Sean Masterson

“Masterson’s sleight-of-hand tricks with tales to boot are spellbinding”

The Chicago Tribune

Magic Up Close

Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont
Through April 27th

Sunday Matinees
11:30 a.m.

A highly visual close-up magic show that appeals to a multi-generational audience and includes much participation.

Audience proximity is key.
The performance takes place on the edge of the stage affording everyone a bird’s-eye view.

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Sean Masterson in Magic Matinee

Magic Up Close

"When he relates the classic tale about the frog prince, he folds a card into an origami amphibian and then changes him into a prince. Not only is the frog's transformation a shrewd magic trick but it evokes all the magical enchantment of fairy tales."

The Chicago Tribune

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Magic Up Close

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See Magic Up Close now playing Sundays at Theater Wit

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All about Sean Masterson

Chicago Magician Sean Masterson has been amazing audiences with his family magic show for 25 years. He has been featured at the Chicago History Museum, the Old Town Art Fair and The Acorn Theater in Three Oaks, MI.

His close up magic is a favorite at corporate events. As a corporate entertainer Sean has performed his walk around magic each December for the last 7 years at a gathering of Chicago notables in the home of Penny Pritzker.

As a children's magician, Sean entertains at blue and gold banquets, school shows, bar mitzvahs and has decades of experience with birthday party magic shows.

Sean has been performing his public magic shows in Chicago theaters since 1992.

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