Theatre Rentals / Private Screenings

***At this time, the Music Box Theatre is fully booked through the end of 2017. We will not be able to accomodate rental requests prior to January 1st, 2018.***

The Music Box Theatre hosts over 200 special events every year, including movie screenings, film premieres, corporate events, fundraisers, birthday parties, and weddings. Our auditoriums, with capacities of 700 and 70, have state-of-the-art technical capabilities, while maintaining a classic cinema atmosphere that harkens back to early days of motion pictures. Our Lounge & Garden provides a comfortable and sophisticated space for parties & gatherings, including pre- and post-screening receptions.

 

Technical Capabilities


THEATRE 1

CAPACITY

  • 700 seats

FILM

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

VIDEO

  • 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

THEATRE 2

CAPACITY

  • 70 seats

FILM

  • 35mm (optical sound) 

VIDEO

  • 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, including popcorn and a variety of candy, and beverages including soda, water, beer, wine, and other alcohol. Licensed caterers may be brought in for additional food and beverage needs.

 

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