Magic Chicago is Chicago's premier showcase for magic, mystery and wonder. Hosted by Benjamin Barnes and Robert Charles, the weekly show is different every time it runs, with an impressive lineup of top magicians as well as other acts including comedy, psychics and vaudevillians. Host Benjamin Barnes specializes in elegant artistry, performing both on-stage and close-up magic. He dazzles with his sleight of hand and his warm personality. His co-host, Robert Charles, amazes audiences with his mind-bending psychological tricks.
August 3: Wes Mathison, Trent James and Terrence Francisco
Wes Mathison hails from Long Beach, Calif., and often performs at the world-famous Magic Castle. He will be making his Magic Chicago debut. Also appearing will be comedy magician Trent James and the “Chicago Card Expert” Terrence Francisco. James will be performing new and original magic, while Francisco with reprise the card work that has made him an underground legend.