Upcoming Special Events

The 2015 Chicago French Film Festival

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Fri 31 Jul – Thu 6 Aug

The 2015 Chicago French Film Festival

Vive le cinema!

The 5th annual Chicago French Film Festival is coming July 31st – August 6th, 2015, celebrating the best in recent French cinema.

Second Saturday Silent Cinema

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Sat 8 Aug – Sat 12 Sep

Second Saturday Silent Cinema

A tribute to silent film that only the Music Box can offer! Named by Chicago Magazine as the Best New Film Series of 2011. Now presented on the second Saturday of every month at noon!

<cite>Found Footage Festival’s Salute To Weirdos</cite>

Fri 14 Aug, 9:30pm

Found Footage Festival’s Salute To Weirdos

starring Joe Pickett, Nick Prueher (2015)

Presented by The Brooklyn Brewery Mash

The Found Footage Festival, the acclaimed touring showcase of odd and hilarious found videos, returns to Music Box Theatre with a brand-new show celebrating the unsung hero of the VHS era: the weirdo.

NT Live 2015

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Wed 26 Aug – Wed 31 Dec

NT Live 2015

Not everyone is able to fly all over the world to enjoy great theatre. The Music Box has partnered with the National Theatre of London to bring some of the best in British theatre to Chicago.

<cite>The Merchant of Venice, presented by The Royal Shakespeare Company</cite>

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Wed 2 Sep, 7:00pm

The Merchant of Venice, presented by The Royal Shakespeare Company

directed by Polly Findlay in English starring Makram J. Khoury, Patsy Ferran (2015)

The acclaimed new stage production! Filmed in London.

“Crisp, fresh thinking in every scene of this excellent production. . . This is the RSC at the very top of its game” —Evening Standard

Field Trips: Cinema Science with the Field Museum!

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Sun 20 Sep

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 science behind the silver screen!

Slate Culturefest Live!

Tue 22 Sep, 7:30pm

Slate Culturefest Live!

Slate is bringing the Culture Gabfest, its wildly popular weekly podcast, to Chicago for the first time.

Welcome To Night Vale Live Tour

Fri 23 Oct, 7:30pm

Welcome To Night Vale Live Tour

The Music Box hosts Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor, co-creators of the hit podcast Welcome To Night Vale, in discussion of their debut novel. Featuring a Q&A and book signing.

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