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The Signature Show: Featuring David Ranalli, Sean Masterson, & Lee Benzaquin

  • The Chicago Magic Lounge 5050 North Clark Street Chicago, IL, 60640 United States (map)
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CLICK BELOW FOR FRONT ROW, MAIN FLOOR, AND MEZZANINE SEATING OPTIONS FOR THE MAIN SHOW IN THE HARRY BLACKSTONE CABARET.

UPGRADED TICKETS + THE 654 CLUB

THIS PACKAGE INCLUDES A STANDARD TICKET, PLUS A BONUS TICKET TO A 25 MINUTE FORMAL CLOSE-UP SHOW IN OUR 43 SEAT "654 CLUB."

LIMITED AVAILABILITY


TONIGHT'S ENSEMBLE OF MAGICIANS

 
 

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THE HARRY BLACKSTONE CABARET

7:30 P.M. THEATER DOORS OPEN & CLOSE-UP MAGIC COCKTAIL HOUR BEGINS

OUR CROWN JEWEL, NAMED AFTER CHICAGO MAGICIAN HARRY BLACKSTONE, BOASTS 120 EXCELLENT SEATS WHICH ALLOWS YOU AND YOUR GUESTS TO ENJOY WORLD CLASS MAGIC IN AN INTIMATE, ELEGANT SETTING.

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HEADLINING STAGE ACT

David Ranalli

David Ranalli is a renowned and captivating magician and event MC. Ranalli creates a full-scale show of wonder, along with hilarious audience participation.

He has performed for a who’s who of Fortune 500 companies, as well as TV personalities, politicians, business leaders, and top athletes. David has also been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, as a TEDx Speaker, and his talents in a TV commercial for MDwise Marketplace Healthcare, as well as profiled by media such as NBC, NPR, and PBS.

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FEATURED Stage ACT

Sean Masterson

Sean Masterson has been entertaining Chicago audiences with his close up and stage magic for 25 years. In his show Timeless Magic at Theater Wit Sean unravels the mystery of the World’s Fair magician who gave his great-uncle a cryptic coin. The Chicago Reader quips: “...magician/raconteur Sean Masterson and his eye-popping, mind-boggling parlor tricks."

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COCKTAIL HOUR PERFORMERS

Justin Purcell

Justin Purcell hails from the mysterious land of Indiana. His interest in the dark arts was sparked by an “I can read” book called Spooky Tricks. He was inspired to make a career of magic by two things: his love for sharing with audiences the wonder of the impossible and his distaste for honest work. Magic is real!

Sin

Sin started his magic career in Germany 15 years ago with a focus on close-up magic at sophisticated events like weddings and company parties. He is also the co-founder of The Magic Penthouse, a high-class magical cocktail party in downtown Chicago.

John Sturk

John Sturk is an award-winning comedy magician. A co-founder of the Chicago Magic Lounge John quickly established himself with his sharp wit, skillful sleight-of-hand, and a unique twist on the traditional magic "act." A native of Plymouth, Michigan, John is a graduate of Michigan (Magicigan?) State University. He is a member of the Society of American Magicians, International Brotherhood of Magicians, and the Academy of Magical Arts. John is an official artist with Hammond Organ USA.


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THE 654 CLUB

IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE BLACKSTONE CABARET PERFORMANCE, WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN A MASTER OF THE ART AT THEIR TABLE IN OUR 43 SEAT INTIMATE CLOSE UP GALLERY FOR A 25 MINUTE THEATRICAL TREAT.

UPGRADE YOUR TICKET FOR THIS SHOW FOR ONLY $10!

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THE 654 CLUB PERFORMER

Lee Benzaquin

Lee moved to Chicago in 2013 after studying Literature at Emerson College in Boston, MA. He has been performing close-up magic with the Chicago Magic Lounge since its very first performance. In addition to magic, Lee is a house improviser at CIC Theater, and the editor of The Hambook, a quarterly journal about improvisation.


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THE PERFORMANCE BAR

5:00 P.M. MAGIC BAR OPENS

THIS ART DECO GEM FEATURES SIGNATURE COCKTAILS, LUXURIOUS SEATING, AND MAGICIANS BEHIND THE BAR TO CHALLENGE YOUR IMAGINATION DURING LIBATION.

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5:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.

JEFF BIBIK

The Amazing Bibik had to overcome many obstacles from an early age. Born with a name that is both difficult to pronounce and immediately forgettable, he never the less has risen to become a popular comedy magician that has performed across the country for corporate and social events. A seasoned stage performer as well as a highly skilled close up magic worker, enjoy Bibik here in his natural habitat, behind the bar slinging cards and trading barbs!

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9:30 P.M. - 1:00 A.M.

DEVEN BROWN

Deven Brown is a 29 year old Chicagoland native who’s practiced his craft professionally for over 15 years at restaurants and private events all around the city. He’s been honing his passion for the art of deception while specializing in bar betchas and close-up magic. Along with working for the MLB and the Hard Rock Hotel, Deven has hosted the Late Night Magic Bar as our resident Thursday Bar Magician for the past 2 years. Not only will he make you laugh but he’ll teach you how to win FREE drinks at your local bars!