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Music Box Theatre, Chicago

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Theater · Concert / Show
The Music Box Theatre is a historic movie theater located in Chicago, Illinois. Built in 1929, it has been operating continuously as an art-house and repertory cinema since the early 1980s.

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  • Attending a show at the Music Box Theater is a treat! Starting with the outside marque and old time ticket booth, you are treated to the architecture of another era. We attended the 36th Annual...  more »
  • I fell madly in love with this cinema as soon as I saw the outside ticket booth and sign. Once in the theatre, the gorgeous interior was incredible - including the snack counters, posters and vintage....  more »
  • Wonderful, old feel, space. Intimate and great sound. We had the chance to see the first episode of the last season of Game of Thrones. There was commentary before and after. Felt very comfortable and bathrooms are super accessible.
  • This is a great traditional old school theatre. I visit here every year at Christmastime for the showing of White Christmas, (my old time favorite movie) on the big screen. If you are in Chicago or plan to be check out their website for a listing of movies. Not your typical new releases. Some older movies, foreign movies, Sundance selections. If you love movies, definitely worth checking out.

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