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
From Mexico, Gozner it's been in magic for over 35 years. During his career has achieved several prizes and has performed in more than 12 countries.
FEATURED STAGE ACT
4 years of working in a magic shop as a teenager turned AJ's interest in magic into an obsession so gradually; he didn't even notice. His diverse skill set has been featured on stages across the globe, national television, and even landed him some sweet hand modeling gigs. He is currently the producer of the Vaudeville show in Wicker Park, and performs "The Highest Magic Show in Chicago" every Sunday in the John Hancock Observatory.
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.
Jeanette Andrews is a contemporary illusionist and artist who specializes in creating interactive sensory illusions, possessing a contemplative take on the art of the impossible. Combining a lifetime of craft with influences not typically seen in magic performances such as interactive performance art, immersive theater, quantum physics, and philosophy, she invents a unique take on this ancient art form. Andrews uses sensory anomalies and scientific oddities to bridge everyday life to a special, heightened world. Hailed as one of the most innovative illusionists today, Andrews has staged hundreds of performances at museums, theaters and universities across the United States, including sold-out and standing-room-only crowds at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Birmingham Museum of Art. Illusion is Ms. Andrews’ life’s work and her performances have been praised by PBS, The Daily Mail, and the Chicago Tribune.
Magic Sam has opened for the late great Bernie Mac, as well as having the pleasure to perform for Michael Jordan and Oprah Winfrey. Magic Sam has also performed in Las Vegas, South America, and on board the Princess of the Sea European Cruise Line.
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
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!
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.
Peter Samelson doesn’t do magic, he only helps people see it. An illusionist/entertainer/philosopher, he blends simplicity and sophistication, provoking thought, inspiring wonder.
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!