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The Chicago Magic Lounge Presents: Trent James

  • The Chicago Magic Lounge 5050 North Clark Street Chicago, IL, 60640 United States (map)

For standard tickets

CLICK BELOW FOR FRONT ROW, MAIN FLOOR, AND MEZZANINE SEATING OPTIONS FOR THE MAIN SHOW IN THE HARRY BLACKSTONE CABARET.

For upgraded tickets

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


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Tonight's Ensemble

 
 
 
 

 

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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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!


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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Ryan Plunkett

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 book 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.

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!

Luis Carreon

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.

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8:30 P.M. - 8:50 P.M. FEATURED 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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9:00 P.M. - 9:30 P.M. HEADLINER

Trent James

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!


THE 654 CLUB

9:30 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. 654 Club Performance

Immediately following the Blackstone Cabaret performance, we invite you to join a Master of the Art at their table in our 44 seat intimate close up gallery for a 20 minute theatrical treat. Add this show for only $10!

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Gozner

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.


LATE NIGHT MAGIC BAR

Join us back in the Performance Bar in the late night hours for even more magic and bar-betchas. 

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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!