Upcoming Special Events

Special screening of <cite>Harmontown</cite> with live Q&A to follow!

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Sat 1 Nov, 2:30pm

Special screening of Harmontown with live Q&A to follow!

directed by Neil Berkeley (2014)

After such great demand for the 7:30pm screening of Harmontown with a live Q&A with Dan Harmon, a second screening has been added that will also include a Q&A.

“Perverse, uncensored, deeply nerdy, and spit-take hilarious...” —Logan Hill, Rolling Stone

<cite>Harmontown</cite> Podcast and Film Screening!

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Sat 1 Nov, 7:30pm

Harmontown Podcast and Film Screening!

directed by Neil Berkeley (2014)

Community creator Dan Harmon joins us for a special opening weekend presentation of the new documentary, followed by a live recording of his hit Harmontown podcast!

“Perverse, uncensored, deeply nerdy, and spit-take hilarious...” —Logan Hill, Rolling Stone

Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween 2014

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Fri 24 Oct – Sat 1 Nov

Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween 2014

Happy Halloween 2014! Join us as we do the Time Warp again! The film is screened with a cast of actors provided by Midnight Madness who ensure that what’s happening in the audience is just as entertaining as what is on screen.

The New York Film Critics Series

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Thu 2 Oct – Wed 31 Dec

The New York Film Critics Series

The Music Box Theatre has partnered with The New York Film Critics Series® (NYFCS®) to present national, in-theater screenings. The events are moderated by Peter Travers, film critic for Rolling Stone magazine, and ABC’s Popcorn along with additional coverage by Alison Bailes of More magazine, WOR Radio, and The Charlie Rose Show.

The series presents interactive, in-theater, pre-release movies and big screen HD simulcasts with the stars and filmmakers.

Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema
Thu 30 Oct – Fri 7 Nov

Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema

The CFIC, the largest showcase of internationally award-winning Israeli features, docs, shorts and series in the Midwest, makes its debut at the Music Box consecutive Thursdays, October 30th and November 6th.

For more information please visit www.israelifilmchi.org

<cite>Watchers of the Sky</cite> with Executive Producer Q&A!

Fri 7 Nov, 7:00pm

Watchers of the Sky with Executive Producer Q&A!

directed by Edet Belzberg (2014)

Executive Producer Elizabeth Bohart visits the Music Box for special opening weekend screenings of her new film Watchers of the Sky!

“An impressive and artful cinematic thesis of palpable substance.” —Variety

Second Saturday Silent Cinema

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Sat 7 Jun – Wed 31 Dec

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!

Field Trips: Cinema Science with the Field Museum!

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Wed 10 Sep – Thu 1 Jan

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!

The Invisible Front, with filmmakers Q&A!

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Fri 14 Nov, 7:30pm

The Invisible Front, with filmmakers Q&A!

directed by Jonas Ohman, Vincas Sruoginis (2014)

Directors Jonas Ohman & Vincas Sruoginis and producer Mark Johnston join us for special opening weekend screenings!

Friday, 11/14 & Saturday 11/15 at 7:30pm

<cite>The Invisible Front</cite> with filmmakers Q&A!

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Sat 15 Nov, 7:30pm

The Invisible Front with filmmakers Q&A!

directed by Jonas Ohman, Vincas Sruoginis (2014)

Directors Jonas Ohman & Vincas Sruoginis and producer Mark Johnston join us for special opening weekend screenings!

Friday, November 14 and Saturday, November 15 at 7:30pm.

<cite>Seven Minutes in Purgatory</cite> live at The Music Box

Tue 18 Nov, 7:00pm

Seven Minutes in Purgatory live at The Music Box

Seven Minutes in Purgatory, a standup comedy show hailed as an “outrageous experiment’ by the Chicago Tribune, returns with a special one-night-only event!

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

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Wed 19 Nov, 7:30pm

Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets

directed by Florian Habicht in English (2014)

One night only!

Sound of Music Sing-A-Long! 2014

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Fri 28 Nov – Sun 7 Dec

Sound of Music Sing-A-Long! 2014

This Thanksgiving, give thanks for some of your “favorite things!”

NT Live 2014

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Tue 30 Sep – Wed 31 Dec

NT Live 2014

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

2014 Annual Music Box Christmas Show
Fri 12  – Thu 25 Dec

2014 Annual Music Box Christmas Show

One of the most popular and beloved Christmas traditions in Chicago is celebrating its 31st anniversary this year. Come celebrate the holidays with the Music Box!

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