The Magic Parlour

FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS AT THE PALMER HOUSE HILTON

"A perfect evening of illusion and laughter"

-Chicago Theatre Beat

"Funny, lively, intimate, and UTTERLY BAFFLING.”

-Chicago Reader

TICKETS NOW ON SALE THROUGH APRIL 2017!

PRICES: All tickets are $79 and include wine, beer and soft drink selections

TIMES: Friday nights at 7:30 and 9:30pm, Saturdays at 4:30, 7:30 and 9:30pm. Additional dates and times around the holidays, too!

AGES: Best for adults and kids 12+

LOCATION: The Palmer House Hilton Hotel, 17 E. Monroe St, Chicago

"THE MAGIC PARLOUR" IS A SIMPLE ENTERTAINMENT IN THE RICKY JAY MOLD: OLD-FASHIONED TRICKERY PERFORMED VERY WELL IN AN IDEAL SETTING BY A MAN WITH A HEART AND A STORY WHO CRAVES BEING CLOSE TO HIS AUDIENCE."

-The Chicago Tribune

Award-winning, third-generation magician Dennis Watkins delivers an evening of sophisticated tom-foolery in one of the Windy City's most unique entertainment experiences presented by The House Theatre of Chicago. The Magic Parlour is replete with mind-blowing magic and mind reading in an intimate suite at the historic Palmer House Hilton Hotel.

Now in its fifth year in this historic venue, The Magic Parlour has entertained guests from all over the world looking for an extra-special night out in Chicago. Additionally, The Magic Parlour has hosted several private groups and corporate events, and many special occasions including anniversaries, birthdays, family gatherings, and two marriage proposals!

 
 

The Magic Parlour returns for an open run! Please scroll forward to reserve a show date and time. Or call the box office at 773-769-3832.

A complete blast - one of the most enjoyable evenings I’ve ever spent.
— TripAdvisor

The Magic Parlour is pleased to offer our unique experience for private groups, corporate off-sites, staff member rewards, client entertaining, and many special occasions including anniversaries, birthdays, bachelor/bachelorette parties, and family gatherings. The Magic Parlour is for ages 12 and up.

This late-night magic show is exactly what it should be: funny, lively, intimate, and utterly baffling.
— The Chicago Reader

At Lockwood Restaurant and Bar inside the Palmer House


Lockwood Restaurant & Bar Chef Mat Wiltzius and magician Dennis Watkins have created an exclusive “Magic Menu”. This pre fixe menu is available in the restaurant exclusively for performance guests before or after any shows of The Magic Parlour.  The cost for the Magic Menu is $39 inclusive of tax and gratuity and can be added to The Magic Parlour ticket price.
Lockwood Restaurant and Bar’s Magic Menu includes:

First Course

Arugula Salad  -  quinoa. parmesean cheese. grape. toasted walnut. lemon-honey vinaigrette
or
Clam Chowder  |  leek. fingerling potato. bacon. chive


 
Second Course

Bavette of Beef Sirloin  - roasted garlic butter. jus.
or
Salmon - “bbq”. asparagus salad. cucumber gazpacho sunflower. pickled parsley root
or
Spaghetti - array of mushroom. fine herb. sherry parmesan cheese. truffle


Third Course

Bertha Brownie  -  PH traditional brownie. apricot. walnut bourbon chocolate sauce. vanilla ice cream
or
Sorbet - seasonal fruits. chocolate crumb. sorrel.

Magician Dennis Watkins enjoys the Magic Menu! 

Magician Dennis Watkins enjoys the Magic Menu! 

Magic Menu Reservations can be made online or over the phone at the time of Magic Parlour ticket purchases. Magic Menu reservations are for the following times:

FRIDAYS
6pm or 9pm dinner with 7:30pm show
8pm dinner with 9:30pm show

SATURDAYS
6pm with 4:30pm show
6pm or 9pm dinner with 7:30pm show
8pm dinner with 9:30pm show