Magic & Comedy Night

March 2, 2019

Get ready to laugh and be amazed at the second annual Magic & Comedy Night featuring emcee Steven Haas, comedian Adam Burke, and magician Ben Seidman.

Haas is a stand-up comedian, filmmaker and author that performs at comedy clubs and colleges across the country. He has been seen on TBS, Funny Or Die and Comedy Time and won the Beverly Hills Screenwriting Contest in 2015.

Burke has been performing comedy in Chicago and throughout the U.S. for over ten years. He is a regular panelist on NPR's popular comedy quiz show Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me! and winner of The Second City's Up Next comedy competition. He has appeared at numerous festivals including Bridgetown Comedy in Portland, Oregon, Just for Laughs Chicago and the local stage of Funny Or Die's Oddball Comedy Festival.

Seidman, the evening’s headliner, is a magician and comedian that has appeared on Penn & Teller: Fool Us and the Travel Channel. After several thousand performances at numerous luxury casinos in Las Vegas, Seidman became a consultant for Mindfreak on A&E, designing illusions for Criss Angel. Now based in Los Angeles, Ben continues to travel bringing his one-man show across the world and is a favorite at the world-famous Comedy & Magic Club in Hermosa Beach, California. His performances are jam packed with stand-up comedy, fascinating true stories and world-renowned sleight-of-hand.

Location: The Grand Hall of the Great Lakes at The American Club
Time: 8pm
Price: $30, plus tax
Will Call: Saturday, March 2 from 5pm-8pm located at The American Club across from the Emporium Gift Shop. Tickets will only be available for pick-up during the set will call hours.

Purchase Tickets

Overnight Package

One night room accommodations on Saturday at The American Club, Carriage House or Inn on Woodlake, one show ticket and complimentary drink per package adult. Packages guest will receive premiere cocktail seating with tableside service.

The American Club
Starting at $133 per person

Carriage House
Starting at $184 per person

Inn on Woodlake
Starting at $110 per person

To reserve your overnight package, call .

Package pricing is based on double occupancy and does not include taxes or resort fees.

Performers

Ben Seidman

Ben Seidman

Ben Seidman appeared on Penn & Teller: Fool Us on the CW network and starred in two specials on Travel Channel.  He was the highest rated performer for Princess Cruises and won the title Entertainer of the Year.
Seidman is the only person in history to be named the Resident Magician at Mandalay Bay, Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. After several thousand performances at numerous luxury casinos, Seidman became known as a powerful staple of the Vegas entertainment scene. His residency at Mandalay followed three-seasons consultant for Mindfreak on A&E, during which he worked full-time, designing illusions for Criss Angel.

Now based in Los Angeles, Ben continues to travel bringing his one-man show across the world.  He headlined the Atlantis Resort & Casino (Bahamas), The Royalton Riviera (Cancun) and performed a record-breaking one hundred and twenty shows at The Venetian (Macau China).  Ben was voted Best Small Venue Artist by Campus Activities Magazine and spent three months in Stockholm, Sweden writing and directing magic for SVT, the biggest TV channel in Sweden.

Ben is a favorite at the world-famous Comedy & Magic Club in Hermosa Beach, CA, a headliner at Catch a Rising Star, and a frequent performer at the Magic Castle in Hollywood. He has been featured in two Just For Laughs tours spanning 23 cities across Canada and appears in a feature film documenting the tour.

Seidman’s performances are jam packed with stand-up comedy, fascinating true stories, and world- renowned sleight-of-hand. His energy and playfulness are contagious as they spread through the audience and he never fails to give a sensational performance.

 

Adam Burke

Adam Burke

Originally from the UK (by way of Australia...long story), Adam Burke has been performing comedy in Chicago and throughout the U.S. for over ten years. He is a fixture on showcases and clubs throughout the Midwest and beyond. He is a regular panelist on NPR's popular comedy quiz show Wait Wait. . . Don't Tell Me, and is writer for WGN's Man of the People with Pat Tomasulo. Voted Best Standup by readers of The Chicago Reader in 2014, he was also the winner of Second City's Up Next Comedy Competition. He appeared at numerous festivals including Bridgetown Comedy Portland OR, Just for Laughs Chicago (four years running), and the local stage of Funny Or Die's Oddball Comedy Festival. Burke released his debut album Universal Squirrel Theory on A Special Thing Records in 2012.

Steven Haas

Steven Haas

Steven Haas is a stand-up comedian, filmmaker, and author. Steven's brand of clean comedy is based on his life, covering topics from dating to student loans. He performs at comedy clubs and colleges across the country and has been seen on TBS, Funny Or Die, and ComedyTime. He is the winner of the 2015 Beverly Hills Screenwriting Contest and was featured the WCIU show Chicago's One Night Stand-up.

 

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