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."
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
Joe Diamond may look like a normal guy, but he has turned his fascination for the strange and mysterious into a full time career!
Here’s what Varla Ventura, the author of “Beyond Bizarre: Frightening Facts and Blood-Curdling True Tales” has to say about Joe Diamond…
“If you don’t already worship at the feet of Joe Diamond, you should really get on board. He is truly one of a kind. He is an entertainer, mind-reader, dream interpreter, radio host, author and the World Record Holder for Solving the World’s Largest Maze while blindfolded! He has even found hidden objects in graveyards. I am telling you, you need this man in your life.”
He was also the Co-Star of The Magic Cabaret, the longest running weekly magic show in Chicago, selected by Travel Channel as “One of America’s BEST Magic Shows!”
Joe Diamond even works behind the scenes on some of the magic you can see on television and viral videos!
He has appeared on WGN TV, WCIU, ABC-7, The Today Show, and even SHOWTIME!
Ask Joe Diamond to unlock your iPhone, guess your first kiss, or give you an in depth reading, and as long as you keep an open mind, it will be the the closest thing to real mind reading you’ll ever experience!
FEATURED STAGE ACT
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Winner of the Chicago Close-up Magic Contest, Danny Orleans performs his high-impact up close magic at convention centers and elegant private events all over the world. He specializes in mixing his clients' corporate sales message into his routines. The result is captivated crowds and dazzled customers. His act at the 654 Club includes delightful surprises and miniature illusions with tin globes, wristwatches, hunks of gold and playing cards. This much is guaranteed: Minds will be blown when you witness the magic of Danny Orleans.
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.
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.
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!