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."
TONIGHT'S ENSEMBLE OF MAGICIANS
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.
HEADLINING STAGE ACT
Trent James brings a fresh new feel to the “classic magic show”. Trent combines mindboggling magic and offbeat comedy for a new generation. He is the winner of over twenty awards, including The Society of American Magicians International Stage Contest- People’s Choice Winner, International Brotherhood of Magicians Stage Contest-Silver Medal, and was named The Most Promising Young Magician by the Milbourne Christopher Foundation. Trent’s performances have left audiences raving from Las Vegas to New York. His unique sleight of hand magic and hip vibe come together to form an unforgettable thrill ride!
FEATURED STAGE ACT
Sir Pat-Trick has been turning heads with his award winning stage magic. With numerous awards under his belt it is no wonder he has become a seasoned professional, even allowing him to receive two standing ovations at The Orleans Casino in Las Vegas and being asked to perform at The World Famous Magic Castle in Los Angeles California. Also Sir Pat-Trick has had articles about him being coached by Joanie Spina, Former Lead Assistant and Artistic Director to David Copperfield, written about him in Magic Magazine, a worldwide publication for Magicians. His background in theater has enhanced his career in stage production and performances. He is a proud member of the Society of American Magicians, the International Brotherhood of Magicians, Magician Alliance of Eastern States, and the Covington Royal Academy of Prestidigitation. He combines different theatrical disciplines such as comedy, slap-stick, audience participation, storytelling with traditional magic. Sir Pat-Trick’s charming style will surely put a smile on your face!
COCKTAIL HOUR PERFORMERS
Ryan is a Chicago-based close-up magician who has been performing for the past two decades. Ryan is also a highly sought-after magic consultant, magic creator, and lecturer. Ryan has published two books on the art of magic, Some Assembly Required and A New Angle. Ryan is the Lead House Magician and Founding Ensemble Member of the Chicago Magic Lounge, and has also recently performed at The World Famous Magic Castle in Hollywood California.
The Close-Up Magic of Benjamin Barnes, has been featured at the World Famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, The Chicago Magic Lounge and at countless corporate functions across the United States. Tonight you will enjoy this very special artist tableside in the glorious Blackstone Cabaret!
MISTER DANNY has been performing magic since he was 5 years old. While currently a high school chemistry teacher, he has won multiple awards for close-up magic and his stage act, and also specializes in shows for children. Along with his busy schedule, he finds time to run the Magic Inc. summer camp and perform monthly at the University of Chicago's Children's Hospital.
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!
THE 654 CLUB PERFORMER
Magician and mentalist Luis Carreon won the Harlan Tarbell Close up Competition Award from the International Brotherhood of Magicians 2 years in a row, took home 1st place at the Chicago Magic Competition hosted by the Society of American Magicians, he travels the country teaching other magicians about the art of magic and he is the head demonstrator at Magic Inc, the oldest family-owned magic shop in the country. Carreon has performed his show Bending Minds and Bending Dreams at theaters around Chicago, has been featured on the Univision evening news, was semi-finalist on Tengo Talento, the Spanish language equivalent of America's Got Talent, he is also a regular performer at the famous Magic castle In Hollywood California.
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.
5:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.
A "second generation" Chicago-style magician, Bill Weimer performed at seven historic Chicago magic bars and wrote about them in his book "Now You See Them, Now You Don't - my life in the magic bars of Chicago." He is also a founding member of the Chicago Magic Lounge. As magician Jim Krenz said, "Chicago has a rich history of magic performed in front of your eyes in bars. Bill Weimer has been an integral part of it."
9:30 P.M. - 1:00 A.M.
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!