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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 $79.00*
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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 yesterday

We are still talking about the performance 3 days latter. We can hardly believe what we saw. can someone actually read minds? I am having a hard time believing everything we saw at the show. It is a very interactive show and you will be...More

Thank bmwdiscman
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a wonderful magic show in a very small space (only about 35 people) so everyone has a great view of what is going on. We were in the second row and 3 out of the 4 of us in my group were chosen...More

Thank MrSpencer05
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dennis Watkins is a remarkable performer who kept us entertained and baffled with his performance. The performance space is small and gorgeous in a classic, old-school hotel way and offers everyone a good view of the show. There was an open bar included, so each...More

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was our first trip to Chicago and we were looking for something to do at night other than bars. This was hands down the best money spent!!! My husband and I were simply blown away and couldn’t stop talking about Denis! I enjoy magic,...More

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Thank Leslie S
Reviewed 4 days ago

My son selected this show. In general, magic shows are not really my thing. But this show was amazing! The small audience size and the close-up seating lets everyone see everything. Being so near to the magician made the show both more real and more...More

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Thank Michaele G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my husband for his Birthday as a surprise (he loves magic) and he Absolutely loved it !!! Will be back again !!

Thank Constance G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second show my wife and I have attended. He has completely revised his show and it was fantastic. I would highly recommend it for any guest of the Palmer HouseI am going to contact Dennis and see if his schedule allows him...More

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Thank David A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a show you don't want to miss- Dennis makes it very entertaining and you will be left spellbound and fascinated. It is NOT a typical run of the mill Magic show. This is a show you dont want to miss - absolutely worthwhile...More

Thank Chaitanya N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The magic show at the Magic Parlour is up close magic and very intriguing. The magician is quite accomplished. The setting is elegant. Everyone in the audience participates at one time or another during the show. Be sure to arrive at least 15 minutes prior...More

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Thank Alice_SteveG56003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent table magician! Maintains the traditions of the best and innovations that blow you away. Very enjoyable and worthwhile show. Highly recommended.

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Kanella R
July 5, 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
May 26, 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
January 3, 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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