Penn & Teller: A TimesTalk Conversation
Thursday, July 2, 6:30 p.m.
TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street
Prior to the start of their six-week run on Broadway, Penn and Teller will appear in conversation as part of the TimesTalk series presented by The New York Times. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit: http://timestalks.com/detail-event.php?event=penn_teller
A Taste of Magic
Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at 5 and 8 p.m. July 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25.
Dock's Oyster Bar, 633 Third Avenue
A Taste of Magic includes dinner plus performances of close-up magic before the meal and between courses. For more information: atasteofmagicnyc.com
Chamber Magic, featuring Steve Cohen
Fridays at 7 and 9 p.m.; Saturdays at 2, 7 and 9 p.m.
No shows on Saturday, July 4
The Waldorf Towers, 100 East 50th Street.
For more information: www.chambermagic.com, or 866-811-4111
Mayhew Mayhem, featuring Chris Mayhew
Thursday July 30, 9:30 p.m.
The PIT Theatre, 123 East 24th Street
Monday Night Magic
Monday, June 29, at 8 p.m., featuring: David Schwartz, Dave Cox, and Michael Chaut (headliner), with Master of Ceremonies, David Corsaro. Close-up performances at intermission by: Mike Patrick, Ben Nemzer, and Matias Letelier
Monday, July 6, at 8 p.m., featuring: Alexander Boyce, Scott Alexander & Puck, Jeff Moche (headliner), with Master of Ceremonies, Harrison Greenbaum. Close-up performances at intermission by: David Oliver, Jason Suran, and Joe Maxwell
Monday, July 13, featuring: Jonathan Burns, Francis Menotti, and Michael Chaut (headliner) with Master of Ceremonies, David Corsaro. Close-up performances at intermission by: Noah Levine, Richard Cohn, and Peter Samelson.
Players Theatre, 125 MacDougal Street. For information: mondaynightmagic.com/MainMenu.html, 718-575-1349
Parlor of Mystery
featuring: Theaddeus, Adam Mesmer, Carl Mecurio
Sunday, June 28, at 7 p.m.
South Shore Theatre Experience, 315 West Montauk Highway
Lindenhurst, NY (Long Island)
For tickets and information: southshoretheatre.com
Parlor of Mystery shows are held the fourth Sunday of every month.
Penn & Teller on Broadway
July 7 through August 16
For more information: pennandtelleronbroadway.com
Sam Eaton's The Quantum Eye
Saturdays at 5 p.m.
Theatre 80, 80 Saint Mark's Place
The Magician, featuring Dan White
An intimate evening of magic, mystery, and deception.
Most weeks the show is presented Friday at 8 pm. and Saturday at 6 and 9:30 p.m.
Please check the show's web site for specific availability.
Nomad Upstairs, The Nomad Hotel, 1170 Broadway (and 28th Street)
Vinny DePonto: Mind Reader
Friday, July 31, 7:30 p.m.
Union Hall, 702 Union Street, Brooklyn
Cafe Rustico II, 25 West 35th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)
Saturdays from approximately noon to 5 p.m.
Magicians gather at Rustico on Saturdays, in a longstanding tradition to share information, help each other with tricks, and socialize. The group is attended by magicians of all levels from beginners to working pros. Many future magic greats got their start by learning from fellow magicians at this weekly get-together. Anyone interested in magic is welcome to attend.
The Magic Table
Times Square Diner & Grill, 807 Eighth Avenue (49th Street)
Fridays at 1 p.m.
The Magic Table is another longstanding gathering for magicians. It has always been based in the Times Square area, harking to the time when the neighborhood was home to multiple magic businesses like the Tannen's and Max Holden magic stores. The get-together is open to anyone interested in magic.
The Atrium, 601 Lexington Avenue
Mondays at 6 p.m.
Magnets is a newer group that meets for weekly jam sessions and also occasionally sponsors its own lectures, workshops and shows. This group is also open to everyone interested in magic.