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The Magic Parlour

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The Magic Parlour Magic and Mind Reading Show in Chicago
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ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
The Magic Parlour Magic and Mind Reading Show in Chicago
From US$79.00*
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About
The Magic Parlour is an intimate evening of classic magic and mind-reading performance with 3rd generation magician Dennis Watkins, presented weekly by The House Theatre of Chicago in the historic Palmer House Hilton Hotel.
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Palmer House Hilton, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603
Downtown / The Loop
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+1 773-769-3832
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Reviewed today

This was a nice, intimate show. The magician performed some cool tricks. However, I did feel there was a lot of downtime between tricks. The open bar was a nice touch for the event. Overall, it was a nice night.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PardessM
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a fun, unique and memorable time. Dennis is so talented!! Never seen anything like this. My parents loved it too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carolyn P
Reviewed yesterday

Dennis is fantastic. It is an intimate environment and he does an excellent job interacting with the entire audience. I would highly recommend!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cohensa
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great show. Involves audience. This was my second time seeing Dennis Watkins. The second show was the same as the first show.

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vincent M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We attended as a group of 20 - ranging in age from 7 to 82 - and everyone loved it! Highly recommend!

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cathy1217
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had the most fun time. We could not figure out how the tricks worked for the most part. They involved the whole audience in the show.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank annettef955
Reviewed 5 days ago

We're Chicago residents who were looking to do something different and came across this show. We were floored at how amazing this show was. The whole concept of the show makes you feel like you're in a different era. Dennis was exceptional, in addition to...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Eden N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a wonderful event with up close and personal magic. A glass of wine or soft drink is included in the ticket price. An audience of only 40 means everyone is close to the magician. This is not a big stage production. No elephants...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JoAV606
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dennis performs truly unbelievable feats of magic, done close up and personal in a setting not unlike your own living room. Best thing we did on our vacation to Chicago.

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lyn11dallas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This magic show is in an intimate setting held in the beautiful Palmer House in Chicago. The small group is up and close watching magician Dennis Watkins preform amazing magic and illusions. You’ll leave wondering “How did he do that?”. Something different than the usual...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Kanella R
5 July 2018|
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Response from Chelsea K | Property representative |
Absolutely! If you have the chance, give our box office your guests' names in advance and we'll know to expect them. 773-769-3832
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StephanieK1102
26 May 2018|
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Response from Chelsea K | Property representative |
Hi Stephanie K! We encourage dressy attire for the show in this beautiful hotel. We know not everyone packs dressy clothes for a vacation, so we don't turn folks away for being on the casual side and making last-minute... More
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shinybutter
4 January 2018|
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Response from RusPat_704 | Reviewed this property |
Try calling them and put yourself on the waitlist
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