SATURDAY AT THE CHICAGO MAGIC LOUNGE
7:00 P.M. DOORS OPEN & CLOSE-UP MAGIC BEGINS
LEE BENZAQUIN & PATRICK LIVINGSTONE & BILL PACK & KEX LANG
Enjoy "Chicago-Style" Magic at your table for the first hour of the night.
8:00 P.M. FEATURE ACT
(Special Guest Artist)
Every Week, we preset a 20 minute act with one of Chicago's finest, professional magicians.
8:30 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.
SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST CHRIS RANDALL
Born and Raised in Las Vegas, Nevada Chris Randall has swept the world of entertainment. His style is a mix of classic sleight of hand and hilarious audience participation . He is currently one of the stars of the hit tv show The Masters of Illusion on the CW Network. Chris is also featured performer at the famed Magic Castle. He has shared his magic with over millions of people in over 36 counties including England, Switzerland, Greece, China, Thailand, France, Spain, Egypt Japan, Mexico, and Lebanon. Chris Randall is also a World Champion of magic winning multiple awards winner including Stage Champion 2015 from the International Brotherhood of Magicians. He has also appeared on Princess, NCL, and Paul Gauguin cruise lines. Chris also travels the country performing at comedy clubs such as Sapphire Comedy Hour in Las Vegas and The Laugh Factory. He has also opened for Louie Anderson in Las Vegas and is currently one of the most sought out acts in the world today being hailed by the press as "The Must See Act".
9:30 P.M. THE CLOSE-UP GALLERY FEATURING RYAN PLUNKETT
CHICAGO'S ONLY CLOSE-UP GALLERY
With Premium and Deluxe Tickets only, guests have a 30 minute exclusive show with another performer in a different room in the house. There are 40 chairs pulled up to a formal magician's table for an intimate look at Close-Up Magic.
*Premium and Deluxe Ticket holders are guaranteed a seat in the Close-Up Gallery.
**There will be a separate show happening in the main stage theater when you are leaving. We ask that you check with the box office to see if there is available seating. The house asks for $10 if you plan on seeing the additional entertainment at the venue. This additional entertainment is not associated with the Chicago Magic Lounge production.
Ryan Plunkett has been performing magic for nearly two decades and is a published author, magic consultant, and magic creator. Ryan recently published his first book on the art of magic and is in the process of publishing his second. He is the Production Manager at the Chicago Magic Lounge and has also worked on shows all over Chicago, including productions from theatres such as Lookingglass Theatre Company, Goodman Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, and more.
PLEASE NOTE: UPTOWN UNDERGROUND IS A 21+ VENUE.
16+ allowed with guardian