• The Future

    The new year approaches and we’re gazing into our crystal ball to see what is ahead. We’re happy to report the future of The Magic Cabaret is bright and shiny: we’ve been extended for 2017! We have some special surprises in store for our tenth year and […]

  • ABC News

    David and Joe were recently invited to mystify and amaze the news team at ABC 7 Chicago! They performed some magic that was invented right here in the Windy City. And you can see exactly what they performed if you visit The Magic Cabaret, Wednesday night at 8!

  • We Shall Return

    Hey there, magic fans! The Magic Cabaret will be on a brief break during the week of August 31, but we shall return to our regular Wednesday-night schedule on September 7! See you soon!
    David & Joe

  • You & Me — on TV!

    Watch David Parr and Joe Diamond mystifying Chris deRose on WCIU Chicago’s You & Me morning show. Chris’s reaction is priceless! Follow the link to YouTube: https://youtu.be/XRlPN03nXfU

  • Dark Night

    No, not Dark Knight — dark night. The Magic Cabaret will take a brief break on March 23, while Joe is in sunny Florida, and David is in the wilds of Wisconsin. We’ll resume our regular Wednesday-night schedule of magic, mystery, and mischief on March 30. See you s […]

  • David Returns!

    David Parr has broken out of Azkaban and is returning to The Magic Cabaret! We hope you’ll join us on Wednesday, March 16, and welcome David back to the show. Joe and David even have some surprises planned! Be there on March 16!
    The Magic Cabaret will take a brie […]

  • Three Best Things!

    Big thanks to TimeOut Chicago and Sara Freund for choosing The Magic Cabaret as one of Three Best Things To Do in Chicago! Sara recommends renewing your sense of wonder, and who are we to argue with that reasoning? Here’s a link to the article on the TimeOu […]

  • Special Guests

    While David is recuperating from leg surgery (it takes a while for the spells and charms to work), look for a series of special guest performers at The Magic Cabaret!
    Check our Facebook fan page for the latest updates: https://www.facebook.com/magiccabaret/

  • Renewed!

    Great news: The Magic Cabaret has been renewed for the entirety of 2016! The show will take a brief hiatus for the first week of January, but we will resume our regular Wednesday-night schedule on January 13!  Tickets for 2016 are on sale now!


  • New Review!

    A theater reviewer from Newcity Stage visited The Magic Cabaret last week, and he wrote a marvelous review of his experience. Favorite quotes: “There were moments of improvisational surprise more real and funny than anything one might find at Second City” a […]