Theatre Rentals / Private Screenings

**Special Discounted Rates**

The Music Box is currently accepting rental for Private Screenings in Theatre 1 (700 seats) and Theatre 2 (70 seats) on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays only.

With current restrictions, screenings in Theatre 1 can have up to 100 people in attendance and Theatre 2 screenings can have up to 16 people in attendance. All attendees must wear protective facemasks at all times, and may only be removed during the act of eating or drinking while seated in the auditorium.

**Private Rentals available 7 days a week starting March 29th! Special discounted prices for weekday afternoon/early evening timeslots. For detailed pricing info, inquire below. (Weekend slots are currently booked through May 14th).**

Technical Capabilities



  • 700 seats


  • 70 mm (magnetic/optical/DTS sound)
  • 35mm  (magnetic/optical/DTS sound, variable speed)
  • 16mm (optical sound, variable speed)


  • Blu-ray (Oppo BDP-83)
  • HDCAM (Dolby E and Lt/Rt sound)
  • Digibeta (NTSC only)
  • AJA Ki-Pro (Prores 422, 24-bit audio only)
  • 2K DCP
  • 4K DCP
  • (2) DVI projector inputs, 1 in booth, 1 on-stage
  • Video Projector: 2K NEC 2000C



  • 70 seats


  • 35mm (optical sound) 


  • Blu-ray (Oppo BDP-83)
  • HDCAM (deck from Theatre 1)
  • AJA Ki-Pro (deck from Theatre 1)
  • 2K DCP
  • 4K DCP
  • Video projector: Barco DP2K-12C


About Concessions & Catering

The Music Box Theatre Concessions Stand and Lounge can provide basic movie theatre concessions on request, including popcorn and a variety of candy, and beverages including soda, water, beer, wine, and other alcohol. 


Interested in Theatre Rentals?

Please complete and submit the form below and a Music Box Theatre representative will contact you with more information.

Music Box Theatre

3733 N Southport Ave Chicago, IL 60613 773 871 6604