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Batman 1989 - 35th Anniversary Concert
Saturday April 13, 2024

Celebrate the 35th Anniversary of Warner Bros. Pictures’ iconic 1989 DC Superhero film, “Batman,” live in concert! The Dark Knight, defender of law and order in Gotham City, treads the shadow zone between right and wrong, fighting with only his skill in martial arts and his keenly honed mind to defend the innocent and to purge the memory of his parents’ brutal murder – always keeping his true identity as millionaire philanthropist Bruce Wayne a closely guarded secret. The film will be accompanied by a live orchestra, conducted by James Olmstead, providing the perfect opportunity to revisit a classic fan-favorite film based on one of the world’s most popular DC comic characters, or to introduce it to a new audience. Guests are encouraged to dress up as their favorite DC Superhero. Presented by MGP Live  Click here for more information about tickets and subscriptions to the Auditorium Philms Concert Series.

An Evening with Alan Ruck and Screening of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Thursday May 2, 2024

The Auditorium Theatre presents a special showing of the John Hughes classic FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF featuring a Q&A with star Alan Ruck (Cameron Frye)! "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." No, it was not Confucius that said that. It was that sage of sages, Ferris Bueller, as played (unforgettably, most would argue) by Matthew Broderick. Sandwiched in between PRETTY IN PINK and SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL, screenwriter John Hughes told a different kind of high school story in FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF, which became the biggest box office hit of his directorial career, grossing just over $70 million in 1986 (that was more than the combined takes of THE BREAKFAST CLUB and WEIRD SCIENCE, his two previous films). Instead of focusing on teenage cliques or young lovers from two different worlds, Hughes instead turned his attention to something nearly everyone does at one time or another: playing hooky. And nobody played it better than Ferris. A limited number of VIP tickets are available that include the best seats in the house along with a post-show photo opportunity with Alan Ruck.

An Evening with John Cusack & Screening of High Fidelity - NEW DATE
Friday May 31, 2024

John Cusack’s show at Auditorium Theatre scheduled for January 18, has been postponed to Friday, May 31 at 7:30PM. All previously purchased tickets will be honored for the new date once announced.  Ticket holders may also contact our Ticket Services Team via phone (312.341.2300) or email ([email protected]) for any additional questions. ——– Actor John Cusack will host an intimate screening of one of his most popular motion pictures, High Fidelity, followed by a live conversation about his career and the making of the film, followed by a Q&A at Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, IL.

Marvel Studios’ Black Panther in Concert
Saturday June 22, 2024 - Sunday June 23, 2024

After an electric sold-out debut in 2022, Chicago Philharmonic brings back Marvel Studios' Black Panther in Concert. In 2018, Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” quickly became a global sensation and cultural phenomenon, showing a new dimension of what SuperHero films could be. Rolling Stone raved, “The film lights up the screen with a full-throttle blast of action and fun. That’s to be expected. But what sneaks up and floors you is the film’s racial conscience and profound, astonishing beauty.”   Relive the excitement of T’Challa becoming king and battling Killmonger all while the “one of the country’s finest symphonic orchestras” (Chicago Tribune) performs Ludwig Göransson’s Oscar® and Grammy®-winning score live to picture.   Joining the orchestra for the concert is Massamba Diop, the revered Senegalese tama drummer who recorded and co-created parts of the movie score with composer Göransson.  Click here for more information about tickets and subscriptions to the Auditorium Philms Concert Series.

Love Actually In Concert
Saturday December 7, 2024

Funny, irresistible and heart-warming, Love Actually is set in contemporary London in the weeks before Christmas and tells one story which weaves together a spectacular amount of love stories – sometimes romantic, sometimes sad, sometimes stupid – all funny in their own way. With the film becoming a Christmas tradition for many, audiences attending the Love Actually Film in Concert will be invited to to a unique way to watch the film: a full, live orchestra will perform Craig Armstrong’s evocative score at these shows, with the film being projected onto the big screen. Everywhere you look it seems love is causing chaos. From the new bachelor Prime Minister who falls in love 30 seconds after entering Downing Street to a loser sandwich delivery guy who doesn’t have a hope with the girls in the UK so heads for Wisconsin; from a jilted writer who escapes the south of France to nurse his broken heart to an aging rock star trying to make a comeback at any price;, from a bride having problems with her husband’s best man to a married woman having trouble with her husband; from a schoolboy with a crush on the prettiest girl in the school to his architect step-father with a crush on Claudia Schiffer. The film features an all-star ensemble cast, including Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Laura Linney, Bill Nighy, Martine McCutcheon, Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley Rowan Atkinson, Martin Freeman, and many more. Take a breathtaking tour of love’s delightful twists and turns as you fall under the spell of Love Actually and share in the laughs and charm live in concert. Click here for more information about tickets and subscriptions to the Auditorium Philms Concert Series.