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The Magic Parlour

Palmer House Hilton, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603
+1 773-769-3832
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The Magic Parlour Magic and Mind Reading Show in Chicago
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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” (18 reviews)
“mind reading” (8 reviews)
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Palmer House Hilton, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603
Downtown / The Loop
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"magic show"
in 38 reviews
"palmer house"
in 18 reviews
"mind reading"
in 8 reviews
"great magician"
in 7 reviews
"slight of hand"
in 7 reviews
"audience members"
in 5 reviews
"highly recommend this show to anyone"
in 3 reviews
"amazing feats"
in 3 reviews
"love magic"
in 3 reviews
"intimate environment"
in 3 reviews
"mind boggling"
in 4 reviews
"spend an evening"
in 4 reviews
"small group"
in 5 reviews
"bought tickets"
in 4 reviews
"all ages"
in 10 reviews
"year olds"
in 3 reviews
"watkins"
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Reviewed yesterday

The Magic Parlour show is excellent. Dennis is clearly committed to his craft, and does a flawless job executing his magic. There's not a single trick he does where you get to say "Oh, I know how he did that". My wife and I have...More

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had seen Dennis a couple years ago and brought a friend to experience the magic. This show does not disappoint, highly recommend, great show, great venue.

Thank Rooney610
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I REALLY enjoyed the magic show put on by Dennis Watkins. Having the show in a small venue really gave the audience a chance to see all the tricks. His showmanship was top notch.

Thank Jon K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose The Magic Parlour for my 60th birthday party because we thought it would be fun for everyone. Our group of family and friends ranged in age from 28-68 and we all had a blast. We did pre-show hors-d'oeuvres in Potter's and dinner after...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dennis was incredibly funny, informative and personable. This is a great intimate experience where everyone is engaged, involved and extremely entertained.

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Thank droppedd7
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dennis is a true entertainer and the small, intimate setting is a real treat for this kind of entertainment. What a fun show! I highly recommend.

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Thank stacie_lucky3
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Magic, Intimate, Fun, Great Crowed :)! Every Trick Was Diffrent & Couldn't Wait To See The Next One :)! Can't Wait To Go Again :)!

Thank jblandan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had so much fun. Totally amazed by the magic and humor. Beautiful historic hotel as the setting and fabulous magic to boot. We had a great time. Fun for all ages!

Thank RuNcK
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've seen this show twice and I still love it. Very engaging for adults and teens. I highly recommend it!

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Good experience...cozy set up... bought tickets @ Hot Tix - Half Price Theatre Tickets. Made it a reasonable deal... Thanks!

Thank Michael L
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shinybutter
January 4, 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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jstatdfield
December 10, 2017|
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Response from Chelsea K | Property representative |
Thanks for asking! We agree with other travelers here, that the show is a sophisticated evening out, and recommended for ages 12 and up. 6-year olds are not able to attend, I'm afraid. For your 10-year-old, you can make the... More
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whatwasthat4
August 31, 2016|
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Response from Chelsea K | Property representative |
I would second 732amyj's recommendation for discounted parking. There are lots of parking structures within walking distance of the hotel that offer that SpotHero integration. Expect to pay under $20.
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