Special Events

The Indestructible Bette Davis

Ancient Hollywood legend has it that lightning struck an ill-fated tree in front of the Davis house the moment Bette arrived upon this earth, and no novelist or poet could hope for a more fitting open... READ MORE

May 11th to Sep 8th

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Music Box Theatre Movies at Gallagher Way

Gather your friends and family and come enjoy Gallagher Way's free summer movie series brought to you by Chicago's premier venue for independent and classic films, the Music Box Theatre. Kic... READ MORE

May 15th to Sep 25th

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Music Box Theatre 90th Anniversary!

Celebrating 90 years of Music Box Theatre this August!The Music Box Theatre first opened its doors to Chicago on August 22nd, 1929To commemorate our 90th Anniversary, we've put together a weeklong cel... READ MORE

Aug 22nd to Aug 29th

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MUSIC BOX NEWS

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Silent Cinema at the Music Box

Classic silent films the way they were meant to be seen!  Featuring a live musical score on the famous Music Box organ by Dennis Scott, Music Box House Organist. Co-presented by The Chicago Film... READ MORE

Aug 24th

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The Chicago Film Society Presents

The Chicago Film Society comes to the Music Box for special presentations, all on glorious celluloid. The programs classic features, underseen rarities, cult films, short subjects, trailer reels and m... READ MORE

Aug 26th

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Noir City: Chicago 2019

Noir City: Chicago returns to the Music Box to celebrate "Film Noir In The 1950s"! Featuring 35MM screenings presented by Eddie Muller, host of TCM's Noir Alley, and the Film Noir Foundation's Al... READ MORE

Sep 6th to Sep 12th

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Music Box Bingo

Upcoming Events***Monday June 10th*** - Toni (Collette) Awards Bingo! (7pm-10pm)Tuesday, July 9th - Make America Gay Again (7pm-10pm)Tuesday, Aug. 13th - Music Box Theatre’s 90th Anniversary... READ MORE

Sep 10th

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The Inimitable Doris Day

On May 13, 2019, Doris Day passed away. A fixture of popular films of the 1950s and ‘60s, Day would light up the screen with her (seemingly) effortless charm and tremendous talent as an actress and si... READ MORE

Sep 15th to Sep 29th

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The Chicago Film Society Presents

The Chicago Film Society comes to the Music Box for special presentations, all on glorious celluloid. The programs classic features, underseen rarities, cult films, short subjects, trailer reels and m... READ MORE

Sep 30th

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[REDACTED] in the Music Box Lounge

UP NEXT: PRETTY IN PINKMonday, September 30th at 8pm**In the Music Box Lounge** Meet [REDACTED]. They'll make you laugh. They'll make you cry. They'll have you try a little tenderness. ... READ MORE

Sep 30th

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Music Box Bingo

Upcoming Events***Monday June 10th*** - Toni (Collette) Awards Bingo! (7pm-10pm)Tuesday, July 9th - Make America Gay Again (7pm-10pm)Tuesday, Aug. 13th - Music Box Theatre’s 90th Anniversary... READ MORE

Oct 8th

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Music Box of Horrors 2019

24 Hours of Movie Madness! | Saturday, October 19th 12pm to Sunday, October 20th 12pmOnce again, the chilling air of October signals the return of THE MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS, our annual 24-hour frightfe... READ MORE

Oct 19th to Oct 20th

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Music Box Bingo

Upcoming Events***Monday June 10th*** - Toni (Collette) Awards Bingo! (7pm-10pm)Tuesday, July 9th - Make America Gay Again (7pm-10pm)Tuesday, Aug. 13th - Music Box Theatre’s 90th Anniversary... READ MORE

Nov 12th

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