THURSDAY AT THE CHICAGO MAGIC LOUNGE
7:30 P.M. DOORS OPEN & CLOSE-UP MAGIC BEGINS
RYAN PLUNKETT & BRETT SCHNEIDER
Enjoy "Chicago-Style" Magic at your table for the first hour of the night.
8:30 P.M. FEATURE ACT
Every Week, we preset a 20 minute act with one of Chicago's finest, professional magicians.
9:00 P.M. CLASSIC BAR MAGIC
We turn the bar into the stage as you witness "Chicago-Style" Magic in it's true form. (Thursday nights only)
9:30 P.M. HEADLINING ACT
Spend the last portion of the evening with a 30 minute performance from a star of magic from Chicago and Beyond.
More About Dennis Watkins
Award-winning, Third-Generation Magician and Mentalist Dennis Watkins is the star and co-creator of The House Theatre of Chicago's long-running show, The Magic Parlour. For the last six years, Dennis has hosted this intimate evening of classic magic on Friday and Saturday nights at Chicago's historic Palmer House Hilton Hotel. The Magic Parlour is a tour-de-force of close-up magic and mind-reading performed by an entertainer the Chicago Sun-Times calls "Chicago's Official Magic Man."
Dennis is a Company Member with The House Theatre of Chicago, where he has written, acted, directed, and performed in over 21 world-premiere productions. Dennis has played the role of Harry Houdini in all 8 productions of The House's hit play, Death and Harry Houdini. This highly theatrical telling of Harry Houdini's life features a fully-surrounded performance of the infamous Water Torture Cell, an upside-down, underwater escape Dennis has performed in more than 400 live shows.
Additionally, Dennis creates world-class magical entertainment for companies, organizations and private clients looking to make their most important events absolutely unforgettable. From corporate events, trade show exhibits and hospitality suites, to college campuses, performing arts centers and up-scale private events, Dennis delivers one-of-a-kind entertainment experiences nationwide.
10:00 PM FREE EXTENDED SHOW
REINVENTING CHICAGO'S CLASSIC MAGIC BAR FEATURING DEVEN BROWN
The Magic Bar at 10:00 P.M. is available for those who want a little more magic in their life. Feel free to stick around, and join in on more magic at the bar. Drinks are served until midnight. (Thursday nights only.)
*This is the most magic for your money. The formal show ends at 10:00 P.M., but feel free to stay as long as we are serving. No where in Chicago can you see this much magic on a single night.
PLEASE NOTE: UPTOWN UNDERGROUND IS A 21+ VENUE.
16+ allowed with Guardian