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Millennium Park Summer Film Series

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Time Out says

Pack your own popcorn, bring a blanket and enjoy another season of free outdoor movie screenings during the Millennium Park Summer Film Series. In honor of the Year of Chicago Theatre, this summer's lineup was curated by 13 local theater companies, which means that you'll find a few stage adaptations on the list, including the 1962 musical The Music Man, 2016 Academy Award best picture winner Moonlight (based on a play written by Steppenwolf ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney) and 10 Things I Hate About You (an updated retelling of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew). The lineup also includes superhero movies (Black Panther, Wonder Woman), foreign films (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and kid-friendly flicks (Inside Out, The Muppet Movie). Take a look at the complete Millennium Park Summer Film Series slate below.

June 4
Black Panther (Programmed in collaboration with eta Creative Arts Foundation)

June 11
Frida (Programmed in collaboration with Teatro Vista)

June 18
Love, Simon (Programmed in collaboration with About Face Theatre) 

June 25
Wonder Woman (Programmed in collaboration with Rivendell Theatre Ensemble

July 2
The Wiz (Programmed in collaboration with Black Ensemble Theater)

July 9
10 Things I Hate About You (Programmed in collaboration with Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

July 16
Moonlight + Pan’s Labyrinth (Programmed in collaboration with Steppenwolf Theatre Company)

July 23
The Music Man (Programmed in collaboration with Goodman Theatre)

July 30
Fences (Programmed in collaboration with Court Theatre)

August 5 - daytime showing at 11:30am
Inside Out (Programmed in collaboration with Chicago Children’s Theatre) 

August 6
The Muppet Movie (Programmed in collaboration with Free Street Theater)

August 13
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Programmed in collaboration with Lookingglass Theatre Company) 

August 20
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (Programmed in collaboration with Victory Gardens Theater)

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