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."
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.
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.
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 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!
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.
8:30 P.M. - 8:50 P.M. FEATURED 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.
9:00 P.M. - 9:30 P.M. HEADLINER
Mark Toland is an award-winning mind reader and TEDx Speaker. He was recently named the "Top Booked Mind Reader in the US & Canada" and "Audience Choice" at the NYC Fringe Festival. The Chicago Tribune calls him "Mind blowing!" and WGN says "He must be the devil." Currently, he performs 150+ shows each year for corporate and private events around the world.
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!
David Parr is an acclaimed magician who has devoted his life to sharing the experience of mystery with audiences around the world. Magic fans will recognize David from his appearance on the hit TV show Penn & Teller: Fool Us, where he not only took home the coveted Fool Us trophy, but also won a guest spot in Penn & Teller’s show at the Rio hotel in Las Vegas! David created and costarred in Chicago’s longest-running weekly magic show, The Magic Cabaret, which was chosen by the Travel Channel as one of the top nine magic shows in the nation! (Because top-ten lists are so passé.) When David is not busy mystifying guests at corporate functions, private events, or Hollywood’s prestigious Magic Castle, he devotes his time to original shows such as Haunting History at the Evanston History Center, or The Magic Hour at the Brumder Masion in Milwaukee.
LATE NIGHT MAGIC BAR
Join us back in the Performance Bar in the late night hours for even more magic and bar-betchas.
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!