MCKITTRICK HOTEL ANNOUNCES “SPEAKEASY MAGICK” A SPELLBINDING NEW MAGICAL SHOW
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The McKittrick Hotel
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
THE MCKITTRICK HOTEL, HOME OF SLEEP NO MORE, PRESENTS
A SPELLBINDING NEW INTIMATE EVENING WITH NYC’S BEST ILLUSIONISTS
HOSTED BY TODD ROBBINS IN THE CLUB CAR
LATE NIGHT MAGIC JAM SESSION MOVES TO PRIME TIME APRIL 4
New York, NY (March 25, 2019) – The McKittrick Hotel (530 West 27th Street, NYC), home of Sleep No More, announces Speakeasy Magick, a spellbinding new experience featuring the city’s top magical talents. Performances will be offered in The Club Car on Thursdays at 8pm, Fridays at 7pm, and Saturdays at 8pm starting April 4.
The hotel’s latest enchanted experience features a combination of up-close-and-personal prestidigitation and parlor magic, hosted by Todd Robbins. Robbins is a New York City-based performer who specializes in intriguing deceptions and offbeat amusements. He brings decades of experience on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and around the world to The Club Car each week.
Audiences are transported to the top floor of The McKittrick in a vintage elevator car, where The Club Car and its residents await. Inside the mysterious venue, cozy tables and a live jazz pianist set the scene for an evening of dazzling surprises.
Speakeasy Magick summons guests to the underground world of close-up magic as a revolving cast conjures amazing feats before their eyes. Performers include Matthew Holtzclaw (Penn & Teller: Fool Us), Patrick Davis (Monday Night Magic), Jason Suran (The Other Side), Mark Calabrese (Penn & Teller: Fool Us), Matias Letelier (Matias’ Magic & Mentalism), Prakash Puru (celebrity favorite), Alex Boyce (How to Transcend a Happy Marriage), Rachel Wax (A Taste of Magic), Noah Levine (Magic After Hours), and more.
Sleight-of-hand extends to the bar offerings as well. Signature drinks include a stiff Old Fashioned and the hotel’s signature Sleep No More concoction, as well as a gilded bar cart with chilled bubbly, bespoke creations, and barrel-aged cocktails poured table side.
Speakeasy Magick joins Susanne Bartsch’s XXX cabaret Bartschland Follies, which currently plays every Friday night at 10:30pm in The Club Car. The venue is also home to mentalist Scott Silven’s magical dining experience, At The Illusionist’s Table, and evening of mind reading, Wonders at Dusk, which are ending successful extended engagements on March 31.
The McKittrick Hotel is open seven days a week. Located in Chelsea near The High Line, Hudson Yards, Hell’s Kitchen and the Meatpacking District, the venue offers a plethora of entertainment options for tourists and locals alike. From the award-winning immersive spectacle Sleep No More and after-hours jazz speakeasy Manderley Bar, to year-round rooftop hideaway Gallow Green, there are endless reasons to visit.
The Club Car is located in The McKittrick Hotel at 542 West 27th Street, New York, NY 10001. Tickets are available online at www.mckittrickhotel.com or by calling the Box Office at 212-904-1880.
ABOUT THE MCKITTRICK HOTEL
The McKittrick Hotel (@TheMcKittrick) is home of immersive theater spectacle Sleep No More (@sleepnomorenyc), year-round rooftop bar Gallow Green (@gallowgreen), jazz age-inspired speakeasy Manderley Bar (@manderleybar), and restaurant and performance space The Club Car (@clubcarnyc) – home of Bartschland Follies, At The Illusionist’s Table, and Speakeasy Magick.
The McKittrick is also renowned for one-of-a-kind experiences including live concerts, intimate music festivals, and elaborate masked soirées for May Fair, Halloween and New Year’s Eve.
For additional information, visit www.mckittrickhotel.com.
ABOUT TODD ROBBINS
Todd Robbins (@toddrobbins) is a New York City-based performer who has spent decades specializing in arcane forms of popular entertainment, offbeat amusements and intriguing deceptions. Robbins is renowned for his work in Coney Island and sideshow, magic, circus, ragtime piano and traditional jazz, medicine shows and burlesque.
For additional information, visit www.toddrobbins.com.
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