Special Events

I Wouldn't Stop Loving You: the Films of Bogie & Bacall

***Watch the series trailer by Zena Grey here!***Starting in April, Music Box Classic Matinees showcase the powerhouse tetralogy of films starring one of Hollywood’s most legendary couples: Humphrey B... READ MORE

Apr 14th to May 5th

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CineYouth Festival

Created in 2005, Cinema/Chicago’s CineYouth Film Festival is designed to encourage youth filmmakers in their creative endeavors. CineYouth provides opportunities for young filmmakers to articulate the... READ MORE

Apr 26th to Apr 28th

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Visions of "The Good War" - Time, Space, & Memory in WWII

***Watch the series trailer by Eric Marsh here!***Join DePaul University's School of Cinematic Arts and The Music Box Theatre for a series of films that seek to challenge, interrogate, and redefine ou... READ MORE

Apr 30th to May 28th

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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

May 4th

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Music Box Drink-a-Long

Do you like movies? Do you like drinking? Do you like rules? Then come to the Monthly Music Box Drink-A-Long!On the first Wednesday of every month at 8pm, hosts Brooke and Cody create a list of drinki... READ MORE

May 8th

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The Indestructible Bette Davis

Ancient Hollywoodian 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 o... READ MORE

May 11th to Sep 1st

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Mother's Day with Mamma Mia!

This Mother’s Day celebrate with Meryl Streep and ABBA at the Music Box! Hosted by Dick O’Day, our interactive screening kicks off with a live pre-show 1970s fashion contest. Dress up in your best ‘70... READ MORE

May 12th

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Music Box Bingo

Upcoming EventsTuesday May 14th - Garden Party Bingo! (7pm-10pm)Tuesday June 11th - Toni (Collette) Awards Bingo! (7pm-10pm)On the 2nd Tuesday of the month, join us in the Music Box Lounge 7-10 PM for... READ MORE

May 14th

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Chicago Critics Film Festival

FESTIVAL PASSES - $150THE CHICAGO CRITICS FILM FESTIVAL returns to the Music Box for its Sixth Year! The event, runner-up for Best Film Festival in the Chicago Reader’s 2017 “Best of Chicago” pol... READ MORE

May 17th to May 23rd

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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

May 27th

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[REDACTED] in the Music Box Lounge

UP NEXT: BATMAN FOREVERTuesday, April 23rd at 8pm*In the Music Box Lounge*Meet [REDACTED]. They'll make you laugh. They'll make you cry. They'll compare you to a kiss from a rose by the grey.... READ MORE

May 29th

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Frozen Fire: The Complete Works of Buster Keaton - Part 1

The Music Box invites you to join us for Part 1 of a complete retrospective celebrating the utter brilliance of surely one of the world's greatest comedians, filmmakers and artists, Buster Keaton... READ MORE

May 31st to Jun 6th

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Music Box Bingo

Upcoming EventsTuesday May 14th - Garden Party Bingo! (7pm-10pm)Tuesday June 11th - Toni (Collette) Awards Bingo! (7pm-10pm)On the 2nd Tuesday of the month, join us in the Music Box Lounge 7-10 PM for... READ MORE

Jun 11th

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Cinepocalypse 2019

The Music Box Theatre is proud to announce THE LOST BOYS director Joel Schumacher as President of the 2019 Cinepocalypse Feature Film Jury, and that the festival will host special screenings of the di... READ MORE

Jun 13th to Jun 20th

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