The Magic Parlour
Subway: Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to Madison; Red to Monroe$75
Event Info: (773) 251-2195 thehousetheatre.com
Illusionist Dennis Watkins dips into his trunk of wondrous effects, including a "Card Stab" involving a human-sized balloon. The ticket price for this up-close magic show includes a selection of wine and beer.