Frequently Asked Questions

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WHAT IS THE EXPERIENCE?

The Illusionist at the Palace Theater is an intimate and interactive magic show with jaw-dropping visual illusions, impossible coincidences, and unbelievable feats of mind reading and mentalism. It is a modern magic show for an intellectual, skeptical adult audience starring world class illusionist Kevin Blake.

WHO IS KEVIN BLAKE?

Kevin Blake has been seen on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, The CW’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us!, toured with Band of Magicians in New Zealand and Australia, and rejected every Hogwarts acceptance letter he ever received. He can read your pulse and tell if you’re lying, see into your imagination, and maybe even predict the future. His unique, interactive illusions, comedic presentations, and blink-and-you’ll-miss-it sleight of hand have made him recognized as one of the best magicians in the world.

WHAT IS THE PALACE THEATER?

The Palace Theater is a beautiful cabaret theater inside of a secret speakeasy designed in the aesthetic of the 1920’s. Once home to the immersive production The Speakeasy, it is complete with an illicit bar, crooked casino and Vaudeville cabaret. It is located at a secret location in North Beach inside Joe’s Clock Shop. The closest cross streets are Broadway and Columbus.

HOW LONG IS THE PERFORMANCE?

The performance is approximately 80 minutes long with one brief intermission to refill drinks.

WHAT IS THE COCKTAIL MAGIC FLIGHT?

The magical cocktail flight is a pre-purchased cocktail pairing with the show designed by several-time world champion master cocktalier Carlo Splendorini. The flight includes 2 magical cocktails that arrive spaced out throughout the show, plus absurdly delicious truffle chex to snack on. For more information about the cocktail pairing, please go here.

WHAT IS RESERVED / VIP SEATING?

Reserved seats are closer to the stage and have a table. They are most likely to be able to participate in parts of the performance. VIP booths are purchased for groups of 2-5 and come with some VIP offerings, such as a champagne toast and snacks.

ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED?

The show is written for an adult audience. But if you sneak in a child, we won’t tell.

ARE THERE CANCELLATIONS / REFUNDS / TRANSFERS?

All sales are final but you may transfer your tickets to others. Check in under the name of the purchaser.

IS THERE A WAITLIST FOR SOLD-OUT PERFORMANCES?

There is no waitlist, but we do have a mailing list where we announce new dates. Join our mailing list at the bottom of this page.

I’M MISSING MY WATCH.

Kevin Blake most certainly didn’t pocket it. However, if you’re looking for a watch, we have a list of lightly used watches here.

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