“There is nothing like up close and in your face magic. It's an intimate setting which adds to the appeal of the show. And nothing beats the historic Palmer House! Don't miss this!”

– Alicia_ja, TripAdvisor

"There are 'must see' shows and 'MUST SEE' shows. This is a 'YOU MUST SEE THIS SHOW BEFORE YOU SEE ANYTHING ELSE!!!' show.”

– TheatreScott, TripAdvisor

"The Magic Parlour concept is unique and unrivaled in Chicago. Nowhere else will you see magic of this caliber in such an intimate and memorable setting while supporting a phenomenal theater at the same time.” 

– Nathan W, Yelp


Join us for Chicago's premiere magic and mind reading performance inside one of the city's most beautiful and historic hotels, The Palmer House Hilton Hotel. 



The Magic Parlour plays at:
The Palmer House Hilton Hotel
17 E Monroe St, Chicago IL 60603
In the Loop, downtown Chicago



Enjoy a full evening in downtown Chicago!  There are a number of dining options within walking distance.

The Magic Menu at Lockwood Restaurant—Dine in the gorgeous lobby of the Palmer House on a Prix-Fixe Menu made specially for guests of The Magic Parlour. The cost for the Magic Menu is $41 inclusive of tax and gratuity and can be added to The Magic Parlour ticket price up to 24 hours in advance of your showtime by calling (773) 769-3832.

The Gage—Stylish gastropub with multiple dining rooms—24 S Michigan Ave, 2 blocks around the corner from The Palmer House—RESERVATIONS

The Bergoff—German cuisine & steins of beer in an old-world setting, a Chicago classic!—17 W Adams St, 1 block from The Palmer House—RESERVATIONS

Miller’s Pub—Steak & chops, with plentiful offerings of classic salads, sandwiches and more casual fare for all ages—134 S Wabash, next door to The Palmer House

Vapiano—Casual family-friendly Italian fare with counter service—44 S Wabash, across the street from The Palmer House





Guests of The Magic Parlour receive special discounted parking from our parking sponsor, InterPark!
Enjoy a discounted rate of $17 at the lot located at Adams and Wabash, just one block south of the hotel.
Guests must pre-purchase this parking with the calendar below to enjoy this discounted rate.


Public Transportation to The Palmer House:
Monroe Red Line
Monroe Blue Line


All guests must check in no later than 15 minutes before their curtain time at Potter`s Chicago Burger Bar located on the Lobby Level of The Palmer House.

All tickets are held at will call. Bring your confirmation on your smart phone, or print it out.

Late seating is at the discretion of the House Manager.

You must check in at least 15 minutes prior to show time at Potter`s. Ten minutes before showtime you will be directed to The Magic Parlour venue by a member of our team. Once you`ve arrived inside the private room at the Parlour you will be able to choose your seats and wine, beer and soft drinks will be served, included with your tickets. Late seating is at the discretion of the House Manager.

Performed for just 44 guests, seating at The Magic Parlour is general admission and arranged in a cabaret style giving everyone a wonderfully close-up experience with the magic.

The Palmer House is fully acccesible, and all floors may be accessed by elevator, located on the south end of the hotel. If you or someone in your party uses a wheelchair, or would like additional time to get to your seats, please just let us know and we will make arrangements. While we do not offer assisted listening devices, all seats are within 20 feet of the performance. If you have any other needs or questions, please email us at access@thehousetheatre.com or call us at (773) 769-3832.

The Magic Parlour is a 90 minute experience performed without intermission.

Cocktail or dressy attire is recommended for everyone attending this magical night! Guests in casual or torn jeans, shorts, t-shirts, tennis shoes, flip-flops, or ball caps may not be admitted.