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The House Theatre of Chicago presents

Death & Harry Houdini

  • Death & Harry Houdini
  • Death & Harry Houdini
  • Death & Harry Houdini
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  • Death & Harry Houdini
  • Death & Harry Houdini
  • Death & Harry Houdini
  • Death & Harry Houdini
  • Death & Harry Houdini
  • Death & Harry Houdini
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  • Death & Harry Houdini

Death and Harry Houdini makes the audience hold its breath!”
- Miami New Times
“A buzzy blend of traditional storytelling, music and spectacle. A THRILLING RIDE!”
- Time Out Chicago
Death and Harry Houdini soars on Dennis Watkins’ brilliance as a genuine magician and fearless stuntman. INGENIOUSLY WRITTEN AND DIRECTED!”
- Chicago Sun-Times
“A HELLUVA PARTY! Dennis Watkins is simply magnificent as Houdini.”
- Chicago Reader
“LEAVES ITS AUDIENCE UTTERLY SPELLBOUND!”- Chicago Reader

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SEATING LEVELS

 REGULAR

GROUP 10+

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General Admission Seating

$50

$45.50

$41

$35



Additional incentives are available for larger groups like Meet-and-greets, receptions!

  • Run Time: 135 minutes
  • Intermission: 15 minutes
  • Parental Guide: 8+
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Wednesday, April 26 - Sunday, May 21

CARNIVAL STUDIO THEATER
“Visually thrilling! MAGIC OF THE HIGHEST ORDER!” - Chicago Tribune

Written and Directed by Nathan Allen
Magic by Dennis Watkins

Reappearing by popular demand following a sold-out run in 2012!

Bold, visually stunning and highly entertaining, Death and Harry Houdini delivers a roller coaster ride through the life of the legendary Harry Houdini. Death and Harry Houdini is reappearing on stage with The House Theatre of Chicago, the great Chicago company that presented the acclaimed plays: The Sparrow and The Magnificents!

House Company Member and award-winning magician Dennis Watkins performs Houdini’s original magic including Houdini's most renowned and dangerous escape - the dreaded Water Torture Cell!

This dark and tumultuous story is guaranteed to keep audiences on the edge of their seats!

Presented in partnership with

  • The House Theatre of Chicago

 

The Theater Up-Close Series are generously supported by

  • Zoetic Stage

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