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The Showcase

Tuesdays in May

The Showcase:

A night of new and experimental works

May’s Showcase will feature master-magician, Trent James performing his one-person show, Pure Lies, a modern-day magic show. Over the course of 60 minutes, you will witness one of a kind sleight of hand magic that has earned rave reviews in over thirty states. Trent James will lie in exchange for wonder.

Each show will begin with 30 minutes of close-up magic at your table.

 

 
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Ryan Plunkett

June 4, 11, 18, 25

Ryan is a Chicago-based close-up magician who has been performing for the past two decades, and is the Head Magician, Production Manager, & Founding Ensemble Member of the Chicago Magic Lounge. He is a highly sought-after magic consultant and magic creator, as well as a published author. Ryan is also a regular performer at The World Famous Magic Castle in Hollywood California. Ryan's performance consists of an evening of striking and elegant magic presented in a charming and easy-going style. Ryan specializes in a style of magic that is personal and intimate and demands to be seen close-up. 

 

 
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Benjamin Barnes

June 4, 11, 18, 25

Benjamin Barnes is ecstatic to make his debut appearance in the Harry Blackstone Cabaret in this month’s showcase.  Before becoming an ensemble member at the Chicago Magic Lounge, he produced the longest running illusion show in Chicago history (Magic Chicago).  He also makes regular appearances at Hollywood’s famed Magic Castle (having performed more than 200 shows in its hallowed Close-Up Gallery).  Aside, from his work in the world of magic, Benjamin has been a popular favorite a corporate events.  His clients include: Ernst & Young, McDonalds, Accenture and Honeywell. around the country.

 

Upcoming Showcase Performers

July - Danny Orleans and Jan Rose

August - wes mathison and lee benzaquin

September - James Sanden and Luis Carreon

October - TBA


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