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<cite>Snowpiercer</cite>

Snowpiercer

directed by Joon-ho Bong starring Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton

South Korea’s highest grossing film! Based on the groundbreaking 1982 French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by writers Jacques Lob and Benjamin Legrand and artist Jean-Marc Rochette.

“An enormously ambitious, visually stunning and richly satisfying futuristic epic from the gifted Korean genre director Bong Joon-ho.” —Variety

<cite>Happy Christmas</cite>

Happy Christmas

directed by Joe Swanberg in English starring Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey, Mark Webber, Lena Dunham

After a breakup with her boyfriend, a young woman moves in with her older brother, his wife, and their 2-year-old son.

<cite>Child of God</cite>

Child of God

directed by James Franco starring James Franco, Scott Haze, Tim Blake Nelson

Join us for a special advance screening of Child of God, followed by a pretaped Q and A with writer/director/actor James Franco.

<cite>Chicago French Film Festival 5 Film Discount Card</cite>

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Next screening, Thu 31 Jul, 5:00pm

Chicago French Film Festival 5 Film Discount Card

One purchase. $45. 5 Films.

<cite>Chicago French Film Festival Opening Reception</cite>

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Next screening, Thu 31 Jul, 6:30pm

Chicago French Film Festival Opening Reception

The 2014 Chicago French Film Festival will open with an opening reception from 6:30pm to 7:30pm on Thursday, July 31st. All attendees to the opening night screening of Me, Myself, and Mum will receive a complimentary glass of wine provided by Tenzing Wines & Moraine Vineyards, as well as appetizersby the LM Restaurant Group (www.lmrestaurant.com). Further sponsorship is brought by and the Consulat Général de France at Chicago and the Music Box Theatre. Tickets can be purchased for the opening night screening and reception to Me, Myself, and Mum.

<cite>Me, Myself and Mum (Les Garcons et Guillaume, a table)</cite>

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Next screening, Thu 31 Jul, 7:30pm

Me, Myself and Mum (Les Garcons et Guillaume, a table)

directed by Guillaume Gallienne in French

Opening Night Presentation!

“A delightfully self-deprecating crowdpleaser adapted from Guillaume Gallienne’s well-received one-man show, Me, Myself and Mum offers a playful twist on the typical coming-out narrative, in which an effeminate young man is the last to realize what everyone around him has already decided. Gallienne, who belongs to the country’s prestigious Comedie-Francaise acting troupe, milks his awkward upbringing for big laughs, playing the roles of both his younger self and his elegant if somewhat imperious mother (in drag, of course).” —Variety

Wednesday, July 30th

4:15pm

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Snowpiercer
5:25pm

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Happy Christmas
7:00pm

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Snowpiercer
7:15pm

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Happy Christmas
9:35pm

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Snowpiercer
9:45pm

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Happy Christmas

Thursday, July 31st

5:00pm

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Chicago French Film Festival 5 Film Discount Card
5:25pm

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Happy Christmas
6:30pm

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Chicago French Film Festival Opening Reception
7:15pm

Tickets

Happy Christmas
7:30pm

Tickets

Me, Myself and Mum (Les Garcons et Guillaume, a table)
9:35pm

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Snowpiercer
9:45pm

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Happy Christmas

Special Announcements

Now you can buy your tickets online!

The Music Box Theatre has developed a new ticketing solution and now tickets can be purchased for most screenings online! As always, you can visit our Showtimes page (by clicking above) and see any upcoming screenings we have scheduled. Generally, the full showtime schedule is published on Wednesdays for the following Friday through Thursday. A partial schedule may be available further in advance for special events.

Meals & Deals

Dairy Queen

A Lakeview staple!

10% off your order with a ticket stub!

Cullen’s Bar and Grill

3741 N. Southport Ave (773) 975-0600

Located on Southport just north of the Music Box Theater, we’ve been a part of Wrigleyville for over 15 years. Stop in for a pint and meet our friendly staff, check out our daily specials and enjoy our great food. There’s always something fun happening at Cullen’s and we look forward to serving you soon!

After your film present your ticket stub and receive a 15% discount off of your check! (After screening only)

Deleece Restaurant

3747 N. Southport Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 325-1710

Enjoy our mouthwatering new menu in our beautiful new surroundings. We look forward to seeing you at our new location just a few doors north of the Music Box Theatre.

Show your Music Box Theatre ticket stub for 10% off your meal!

Mystic Celt

3443 N. Southport Ave. (773) 529-8550

Bring in your Music Box Theatre ticket stub for a free appetizer for your table!

Candyality

3425 N. Southport Avenue (773) 472-7800

Candyality carries thousands of bulk items and sweet treats including gummies, sours, taffy, and more. Need M&Ms in 21 colors? We have that! How about your favorite flavor of Jelly Bellys? We carry over 30 flavors! Licorice? We’ve created Chicago’s first licorice bar offering a selection from many corners of the world.

10% off with this coupon and your purchase of $5 or more

Southport & Irving

4000 - 4006 North Southport Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60613 773-857-2890

Southport & Irving is a nostalgic neighborhood establishment offering fine food and drink. Celebrating regional Midwestern flavors, our menu is rooted in American classics and comfort, driven by seasonal produce and local fare. Always welcoming to large parties, Southport & Irving offers table style dining options for dinner, brunch, and private events.

Buy a Cocktail and Appetizer for 50% off (Offer per person)

Toons

Bring in your Music Box ticket after the show for 20% off your bill of $20 or more

More Partners

Tango Sur

3767 N Southport Ave 773-477-5466

A simple Argentine storefront tucked away at the north end of the hot Southport strip.

Caged Dames

CAGED DAMES! A new Musical from Hell in a Handbag Productions by David Cerda at Theatre Wit

Gene Siskel Film Center

164 N. State Street 312.846.2800

For almost 40 years, the Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has presented world-class independent, international, and classic cinema.

Lagunitas Beer

Lagunitas is coming to Chicago! Well, they are already here…. but soon their new brewery, taproom, and restaurant will be open in Pilsen. Until then, grab a beer on your way into a screening at the Music Box Theatre (assuming you are 21 and responsible enough to handle yourself during a screening)

Broughton Hotels

Broughton Hotels manages 3 hotels in Chicago: City Suites Hotel, Majestic Hotel, and The Willows Hotel.

Debra Dobbs Realtor

(312) 307-4909

I have passion for, dedication to and expertise in Chicago and all that is real estate.

CustomEyes

773.871.2020 

Custom Eyes has been serving the north side of Chicago since we opened on Southport in 2003. Our goal has always been to provide the highest level of service from the moment you walk through the door.

Grayslake Antique Market

Zurko Promotions is committed to providing quality markets and shows for its customers and dealers throughout the Midwest.

Go Lakeview

The GoLakeview Mobile App is designed to actively promote local business and community events through an easy to navigate, feature rich App. The useful tool for travelers & local residents is available for download on Apple iTunes & Android Market. The App is brought to you by the Lakeview & Lakeview East Chambers of Commerce

The Second City Training Center

1608 N Wells St, Chicago IL 60657 312-664-3959. 

Chicago is the world capital of improvisation (improv) and sketch comedy, and The Second City is in the heart of it. For fifty years The Second City has created a wealth of comedic material from a legendary group of performers. We offer a variety of classes in the performance arts for students at any level of experience.

Music Box Films

A highly acclaimed distributor of foreign and independent film in theatrical, DVD and television markets in the United States.

Founded in 2007, Music Box Films has quickly established itself as one of the leading distributors of non-English language feature films in the US in theaters, on DVD/Blu-ray and via Video-on-Demand.

Duran

Duran European Sandwiches located in River West

Graham School

The University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies serves as a bridge to a broad local, national, and international community of adult learners who wish to study at one of the best universities in the world.

The Mercury Theatre

The Mercury Theater Chicago, your neighborhood playhouse, is now playing the Tony Award winning AVENUE Q, a gut-bustlingly hilarious modern musical focusing on a group of unique 20-somethings making their way in the big city, seeking their purpose in life.

Chicago Reader Real Deal

Since 1971, the Reader has served as Chicago’s political conscience, cultural guide, and music authority. We have thousands of reviews in our film archives; you can check them out and see what’s streaming on Hulu & Netflix with our Old Movies to Watch Now feature.

Athenaeum Theatre

Athenaeum Theatre Productions is firmly committed to providing the Chicago non-profit performing arts community a welcoming shared space to incubate new projects and collaborations by providing high quality and below cost performance, rehearsal, office and reception space supported by a staff of theatre professionals.

Flaco’s Tacos

Flaco’s Tacos… Fresh. Simple. Super-Tasty.

Chicago Filmmakers

5243 N. Clark, Chicago, IL

Affordable, college-level training with accomplished industry and independent filmmakers.

Columbia College Chicago

Columbia College Chicago is an international leader and recognized pioneer in arts and media education.

Mosaic School

Chicago Mosaic School gives artists, teachers, and enthusiasts a place to explore all facets of mosaics- from classical reproduction to contemporary abstraction.

Special Events

Monty Python: Live (Mostly)

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Wed 6 Aug

Monty Python: Live (Mostly)

directed by Monty Python in English starring John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin

One down, five to go.

Watch <cite>Field of Dreams</cite> with Steve Rosenbloom and Michael Phillips

Thu 7 Aug

Watch Field of Dreams with Steve Rosenbloom and Michael Phillips

directed by Phil Alden Robinson starring Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones

Join Chicago Tribune sports columnist Steve Rosenbloom and movie critic Michael Phillips for a 25th anniversary screening of Field of Dreams. You’ll want to catch this baseball classic with your whole family. Rosenbloom and Phillips will lead a post-screening discussion with Dwier Brown, the actor who played John Kinsella, the father of Kevin Costner’s character.

Second Saturday Silent Cinema

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Sat 7 Jun – Wed 31 Dec

Second Saturday Silent Cinema

A tribute to silent film that only the Music Box can offer! Named by Chicago Magazine as the Best New Film Series of 2011. Now presented on the second Saturday of every month at noon!

Summer Music Film Festival 2014

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Fri 15 Aug

Summer Music Film Festival 2014

The 4th annual Summer Music Film Festival presented by the Music Box Theatre and Sound Opinions rolls into the theatre August 15th-19th and will showcase music films, documentaries, features, and concert footage. The 2014 festival features 30th anniversary screenings of STOP MAKING SENSE and PURPLE RAIN and 50th anniversary screenings of A HARD DAY’S NIGHTS (after sold out screenings in July at the Music Box Theatre!).

The Return of Tommy Wiseau: <cite>The Room</cite>

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Wed 20 Aug

The Return of Tommy Wiseau: The Room

Tommy Wiseau returns to the Music Box Theatre for two days (and nights) of GOOD IDEAS! (Thanks, Lisa!)

Blog

The Return of TOMMY WISEAU: The Room

by Dave Jennings, Thu 15 May 2014, 12:33pm

Tommy Wiseau returns to the Music Box Theatre for two days (and nights) of GOOD IDEAS! (Thank’s Lisa!)

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