Chance The Rapper Bought All The Tickets To 'Marshall' At 2 Chicago Theaters So You Can See It Free
By Stephen Gossett in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 13, 2017 5:20PM
Chance the Rapper / Photo: Tyler LaRiviere
Remember in February when Chance the Rapper bought out a day's worth of screenings to Get Out so people could go catch it for free? Well, it looks like he's at it again, this time for Marshall, the just-released, well-received legal drama about an early case in the career of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.
This time it looks like Chance is going even larger scale, though, buying out two theaters for the remainder of Friday screenings: Chatham 14 Theaters (210 W 87th St.) and the downtown Kerasotes Chicago ShowPlace ICON (1011 S Delano Ct.). And he teased what certainly sounds like a personal appearance—although that's unconfirmed—at one screening. "Come to the one at 3 I'm good at surprises and stuff," he said in a tweet.
Here's his charmingly no-fuss "press release," presumably hand-keyed on Notepad and screenshot.
The address to the one on Roosevelt is 1011 S Delano Ct, Chicago, IL 60605 and you know where the on on 87th is at. It's all day but the later it gets the more ppl talk about it the more seats get filled but yea Come to the one at 3 I'm good at surprises and stuff #MarshallMovie pic.twitter.com/otnsFYwFTG— Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) October 13, 2017
Indeed, all the tickets for the remaining Friday screenings of Marshall at both theaters were unavailable, according to Fandango and the Chatham Studio Movie Grill website. It should be noted that neither of those sites showed an exact 3 p.m. screening for either theater, although Moviefone lists two for 3 p.m. at the Chatham location. The ShowPlace theater meanwhile lists a screening at 3:10 pm on Fandango. So good luck!
If you plan on going, we recommend you take his advice and not dawdle.
Marshall currently has an 87 percent fresh score on Rotten Tomatoes, but don't tell Chance we mentioned it.