in an approachable way. Additionally, all restaurants offer an array of private dining options guaranteed to make any gathering a success.

Gene Siskel Film Center

164 N. State Street 312.846.2800

For almost 40 years, the Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has presented world-class independent, international, and classic cinema.

Columbia College Chicago

Columbia College Chicago is an international leader and recognized pioneer in arts and media education.

Special Events

The Return of Tommy Wiseau: <cite>The Room</cite>

Tickets

Wed 20 Aug

The Return of Tommy Wiseau: The Room

Tommy Wiseau returns to the Music Box Theatre for two days (and nights) of GOOD IDEAS! (Thanks, Lisa!)

NOIR CITY 6: IT’S A BITTER LITTLE WORLD

Tickets

Fri 29 Aug

NOIR CITY 6: IT’S A BITTER LITTLE WORLD

The 6th edition of the Music Box’s annual film noir festival is going international, exploding the long-held belief that noir stories and style are a specifically American phenomenon.

<cite>Duran Duran: Unstaged</cite>

Wed 10 Sep

Duran Duran: Unstaged

directed by David Lynch in English

For one night only Duran Duran took the stage in Los Angeles with a historical performance that included some of the most celebrated guests in music history. And it’s directed by David Lynch… whoa.

<cite>David Bowie is</cite>

Tue 23 Sep

David Bowie is

directed by Hamish Hamilton in English

A one night only event to prime David Bowie fans for the upcoming exhibit opening at the MCA!

<cite>PULP: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets</cite>

Wed 19 Nov

PULP: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets

directed by Florian Habicht in English

One Night Only!

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The Return of TOMMY WISEAU: The Room

by Dave Jennings, Thu 15 May 2014, 12:33pm

Tommy Wiseau returns to the Music Box Theatre for two days (and nights) of GOOD IDEAS! (Thank’s Lisa!)

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<cite>Land Ho!</cite>

opens Fri 22 Aug

Land Ho!

directed by Aaron Katz, Martha Stephens in English starring Earl Lynn Nelson, Paul Eenhoorn

A pair of former brothers-in-law embark on a road trip through Iceland.

“Magical, beautiful, a perfect movie.” —Grantland

<cite>The One I Love</cite>

opens Fri 22 Aug

The One I Love

directed by Charlie McDowell starring Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss, Ted Danson

An intriguing comedy with Mark Duplass and Elizabeth Moss.

“Charlie McDowell makes an incredibly assured directorial debut with this smart crowd-pleaser, featuring spectacular performances from Mark Duplass and Elisabeth Moss.” —Variety

<cite>Monty Python Live (Mostly)</cite>

opens Sat 23 Aug

Monty Python Live (Mostly)

directed by Monty Python in English starring John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin

One down, five to go.

 

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