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The Chicago Magic Lounge Presents: Danny Rudnick

  • 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.

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.

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!

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8:30 P.M. - 8:50 P.M. FEATURED ACT

James Sanden

Rumored to have performed for someone whose name rhymes with George Flukas, moderately attractive magician James Sanden doesn't need to rely on his average looks to entertain his audience. His wide ranging talents have lead to appearances at events for Dominos, Disney and as second lobster in his 6th grade nativity play. Whether your preferred search engine is Google or Yahoo, you can be confident James has performed for both. Feel free to tell Joey, our producer, he's your favorite.

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9:00 P.M. - 9:30 P.M. HEADLINER

Danny Rudnick

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.


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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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!


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!