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Music Box Theatre

Once Again, Moss Hart's Name Shines on Broadway

Keith Runyon | Posted 06.18.2014 | Arts
Keith Runyon

An evening of Kaufman and Hart was the brightest the Broadway theater had to offer and their impact has been felt ever since -- in television, the movies and on stage. But based on the reviews, James Lapine's adaptation of Act One is in the best Moss Hart tradition.

Pippin Conquers Broadway

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 06.30.2013 | Arts
Joseph Amodeo

Pippin offers viewers an opportunity to escape reality while at the same time facing it in the mirror. Leaving Pippin, you too may begin listening to the voices in your head...

The Master in 70 mm at the Music Box

Robert Loerzel | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts
Robert Loerzel

In its own defiantly odd ways, The Master is a riveting and deeply affecting experience, with majestically beautiful cinematography and powerful acting.

Weekend Plans: John Waters, A Naked Bike Ride & More

The Huffington Post | Ashley Henshaw and Joe Erbentraut | Posted 08.08.2011 | Chicago

Is there anything better than a June weekend? The farmer's markets are open, there are festivals galore and you don't even need to bring your parka (w...

13 Assassins: Review

Michael Jones | Posted 07.31.2011 | Chicago
Michael Jones

If you've ever imagined the feel of a Hattori Hanzo blade in your hand, you must see this movie. If the phrase "the most feared swordsman in Japan" sends a thrill up your leg, you must see this movie.

Chicago Set to Rock this Weekend with CIMMFest

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

It's going to be a jam-packed weekend for anyone who loves movies and music. Why? Because as the name states, all the movies somehow center around music.

No Style Like The Old Style

Ted Goeglein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ted Goeglein

It has been said (ad nauseum) that Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, which sounds pretty cozy and quilt-like until you examine what that means.

Get Your Camp Fix: "Showgirls" At The Music Box

Decider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Paul Verhoeven's infamous 1995 bomb Showgirls belongs to the whooping camp crowd forever it seems, but there's a sly, subversive quality of the film, ...