Manic Movie Mondays

Mon, Feb 17th, 2020
Mon, Mar 2nd, 2020

Each month, Manic Movie Mondays provides a unique and immersive experience featuring your favorite cult classic films, curated photo moments, costumes, lewks, and pop-up performances from some of Chicago's best.

Join us on Monday, February 17th for Baz Luhrmann’s ROMEO + JULIET!

Starting at 7pm in the Music Box Lounge & Garden, come sip some cocktails and enjoy this month's photo experience with the cast: Juliet (Alex Jenny), Romeo (Carlos Waterman), Tybalt (Kat Sass) & Mercurtio (Lucy Stoole). 
 
The screening will immediately follow at 8pm -- and all seats are first come first served, so arrive early to secure yours. Comedic banter is appreciated, and please feel free to quote the movie along with our cast of characters.
 
As ALWAYS, LEWKs are welcomed & encouraged! It's a queer-curated event, after all.
 
There will be a costume contest for best character lewk — 1st place will receive a pair of tickets to our Manic Movie Monday March screening “Little Shop of Horrors” the musical film.
 
ROMEO + JULIET is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Baz Luhrmann, written by Craig Pearce, and starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, and John Leguizamo.  Harold Perrineau, Pete Postlethwaite, Paul Sorvino, Brian Dennehy, and Paul Rudd appear in supporting roles. It is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's play Romeo & Juliet.

Join us on Monday, March 2 for LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (musical)
Starting at 6pm in the Music Box Lounge & Garden, come sip some cocktails and enjoy this month's photo experience with the cast: Seymour (Darren), Audrey (Kat Sass), Dentist (Connor Konz) & Audrey 2 (Lucy Stoole). 
 
Doors to the theatre will open at 6:30pm with live performances at 6:45pm with the screening following at 7pm. All seats are first come first served, so arrive early to secure yours. Comedic banter is appreciated, and please feel free to quote the movie along with our cast of characters.
 
As ALWAYS, LEWKs are welcomed & encouraged! It's a queer-curated event, after all.

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Pricing:

General Admission - $15 / $12 MBT Members

Movies & Showtimes for
Manic Movie Mondays

Romeo + Juliet

A FILM BY: Baz Luhrmann
WRITTEN BY: William Shakespeare (play), Craig Pearce (screenplay)
STARRING: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo

Baz Luhrmann helped adapt this classic Shakespearean romantic tragedy for the screen, updating the setting to a post-modern city named Verona Beach. In this version, the Capulets and the Montagues are two rival gangs. Juliet (Claire Danes) is attending a costume ball thrown by her parents. Her father Fulgencio Capulet (Paul Sorvino) has arranged her marriage to the boorish Paris (Paul Rudd) as part of a strategic investment plan. Romeo attends the masked ball and he and Juliet fall in love.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1996
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 120 mins
Format: DCP

Music Box Theatre

3733 N Southport Ave Chicago, IL 60613 773 871 6604