Upcoming Special Events
This Thanksgiving, give thanks for some of your “favorite things” during this beloved Chicago tradition!
Fun for the whole family! The classic film with on-screen lyrics so everyone can sing along. Includes a Costume Contest and Fun Packs!
Wed 2 Dec, 5:00pm
directed by Michael Beyer starring Liudmila Konovalova, Vladimir Shishov, Attila Bako, Martin Winter (2012)
Ballet in 2 acts (1892)
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky(1840-1893)
Tchaikovsky’s winter wonderland is brought to life in this magical production from Wiener Staatsballett, filmed at the Vienna State Opera House in Dec 2012.
Fri 4 Dec, 10:00pm
directed by Tommy Wiseau starring Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle and Greg Sestero (2003)
Greg Sestero, co-star of the modern cult film sensation The Room, returns to Music Box Theatre for a hilarious multimedia event that includes a rare behind the scenes documentary, book reading and participate in a live script reading with audience members! Greg will also participate in a Q&A and book signing.
“Must be seen to be disbelieved.” —The Chicagoist
Sat 5 Dec, 7:30pm
CIMMfest, the Chicago International Movies and Music Festival presents Sergie Eisenstein’s classic silent film ¡Que Viva Mexico! scored live by Chicago’s own Sones de Mexico.
Come celebrate the holidays with the Music Box! One of the most popular and beloved Christmas traditions in Chicago is celebrating its 32nd anniversary this year, and we have more holiday spirit than ever!
For 32 years, the Music Box has celebrated the holidays with Jimmy Stewart and Bing Crosby. However, if those guys aren’t your cup of eggnog, the Music Box’s Alternative Christmas Double Feature lets you spend the holidays with The Griswolds & every working English actor from the early 2000s.
Tue 12 Jan, 7:00pm
directed by Kenneth Branagh, Rob Ashford in English starring Judi Dench, Tom Bateman, Jessie Buckley (2015)
One Night Only!
“4 stars” —The Guardian
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!
The Big Year – Tuesday, February 23rd at 7pm