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The Chicago Magic Lounge Presents: Mark Toland

  • 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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Edd Fairman

Edd Fairman, Wizard of Sorts is a Corporate Speaker and Entertainer. He has performed for companies such as Ford, HBO Films, Verizon, Home Depot and many more. He customizes his magic for each event.


THE HARRY BLACKSTONE CABARET

10:00 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.

Sin

Sin started his magic career in Germany 15 years ago with a focus on close-up magic at sophisticated events like weddings and company parties. He is also the co-founder of The Magic Penthouse, a high-class magical cocktail party in downtown Chicago.

Lee Benzaquin

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.

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11:00 P.M. - 11:20 P.M. FEATURED ACT

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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11:30 P.M. - 12:00 A.M. HEADLINER

Mark Toland

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

12:00 A.M. - 12:30 A.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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Benjamin Barnes

The Close-Up Magic of Benjamin Barnes, has been featured at the World Famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, The Chicago Magic Lounge and at countless corporate functions across the United States. Tonight you will enjoy this very special artist tableside in the glorious Blackstone Cabaret!


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!